Physician Alfa Saadi, 68, came out of retirement (after a 40yr NHS career) to fight the coronavirus pandemic at Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Welwyn, Herts. Today, he became the 4th doctor in Britain to die after contracting the infection. What an absolute hero. RIP.
“George IV was held in low esteem both by his chief executor, the Duke of Wellington, and by his niece, Queen Victoria, who disapproved of his spendthrift ways, his morals and his laziness”
Why isn't Queen Anne – the monarch who oversaw the creation of the Kingdom of Great Britain – remembered with the same regard as Elizabeth I or Victoria?
Good morning and happy Sunday! Today in 1871, Queen Victoria opened London’s Royal Albert Hall, named after her late husband. Since then this famous venue, known as Britain’s “village hall,” has hosted operas, orchestras, rock concerts, tennis, and UFC fights.
Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the Governor General of Australia, Governor of New South Wales, Governor of Queensland, and Governor of Victoria and to all Australians.
Today marks the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. (1819-1901). #QueenVictoria was born at Kensington Palace and ascended to the throne in 1837 at the age of 18. She reigned for almost 64 years - the second longest reigning monarch after Queen Elizabeth II.