More 'Victoria' History, Season 3 EditionDaniel Hautzinger
March 4, 2019
Season three of Victoria is over, but there's still a lot more history to explore. Learn about some of the people, events and medical trends of the day, from Emily Palmerston to the Great Exhibition to cruel pseudosciences.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 8Daniel Hautzinger
March 3, 2019
With the opening of the Great Exhibition approaching, Albert is working himself to death to insure its success. Palmerston once again makes an unpopular decision, Feo miscalculates in her schemes, and Sophie has an enormous decision to make.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 7Daniel Hautzinger
February 24, 2019
An incident in Athens leads to an international crisis that threatens to end Palmerston's political career, while Albert undertakes an ambitious project to host a grand exhibition in London, despite public disapproval and the possibility of failure.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 6Daniel Hautzinger
February 17, 2019
When private sketches of Victoria and Albert at home are leaked to the public, Victoria suffers an image crisis. Things finally come to a head between Victoria and Feo, widening the rift between Victoria and Albert.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 5Daniel Hautzinger
February 10, 2019
Victoria decides to visit Ireland, becoming the first English monarch to do so in centuries. Albert, of course, doubts that the trip will be effective, given that calls for Irish independence are increasing – and the disagreement affects their marriage.
The History Behind Season Three of 'Victoria'Daniel Hautzinger
February 5, 2019
How accurate are the historical events depicted in Victoria? Learn about the real people who appear in this season, from Lord Palmerston to the father of contemporary epidemiology to the "Swedish Nightingale," and discover what the revolutions in the show were about.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 4Daniel Hautzinger
February 3, 2019
A cholera outbreak strikes a neighborhood of London, and Victoria and Albert champion new scientific research to discover how the disease is spread. They do so separately, however, since they are not even on speaking terms as they continue to feud.
From Sheep's Head to Pheasant: Food in Victorian EnglandDaniel Hautzinger
January 29, 2019
While wealthy Victorians hosted elaborate, multi-course meals with expensive ingredients, the working class stretched the rare piece of meat as far as they could. Watch the owners of Pleasant House Pub prepare wealthy and working class Victorian meals – and yes, there is a sheep's head.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 3Daniel Hautzinger
January 27, 2019
The confines of a small island cause tensions to flare between Victoria and Albert and provide the perfect context for other noble intrigue, while Palmerston's enthusiastic welcoming of a democratic agitator to London in the queen's absence worries her.
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 2Daniel Hautzinger
January 20, 2019
As the Chartists prepare a mass demonstration on behalf of the working class, Victoria is forced to decide whether to trust her faith in the people or the concern of her advisors. Will Britain erupt in popular revolt like the other countries of Europe?
'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 1Daniel Hautzinger
January 13, 2019
Victoria is back, but the queen's reign may be in danger. It's 1848, and liberal revolutions are sweeping away despots and the old order across Europe, starting with Victoria's sometime ally Louis Philippe of France. As Victoria faces popular unrest, a new political rival emerges.
Royal Rules: The Odd Restrictions the Royal Family FollowsDaniel Hautzinger
May 18, 2018
From who curtsys to whom to the various forms of deference shown to the queen to restrictions regarding travel and dress, the royal family has some unusual strictures that they follow. Brush up on them before the royal wedding this Saturday.
'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 7 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
February 25, 2018
It's the season finale of Victoria, and Christmas is coming! Albert, of all people, is obsessed with making the holiday magical, but family drama makes it difficult. Victoria sympathizes with a young visitor to the palace, and various romances reach their peak.
Did That Really Happen? 'Victoria' EditionDaniel Hautzinger
February 23, 2018
How many times did people try to assassinate Queen Victoria? Did she actually travel to Scotland? What caused the Great Famine in Ireland? Did Robert Peel's secretary save him from a murderer? And more questions from Victoria.
'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 6 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
February 18, 2018
Victoria is forced to choose between two loved ones who begin to quarrel while Peel engages in the political fight of his life, one he fears will end his career. Drummond and Alfred wrestle with their future, but a dramatic event everything.
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