Queen Victoria and her prime ministers

  • 356 Pages
  • 3.82 MB
  • English
Oxford University Press , New York
Victoria, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1819-1901, Prime ministers -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 356 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14816074M

11 rows  Queen Victoria was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Empire from 20 June until her death on 22 January At the start of her reign, responsible government outside of the United Kingdom itself was unknown, but starting in the s this would change.

During her reign Victoria was served by well over 33 Prime. Queen Victoria & Her Prime Ministers Paperback – Novem by Christina Croft (Author) › Visit Amazon's Christina Croft Page.

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Of the ten Victorian Prime Ministers, there were some /5(4). 'He treats her with unbounded respect', wrote the diarist Charles Greville, of the behaviour of her first Prime Minister, the Whig Lord Melbourne, towards the. The chapters in this book which deal with my father, Queen Victoria and her ten Prime Ministers are not studies in biography, still less have I attempted to.

However, this book doesn’t really devote much time at all to Victoria and Albert’s love – we don’t even meet Albert until the ‘final act’ – and while Goodwin’s writing makes the chemistry between the pair almost tangible, she’s more concerned with the relationship between Victoria and Melbourne, the Prime Minister – and the idea that the pair became infatuated with.

Queen Victoria and Her Prime Ministers. New York: Oxford University Press, This book offers an exhaustive account of the dealings between Queen Victoria and her ten Prime Ministers.

It is the author's intention to show the affects that these Prime Ministers had on the Queen. Queen Victoria and her prime ministers.

New York, Oxford University Press, [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Algernon Cecil. A Comprehensive View of Queen Victoria's Life Queen Victoria was a complex woman.

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One of the strengths of Wilson's biography is that through the use of her letters and journals he is able to show us the internal life of the Queen.

Victoria was married, presumably happily, to Prince Albert. They produced nine children, and his death left her /5. Queen Victoria and her prime ministers.

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London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, (OCoLC) Online version: Cecil, Algernon, Queen Victoria and her prime ministers. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, (OCoLC) Named Person.

Prime Ministers of Queen Victoria have been nine in number, THE QUEEN - What made Victorians Victorian, The Victorian age was not one, not single, simple, or unified; Victoria's reign lasted so long that it comprised several periods.

Above all, it was an age of paradox and power. Victorian History, Fashion, Sports, Culture and Social History of the Victorian Era   The book recounts the births of their numerous children, and the joys and sorrows that they would bring Victoria.

The premature death of her husband at the age of forty, however, would mark Victoria for the remainder of her long often fractious relationships Victoria would have with some of her Prime Ministers is recounted, as are the /5(5). The queen “budded in the presence of a man who charmed her, who confided in her and sought her approval,” such as her first prime minister, Lord Melbourne, with whom she had “one of the great platonic romances of modern 4/4(5).

In Victoria's reign, the years between and are most known for two great, contending prime ministers—the Conservative Benjamin Disraeli, and the Liberal William Gladstone.

Victoria's relationship with the former was very good; the latter she disliked immensely. On the whole she favored.

The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our g on previously unpublished papers, this stunning new portrait is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength and resilience/5().

Julia Baird's new biography re-examines the life of Queen Victoria of her own — despite her husband and prime ministers — and lived and ruled the way she thought best.

in the book. 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 monarchy took on its modern ceremonial character.

They also provide glimpses of her meetings with prime ministers, as well as intimate moments like the birth of her nine children (“Dr.

Snow administered ‘that blessed Chloroform’”) and interactions with the royal household. though most are not in Queen Victoria’s handwriting and do not reveal her complete unvarnished thoughts. The Queen's decision to attend Lady Thatcher's funeral was a personal one only made the day after the former prime minister's death.

Her presence elevates its status to that of state funeral in. Kinealy has studied Queen Victoria’s diaries as well as the writings of Prime Ministers Peel and Russell, and she believes that “Victoria” Author: Frances Mulraney.

This book focuses on Victoria's personal relationship with her family, her ministers and her staff.

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Given her extraordinary long life, there is a lot of material to cover. I was particularly interested in Victoria's contentious early relationship with her mother and the way the young queen was so successful in establishing her independence from Cited by:   Queen Victoria served as monarch of Great Britain and Ireland from until her death in She became Empress of India in After Queen Elizabeth II, Victoria is the second-longest Born: She greatly admired some of her Prime Ministers; others she could not tolerate.

The monarch ruled for sixty-three years and seven months, longer than any other. She was well loved by her people, and made a lasting impression on the world. No monarch in history wrote as much, or as well, as Queen Victoria.

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The Queen and her Prime Ministers The relationship of the young Queen and her first Prime Minister, the Whig Lord Melbourne was like a pupil and a teacher. Her hostility to his successor, the Tory, Sir Robert Peel, led to his resignation in over the Bedchamber Crisis (when she refused to dismiss her Whig ladies in waiting).Author: Anne Stott.

Victoria's first prime minister and political mentor A Scottish servant in the royal palace who became Victoria's close friend Comptroller of her mother's. Victoria and her ministers are brought vividly to life, as are all those whom the Queen came to know, to love, dislike, revere or denigrate, from her mother's friend Sir John Conroy to her own adored husband, Prince Albert, who patiently endured her petulant tantrums/5(90).

Lord Melbourne was the British prime minister from July 16 to Novemand from Apto Aug He was Queen Victoria ’s close friend and chief political adviser during the early years of her reign (from J ). Queen Victoria's private journals published online This article is more than 7 years old First monarch to celebrate diamond jubilee tells Author: Maev Kennedy.

Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria with Rufus Sewell’s Melbourne. As portrayed in the TV series, Victoria and Melbourne were unusually close, with the Prime Minister spending four to Author: Huw Fullerton.

Love before Prince Albert: Queen Victoria’s suitors. for the purpose of writing his name in the visiting book”. Despite being escorted out of Kensington Gardens, Goode repeatedly made his way back in, with the hope of catching sight of Victoria. Victorian prime ministers Prince Albert Queen Victoria.

Though the Queen's meetings with her Prime Ministers have always been, by their nature, business associations, Wilson enjoyed what he referred to as a Occupation: Writer.