Tagged: Queen Victoria

A history of the Christmas Pudding

Delve into the history of the Christmas Pudding with food blogger Sam Bilton
Posted:
14 November 2016
Posted By:
Sam Bilton
Categories:
Historical How Tos

What would Christmas dinner be without a Christmas pudding? As Stir Up Sunday (the day that you're traditionally supposed to make your pud) approaches, Sam Bilton looks at the origins of the Christmas pudding. She's also found some historical recipes to try at home, including medieval figgy puddi...

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Behind the scenes of ITV’s Victoria with David Oakes

David Oakes as Prince Ernest
Posted:
9 September 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Your Stories

David Oakes is a British actor who plays Prince Ernest (Prince Albert’s brother) in the new ITV drama Victoria. David is no stranger to playing historical characters, having previously starred in The White Queen and The Living and the Dead. He gave us some insight into his experiences filming the ...

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Victoria: The Queen Beyond the Screen

Jemma Coleman sitting on the throne as Victoria in the new television series. ©ITV
Posted:
24 August 2016
Posted By:
Jenni Black
Categories:
History Uncovered

Who do you picture when you imagine Queen Victoria? A young 18-year-old girl suddenly cast into power? The imposing Empress? The widow heartbroken by the death of Albert? From the Industrial Revolution to the expansion of an empire which ruled over one-third of the globe, England was transformed ...

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