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Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Produced by Al Haines

[Frontispiece: QUEEN VICTORIA, PRINCE ALBERT AND THE ROYAL FAMILY. _From the Picture by F. Winterhalter_.]

QUEEN VICTORIA

BY

LYTTON STRACHEY

LONDON

CHATTO & WINDUS

1921

TO

VIRGINIA WOOLF

CONTENTS

CHAPTER TOC I. ANTECEDENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 II. CHILDHOOD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 III. LORD MELBOURNE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 IV. MARRIAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 V. LORD PALMERSTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 VI. LAST YEARS OF THE PRINCE CONSORT . . . . . . 185 VII. WIDOWHOOD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218 VIII. MR. GLADSTONE AND LORD BEACONSFIELD . . . . . 240 IX. OLD AGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269 X. THE END . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 ZZZ BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311 ETOC

ILLUSTRATIONS

QUEEN VICTORIA, PRINCE ALBERT AND THE ROYAL FAMILY. From the picture of F. Winterhalter, at Buckingham Palace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _Frontispiece_

PRINCESS VICTORIA IN 1836. From a print after the picture by F. Winterhalter

LORD MELBOURNE. From the portrait by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., in possession of the Earl of Rosebery

QUEEN VICTORIA IN 1838. From the portrait by E. Corbould

PRINCE ALBERT IN 1840. From the portrait by John Partridge, at Buckingham Palace

QUEEN VICTORIA AND THE PRINCE CONSORT IN 1860

QUEEN VICTORIA IN 1863

QUEEN VICTORIA IN 1876. From the portrait by Von Angeli, in possession of Coningsby Disraeli, Esq. Presented by Her Majesty to the Earl of Beaconsfield

QUEEN VICTORIA IN 1897

_For facilities afforded in regard to the reproduction of certain of the above, thanks are due to Mr. John Murray_.


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