Between the Stacks
February 8, 2017
Like many people around the country, I am currently watching “Victoria” on television every week. It is a wonderful historical drama about the life of Queen Victoria, one of Great Britain’s longest ruling monarchs.
She was only 18 years old when she ascended the throne in June of 1837 and during her lifetime her children and grandchildren would rule over many of the countries in Europe. Victoria reigned for over sixty years until her death in 1901. She was an interesting woman who spoke English, German, French, Italian and Latin; as well as being an accomplished musician and artist....