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Episode 5 - The Royal "We"

Episode 5 - The Royal "We"

Albert and Victoria

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert set the standard for marriage in the 1800’s. Everyone could tell they were hopelessly in love with each other. Devoted to the betterment of each other and their country, they worked together as a team to solve all the problems they would face as governors of a great nation. Queen Victoria as the dutiful mother and Albert the wise and all-knowing patriarch. Their marriage was an idyllic example for marriage that would last long after death would separate the perfect couple.Or…was it all an elaborate lie meant hold her subjects up to an impossible standard?Works CitedGill, Gillian. We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals. New York: Ballantine, 2009. Print.Rappaport, Helen. A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy. New York: St. Martin's, 2012. Print.Williams, Kate. Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and