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Queen Victoria portrait

From Victoria Rock to Mount George V, how royal is Canada?

There are some 1,500 royal place names in the country, mostly in Ontario, Quebec and B.C.

Meghan and Prince Harry’s baby, Prince Naruhito and Queen Victoria: Royals to Watch

Births, abdications and makeovers for the world’s royal families in 2019
Queen Victoria

It’s time to embrace the ’Mother of Confederation’

This week marks the 150th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s granting Royal Assent to the British North America Act

Are we ready for a sexy Queen Victoria?

A new TV series shows her as a flirty teenage queen. But is there such a thing as too much royal sex?

Interactive timelines: Comparing the reigns of Victoria and Elizabeth

The Victorian and Elizabethan eras were marked by massive change

Crown calculus: The math behind Queen Victoria’s record reign

Our annotated breakdown of how Windsor Castle’s bibliographer measured the exact minute Queen Elizabeth II will take the crown for longest reign

She was Queen of Britain—but also a woman

A.N. Wilson’s bio of Queen Victoria uncovers a personal life ignored by earlier historians

A how-to guide for censoring a queen

Two gentlemen editors censored a queen and created a legend

What the editors of Queen Victoria’s letters left out

A review of ’Censoring Queen Victoria: How Two Gentlemen Edited a Queen and Created an Icon’ by Yvonne Ward

Downton Abbey: In a season of weird episodes ... look, Mr. Bates!

Patricia Treble on the latest episode and the rituals of mourning