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“Murder of a Bastard Child,” an Historical Crime Against Children

In the 18th Century in England, what was the fate of a child born to a young woman pregnant out of wedlock? Alan Taylor in the British History Georgian Lives Facebook Group tells us, “The most common capital offence for … Continue reading

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Brother Can You Spare a Dime? a Guest Post from Brenda J. Webb + a Giveaway

We have had LOTS of interest in this post, so Brenda Webb and I thought we would highlight it again today. Brenda has generously added a giveaway to the post. Comment below to be part of the giveaway of two … Continue reading

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Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, a Disappointment to Queen Victoria

Given Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s physical infatuation with each other, their first child, Princess Victoria, called Vicky, was born nine months after their wedding. The queen was busy with her duties as monarch and could spare little time for … Continue reading

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The “Royal” Legacy of the Marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Alexandrina Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India  (1819 – 1901) + Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel, Prince Albert of Saxe-Colburg and Gotha, Prince Consort (1819 – 1861)              Their Children Were… … Continue reading

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