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The Homes of Queen Victoria

A short video showing pictures of the main places lived in by Queen Victoria throughout her lifetime.

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The Last Tsar’s Siblings – Romanovs and the Russian Revolution

The tragic story of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his wife and children has been told and retold on countless occasions, numerous books have been written and film adaptations have been made. Nicholas’s story has become legendary, but the … Continue reading

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Welsh Nationalists to King of England – The Improbable Rise of the Tudor Dynasty

Background The Tudors, that name conjures up in the imagination a big, bearded King Henry VIII and his six wives, or Bloody Mary and her burning at the stake of countless heretics, or of the Virgin Queen fending off the … Continue reading

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A European Union – the Marriages of Queen Victoria’s Children

Pax Britannica was the term applied to the century of “peace” in European history from the defeat of Napoleon I at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the beginning of the First World War in 1914. It was essentially a … Continue reading

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