Queen Victoria’s Private Diaries Made Available Online

Posted by admin on May 28, 2012

The complete collection of Queen Victoria’s private diaries is being made available to the public online for the first time. The Queen launched the Queen Victoria’s Journals website at Buckingham Palace.

The journals, running to 43,000 pages, provide a picture of her life from the first entry at the age of 13 until 10 days before her death aged 81 in 1901. In an 1839 entry she describes Prince Albert as “beautiful” after first meeting him.

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