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The history of England during the reign of Victoria (1837-1901)

by Low, Sidney Sir

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sidney Low and Lloyd C. Sanders.
      SeriesThe Political history of England,, v. 12
      ContributionsSanders, Lloyd Charles, 1857- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA30 .P762 vol. 12
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 532 p.
      Number of Pages532
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5682542M
      LC Control Number69013977

      During my reign the Spanish Armada was defeated and the English became a people of "the Book" KING JAMES. authorized a new translation of the Bible in ROUNDHEADS. document that granted Englishmen certain rights and started England on its way to representative government. Year that the Magna Carter was signed. Queen Victoria's Death Queen Victoria's reign, lasted 63 years, from to She ascended the throne of Great Britain, when she was Despite being the Queen of Britain, and a very influential and prominent person, she also had an impact on Australian history.

      The Victorian age is the name given to the time of Queen Victoria’s reign. It spanned most of the 19th century and was a time of great change in Britain. The Victorian era saw Britain become the world’s first industrial power, producing much of the world’s coal, iron, steel, and textiles. Weaving in Victoria's personal letters and diaries, Sitwell breathes life into the Queen's relationships with her family and her court. A rich exploration of Victoria's reign and a social document of Victorian Britain, Victoria of England vividly illustrates the life of the iconic monarch with insight and emotion.

        Queen Victoria was Britain's monarch for 63 years, from until her death in Because her reign spanned so much of the 19th century and her nation dominated world affairs during that time, her name came to be associated with the period.   Queen Victoria is the second-longest-reigning monarch in British history – she reigned for almost 64 years, from until her death in But her path to the throne wasn’t easy: born into a succession crisis, Victoria was fifth in line at the time of her birth, and her father was the fourth child of the reigning king, George III.


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The history of England during the reign of Victoria (1837-1901) by Low, Sidney Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Queen Victoria, queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (–) and empress of India (–), who gave her name to an era, the Victorian Age. During her reign with her husband, Prince Consort Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the British.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Low, Sidney, Sir, History of England during the reign of Victoria (). In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June until her death on 22 January The era followed the Georgian period and preceded the Edwardian period, and its later half overlaps with the first part of the Belle Époque era of Continental Europe.

In terms of moral sensibilities and political reforms, this period began Followed by: Edwardian era. In the end, the Victorian era, in all its good and bad, was a turning point in Britain's history.

During her reign, Queen Victoria helped changed Britain for the better, paving the way for modern Britain. Read more: What to expect from Victoria season 3 * Originally published in   Life in Britain during the 19th century was known as Victorian England because of Victoria’s long reign and the indelible stamp it and her persona placed on the country.

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May – 22 January ) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India on 1 May Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her was a period of industrial, cultural, political.

Over the course of her reign, Victoria witnessed a mammoth expansion of the British empire. During her first 20 years on the throne, Britain’s imperial conquests had increased almost fivefold.

By the time she died, it was the largest empire the world had ever known and included a quarter of the world’s population.

During her reign, several attempts were made at Queen Victoria's life, all of them unsuccessful. The first notable attempt was made inwhen 18. Tudors is the second book in Peter Ackroyd's History of England series--if you have not read the first Foundation (you really should) it is not a problem.

This book is a continuation of the historical period and will still make perfect sense without the preface of the first book.4/5(). Victoria's grief after Prince Albert's untimely death was so shattering that for the rest of her life--nearly forty years--she dressed only in black.

She survived several assassination attempts, and during her reign England's empire expanded around the globe until it. An Enjoyable Historical Novel I thought this was an in-depth story of Queen Victoria, through her early life, to her Coronation at a very early age, and her 60 plus year reign.

I now am much more familiar with this time in history and it was very enjoyable/5(). Overview: Victorian Britain, - During the Victorian era, Britain could claim to be the world's superpower, despite social inequality at home and burgeoning industrial rivals overseas.

Readers will come away from this book with an appreciation of how and why the cataclysmic events of seventeenth century England shaped world history for the next two centuries.” ― “Appropriately detailed, beautifully written story of the Stuarts' rise and fall - will leave readers clamoring for the further adventures awaiting Reviews: Victoria’s reign was one of enormous change.

During this time, Britain had the world’s biggest empire, the largest navy, and the most modern industries. When she died inQueen Victoria was a symbol of British greatness and much loved. Her reign is known as the Victorian age and British people of the time are known as Victorians. Two days later she passed peacefully away, and the longest reign in the annals of British history was over.

Never through the long centuries had monarch been more beloved than was Britain's great Queen, Victoria. "She passed away", said one of her statesmen, "without an enemy in the world, for even those who loved not England loved her.".

This book gives a detailed account of the battles and wars conducted by Great Britain, during Queen Victoria's Reign from to Victoria's stance on each encounter is broadly described by the author. Also, the author tries to show the humanity portrayed by Victoria, in regard to her soldiers.

The generally uneventful reign of George's brother, William IV (), was followed by that of Queen Victoria (). Only 18 when she came to the throne, Victoria oversaw England at the height of its overseas power. The British Empire was established in her reign, and it.

Victoria - Victoria - Accession to the throne: In the early hours of JVictoria received a call from the archbishop of Canterbury and the lord chamberlain and learned of the death of William IV, third son of George III.

Later that morning the Privy Council was impressed by the graceful assurance of the new queen’s demeanour. She was small, carried herself well, and had a. Often overlooked in the history of Victoria's rise to the throne is her cousin, Princess Charlotte, whose unexpected death left England without an heir and led directly to Victoria's conception.

During Victoria's reign, the British overseas Empire achieved its greatest size and power. The queen added the title Empress of India to her crown in She was a strong supporter of empire, which often pitted her against the Liberal party's William Gladstone, prime minister from –, –, and again from –.

Guizot's Popular History of England, from the Accession of Victoria. (Paperback) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at During the reign of Queen Victoria, threepences were produced both for maundy use and for normal circulation in all years between and except, and (probably because of the possible advent of a decimal currency at the time (see florin), when the 3d at 1/80 of a pound would not have fitted within a decimal system).Currency silver threepences from to were of.The icon.

During the reign of Queen Victoria, a woman's place was in the home, as domesticity and motherhood were considered by society at large to be a sufficient emotional fulfilment for females.