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Royal babies and growing up with the Queen

Painting of Queen Victoria and Albert and five of their children. This was hung in the Dining Room at Osborne. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018
Posted:
2 April 2018
Posted By:
Dr Andrew Hann
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History Uncovered

Regardless of the historical period, royal babies tend to catch the world's attention. Indeed, much of the way modern royals are raised follows the examples set by their ancestors - particularly Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, who modernised royal child's play as we know it today. As the young...

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