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Victorian England

Highlights and lowlights of Victorian England.

Queen Victoria - born in England on May 24, 1819. when she was eighteen, she ascended the English throne after the death of William IV. It was her reign that made England grow both economically and socially. Called the Victorian Era, it was known for Victoria's laizze-faire ways, meaning "hands-off." Her first law was passed in 1832, the Reform Act that gave legislative authority to the House of Lords and executive authority to the House of Commons.

Tyntesfield, Somerset England Eras of Elegance - Victorian Architecture: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Stick-Eastlake, and Queen Anne Styles

Tea and scones at The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

You will find some traditional English tea rooms at Tunbridge Wells Pantiles.