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Who Was Queen Victoria?

Jim Gigliotti

Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian Era, a period of industrial, cultural, scientific, and political change that was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. But Victoria was raised under close supervision and near isolation until she became Queen of the United Kingdom at the young age of 18. She married her first cousin, Albert, and had nine children who married into families across Europe. By the time she had earned the nickname "The Grandmother of Europe" and the title "Empress of India" it was indeed true that the sun never set on the British Empire. Publicly, she became a national icon, but privately, Who Was Queen Victoria? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian Era, a period of industrial, cultural, scientific, and political change that was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. But Victoria was raised under close supervision and near isolation until she became Queen of the United Kingdom at the young age of 18. She married her first cousin, Albert, and had nine children who married into families across Europe. By the time she had earned the nickname "The Grandmother of Europe" and the title "Empress of India" it was indeed true that the sun never set on the British Empire. Publicly, she became a national icon, but privately, Who Was Queen Victoria? From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian Era, a period of industrial, cultural, scientific, and political change that was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. But Victoria was raised under close supervision and near isolation until she became Queen of the United Kingdom at the young age of 18. She married her first cousin, Albert, and had nine children who married into families across Europe. By the time she had earned the nickname "The Grandmother of Europe" and the title "Empress of India" it was indeed true that the sun never set on the British Empire. Publicly, she became a national icon, but privately, Who Was Queen Victoria? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jayne Entwistle

Length:

58m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:57


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

00:30