Queen Victoria had nine children. All of her children were born after she married Prince Albert in 1840. The eldest, Victoria, Princess Royal, was born in November 1840, and the youngest, Princess Beatrice, was born in 1857.Continue Reading
Her other children include Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, who was born 1841; Princess Alice, who was born in 1843; Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, who was born in 1844; Princess Helena, who was born in 1846; Princess Louise, who was born in 1848; Prince Arthur, who was born in 1850; and Prince Leopold, who was born in 1853.
Many of Victoria's children married into the royal families of Europe, which linked the dynasties of these families with strong ties of blood. For example, her daughter Victoria's husband was Frederick III, the German emperor. Queen Victoria's grandchildren included Kaiser Wilhelm II, Queen Marie of Romania, Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain and Empress Alexandria of Russia.Learn more about Modern Europe
Queen Victoria reigned over the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland for 63 years, seven months and three days. She ascended the throne on June 20, 1837, and died on Jan. 22, 1901.Full Answer >
As a constitutional monarch whose powers were quite limited, Queen Victoria was able to use her influence in colonization and to occasionally effect positive change, particularly for the poor. Queen Victoria herself was known as a conservative monarch whose 64-year reign was the longest in the history of the United Kingdom.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the value of a Queen Victoria penny ranges from £1 for a coin in fine condition to more than £4,000 pounds for a rare issue in uncirculated condition, according to the British Coin Price Guide. The value of a Queen Victoria penny depends upon the year in which the penny was struck, the condition of the coin and the issue or markings on the penny.Full Answer >
The Victorian Era, named for Great Britain's Queen Victoria, began in 1837 and ended in 1901. It is remembered for its embrace of middle class values associated with the expansion of the middle class that occurred as a result of the Industrial Revolution,Full Answer >