Alexandrina Victoria

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"Queen"
Person.png Alexandrina Victoria   SpartacusRdf-icon.png
Born1819-05-24
Kensington Palace, London
Died1901-01-22 (Age 81)
Osborne House, Isle of Wight
SpouseAlbert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Assassination attempts

The most serious of eight failed assassination attempts on Queen Victoria during her 63 year reign was The Jubilee Plot.

Quotations

“I am most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of "Women's Rights", with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety. Lady Amberley ought to get a good whipping. Were woman to unsex themselves by claiming equality with men, they would become the most hateful, heathen and disgusting of beings and would surely perish without male protection.”
Alexandrina Victoria (1870)  [1]
From a private letter to Sir Theodore Martin. Having heard that Viscountess Amberley had become president of the Bristol and West of England Women's Suffrage Society and had addressed a public public meeting on the subject.

24 May 1819|22 January 1901|


References

  1. http://www.historyofwomen.org/suffrage.html British Women's Emancipation since the Renaissance


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