Bestselling author and historian Lucy Worsley tracks a new course through Queen Victoria’s life, examining how she transformed from dancing princes to the Widow of Windsor and became one of Britain’s greatest monarchs along the way.
In her new book, QUEEN VICTORIA; Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow she takes twenty-four significant days from Victoria’s life, from her birth, her wedding, her coronation to her husband’s death, and many more in between, she allows us to see Victoria up close and personal, examining how she lived hour to hour.
Lucy’s new book is published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, and celebrates Queen Victoria as a woman of her time, who lived an extraordinary life.
Doctor Lucy Worsley is an historian, author, curator and television presenter. She is Chief Curator at the charity Historic Royal Palaces. She also presents history programmes for the BBC. Her bestselling books include JANE AUSTEN AT HOME, IF WALLS COULD TALK: AN INTIMATE HISTORY OF THE HOME, and COURTIERS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF OF THE GEORGIAN COURT