Princes Alice was Queen Victoria’s most underrated child, whose influence both intended and not intended was every bit as important as that of Vicky and Bertie and she packed it into a sadly short life full of ambition, courage, tragedy and determination.
Things didn’t go great for Vicky in the last episode. And it’s about to get a whole lot worse.
Vicky had been one of the few voices in the kingdom who had seen through Bismarck's actions But to no avail.
Today, we will be taking a look at Vicky’s time as Crown Princess of Germany, particularly focussing on her relationships with her ever expanding brood of children.
Albert’s death meant that Vicky had to press on without her guide and mentor. How would she cope without him in the many crises of the 1860s.
Vicky had grown up into a warm and loving family, to two parents that adored each other. Therefore it was quite the culture shock when she joined the Hohenzollern dynasty.
Introducing Prussia, Prince Fritz and the Princess Royal, Vicky.
Queen Victoria was, until very recently, the longest reigning monarch in British history and a towering figure in the story of 19th century Europe. This is, very briefly, her story.
Introducing the second season of The Other Half podcast.
Nero really did have a bit of a habit of stealing his friend's wives...
The quintessential Other Woman, Poppaea Sabina has been villified as an ambitious whore for nearly 2,000 years, in everywhere from Hollywood to Doctor Who. But who was she really?
Claudia Octavia had a husband who hated her, a mother-in-law who out-shadowed her, and a love rival who wanted her gone. It was never going to end well for her...
Nero didn't do things by half - especially not with his mother's murder.
Having finally achieved her goal of getting Nero on the throne, Agrippina expected to be able to still have everything her own way. But she forgot that teenage boys hate being told what to do by their mothers
Agrippina had expertly used her family name and history to make herself the most powerful woman in Rome. But she couldn't have done it without also destroying her enemies.
Now that she was Empress of Rome, Agrippina set about doing what she did best - getting stuff Done.
The death of her brother Caligula brought Agrippina back from exile, but she wasn't out of the woods yet.
Agrippina Minor was born into the most richest, most august family's in Rome. And her childhood totally sucked.
On Saturday 19 May, Meghan Markle will become a member of the royal family of the UK and 15 other countries. It will be a great occasion, but how does it rank against royal weddings of the past? Is she the first bi-racial woman to marry a prince? Is she the first divorcee? Does she wanna be like Grace Kelly? All will be revealed.
The introductory footage from the weddings of: Princess Elizabeth and Philip, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne and Mark Philips, Prince George and Diana Spencer, and Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Messalina, along with her husband and friends in the Imperial administration led a period of repression to suppress the threat of revolts. Oh also she slept with everyone. But also the politics. Shockingly, this policy was destined to bite her in the behind.