Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Fact of the Day: Royal Family Worries

When Queen Victoria's eldest son (the future Edward VII) was caught having numerous affairs with women, both Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert were quite upset about it. The Prince of Wales had a long talk with his father about it, and not long afterward, Prince Albert died. Queen Victoria went into mourning for the rest of her life and always blamed her son for her husband's death. 

11 comments:

Martha said...

Wow. That's a lot of guilt for the son to carry.

Christine said...

agreed

RO said...

That's really sad. Hugs...RO

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Prince Albert probably died of envy.

Kirk said...

Maybe that's why she (as well as the era named after her) has such a reputation for prudishness.

Jenn said...

Coincidence?

Pat Hatt said...

Seems kinda fishy on first glance

Fundy Blue said...

"I never can, or shall, look at him without a shudder," Queen Victoria is said to have written about the Prince of Wales to her daughter, Victoria Princess Royal. I'd far rather be a commoner!

Huggybear said...

Pathetic comment!
Colin

Kay said...

I wonder what kind of king he was.

JACKIESUE said...

and then he became Jack The Riper.