Queen Victoria's Empire
(TV Series) (journal - 1 episode, 2001) (letters - 1 episode, 2001) (letter - 1 episode, 2001) (diary - 1 episode, 2001)
5' (1.52 m)
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All marriage is such a lottery - the happiness is always an exchange - though it may be a very happy one - still the poor woman is bodily and morally the husband's slave. That always sticks in my throat. When I think of a merry, happy, and free young girl - and look at the ailing aching state a young wife is generally doomed to - which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.
The Duke and Duchess of Kent wanted to name their daughter Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria. However, the baby's godfather, the Prince Regent, refused to allow his (George) or his late daughter's (Charlotte Augusta) name to be bestowed upon the possible future monarch. He announced she would be named Alexandrina after her other godfather, Tsar Alexander I.
Her phrase "We are not amused"
The Grandmother of Europe