71. VICTORIA: QUEEN, MATRIARCH, EMPRESS

IPGL Tent, Fri 28th June 17:00 - 18:00 (60 mins)

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Queen Victoria inherited the throne aged 18 and, in an unprecedented reign of 63 years, she oversaw intense industrial, cultural, political, scientific and military change within the United Kingdom, and great imperial expansion outside it. In the bicentenary of her birth, Professor Jane Ridley will overturn the established picture of the dour old lady to create a fresh and engaging portrait of this redoubtable monarch.