Bicentenary of Queen Victoria’s birth marked by Kensington Palace exhibitions

The 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth is being celebrated at her childhood home, Kensington Palace, with the opening of two major new exhibitions.

Victoria: Woman and Crown and Victoria: A Royal Childhood begin on Friday to coincide with the bicentenary.

Queen Victoria, who was born on May 24 1819, was previously the longest-reigning monarch in British history before she was overtaken by Queen Elizabeth II in 2015.

Woman and Crown explores the private life...
source: This is Lancashire

2019-05-24 05:08
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