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These six facts about Queen Victoria may change the way you think about the woman whose name defined the 19th Century.

6 Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria

Chicken Fun Fact - The Cochin chicken became popular after it was first imported into England and given to Queen Victoria who had a chicken coop built at her royal palace to house what was then called a "Shanghai" chicken.

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History - BuzzFeed Mobile

19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History

These six facts about Queen Victoria may change the way you think about the woman whose name defined the 19th Century.

6 Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria

Lithograph of Queen Victoria on the throne - Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images

Jenna Coleman as Victoria

ITV's Victoria - Victoria and Dash - Jenna Coleman I love that she has a doggie

Red Queen cover! Read this book cover to cover!!! So amazing! Definitely a high recommendation!

Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard's sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king's palace. Will her power save her or condemn her?

She Was Almost Killed 6 Times, and 17 Other Fascinating Facts About Queen Victoria: You probably already know all the facts about Queen Elizabeth II and her family, but what about Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother?

She Was Almost Killed 6 Times, and 17 Other Fascinating Facts About Queen Victoria

She Was Almost Killed 6 Times, and 17 Other Fascinating Facts About Queen Victoria: You probably already know all the facts about Queen Elizabeth II and her family, but what about Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother?

I knew about Britain and Russia, didn't know Germany was a cousin too!!

The King of Germany, England and Germany were all cousins - WTF fun facts (grandmother is watching)

The world's first postage stamp was issued by Great Britain and Ireland in 1840

Are stamps still a good investment ???

“ The Penny Black Stamp: The Penny Black was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain on 1 May for official use from 6 May.

Six Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria: What You Probably Don't Know About Queen Victoria

6 Things You Should Know About Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria queen of United Kingdom Empress of India crowned Victoria on throne in coronation robes wearing crown and holding sceptre.

Jenna Coleman has admitted she is "obsessed" with finding out facts about Queen Victoria after portraying the iconic former monarch in ITV's 'Victoria'

Jenna Coleman has become a Queen Victoria "geek" since filming the miniseries 'Victoria'. The actress portrays the former monarch - who reigned for 39 years - in the forthcoming period drama and is "obsessed" with finding out new things…

History of Monarchy in Europe

Queen Victoria - Queen Victoria was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from June 1837 until her death. From May she used the additional title of Empress of India.

*mic drop* what's a queen without her king successful

When a Queen marries, her husband does not become King. When a King marries, his wife becomes Queen. Queens = badass and necessary.

I NEED A DOCTOR FRIEND. I HAVE AN INSANELY DISTURBING GOOGLE SEARCH HISTORY BECAUSE I DONT HAVE ONE. OMG.

I WANT A DOCTOR FRIEND. *suddenly realizes I AM the doctor friend because my cousin Hannah asks me weird questions about stab wounds and effects of random stuff.

Queen Victoria had a soft spot for Sherlock. | 19 Surprising Facts About Sherlock Holmes

Queen Victoria had a soft spot for Sherlock.

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