1842 Queen Victoria wearing sapphire jewelry by Franz Xavier Winterhalter Winterhalter painted two similar portraits of Queen Victoria in 1842, one of her wearing a small crown and this one where she also wears Order of the Garter regalia.

1842 Queen Victoria wearing sapphire jewelry by Franz Xavier Winterhalter Winterhalter painted two similar portraits of Queen Victoria in one of her wearing a small crown and this one where she also wears Order of the Garter regalia.

bbc: Images of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children-Victoria, Albert Edward, Alice, Alfred, Helena, Louise, Arthur, Leopold, Beatrice

The real story of Queen Victoria's 'domestic bliss'

Queen Victoria in 1873... one of the most elaborate mourning dresses I've seen!

Victoria the beauty queen: The picture she gave Albert

Os Romanov e da Casa de Windsor vida útil da Rainha Victoria: tempo de vida de 1819-1901 Prince Albert: 1840-1861 Filhos: Edward VII | Victoria, princesa real, a princesa Alice do Reino Unido | Princesa Beatriz de Reino Unido | Alfred, Duque de Saxe-Coburg Gotha & | Princesa Helena | Princesa Louise, Duquesa de Argyll | Príncipe Arthur, duque de Connaught | Leopoldo, Duque de Albany

Her grandaughter married the Czar and a son married a Rominov. However, George V and the Czar were first cousins through their mothers who were Danish princesses and sisters.

great book on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

10 top royal love stories

"We Two Victoria and Albert Rulers, Partners, Rivals" A Biography on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert by Gillian Gill

Queen Victoria with her Indian servant Abdul Karim whom she called Munshi (teacher) and who taught her Hindi.

Queen Victoria with her Indian servant Abdul Karim whom she called Munshi (teacher) and who taught her Hindi. Another powerful queen.

Osborne House was once the favourite royal residence of Queen Victoria, who enjoyed family breaks at the property - miles away from Windsor Castle, which she considered gloomy

Inside Queen Victoria’s Isle of Wight residence

Osborne House was once the favourite royal residence of Queen Victoria, who enjoyed family breaks at the property - miles away from Windsor Castle, which she considered gloomy.

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

How Do Britain's Two Longest-Reigning Monarchs Compare?

Today, Sept Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history. My homegirls right here.

Victoria and Albert, seen here in 1854, were married in February 1840 after she proposed to him

When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, 1854 Queen Victoria and Prince Albert photographed by Roger Fenton at Buckingham Palace on 30 June

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on their wedding day

When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

'The Victorian Era' is named after Queen Victoria of England (pictured here in her wedding dress). Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in She started the tradition of wearing white.

Queen Victoria’s wedding dress. She set the fashion for white bridal gowns, which has continued to this day.

Queen Victoria Wedding Dress - The wedding dress that Queen Victoria wore to marry Prince Albert in February 1840 sparked a trend for white wedding dresses that is still in vogue today.

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