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Queen Victoria Ascends British Throne (1837)

Queen Victoria ruled the UK for more than 63 years, longer than any other British monarch. Her reign, known as the Victorian Era, coincided with the height of the Industrial Revolution and was marked by significant social, economic, and technological changes in the UK. Though the Irish Potato Famine adversely affected Victoria's popularity, she was mostly well liked. She was a carrier of the hereditary illness later dubbed the "royal disease." What is the disease called today? More...
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The harbor separates Hong Kong Island and Kowloon peninsula is called the Victoria Harbor. The harbor named after her when Hong Kong was a colony of England.
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The royal disease is called hemophylia! The disease had such a lovely name--why did they have to spoil it?!

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I always thought the ' royal disease ' was some form of OCD centred on waving and wearing dumpy hats. You live and learn...

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Victoria's son Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany suffered from the disease. For this
reason, haemophilia was once popularly called "the royal disease".
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During the Victorian Age, according to some observers, HYPOCRISY was "the most characteristic vice of the age."
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The 'purple secret' of the royal family.

A new genetic analysis has confirmed that the “royal disease” suffered by the male descendants of Queen Victoria was in fact a rare type of hemophilia, the genetic disease marked by a deficiency in blood clotting. Queen Victoria had several sons that died from blood loss after seemingly minor injuries. The disease spread as her descendants married into other royal families across Europe, altering Western history.

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The Victorian Period
1837 (the year Victoria became Queen) and ends in 1901 (the year of her death)

The Victorian era of British history was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, prosperity, refined sensibilities and national self confidence for Britain.[1] Some scholars date the beginning of the period in terms of sensibilities and political concerns to the passage of the Reform Act 1832. The era was preceded by the Georgian period and followed by the Edwardian period. The latter half of the Victorian age roughly coincided with the first portion of the Belle Époque era of continental Europe and the Gilded Age of the United States.

read more: https://faculty.unlv.edu/kirschen/handouts/victorian.html
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Daemon wrote:
Queen Victoria Ascends British Throne (1837)

Queen Victoria ruled the UK for more than 63 years, longer than any other British monarch. Her reign, known as the Victorian Era, coincided with the height of the Industrial Revolution and was marked by significant social, economic, and technological changes in the UK. Though the Irish Potato Famine adversely affected Victoria's popularity, she was mostly well liked. She was a carrier of the hereditary illness later dubbed the "royal disease." What is the disease called today? More...


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