CHRONOLOGY
1818MARRIAGEOF EDWARD AUGUSTUS, DUKE OF KENT, FOURTH SON OF GEORGE III, AND VICTOIRE OF LEININGEN, MAY 29
1819

BIRTH OF PRINCESS ALEXANDRINA VICTORIA, MAY 24

BIRTH OF PRINCE ALBERT OF SAXE-COBURG, AUGUST 26

1820

DEATH OF DUKE OF KENT, JANUARY 23

DEATH OF GEORGE III

ACCESSION OF GEORGE IV

1824LOUISELEHZEN (LATER BARONESS) BECOMES VICTORIA'S GOVERNESS
1830

DEATH OF GEORGE IV

ACCESSION OF WILLIAM IV

LEOPOLD BECOMES KING OF THE BELGIANS

1832FIRSTREFORM BILL PASSED MARRIAGE OF KING LEOPOLD TO LOUISE MARIE OF ORLÉANS, DAUGHTER OF KING LOUIS PHILIPPE OF FRANCE, AUGUST 9
1835

LORD MELBOURNE (WHIG) BECOMES PRIME MINISTER

PRINCESS VICTORIA AND THE DUCHESS OF KENT BECOME PATRONS OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

1836FIRSTVISIT TO ENGLAND OF PRINCE ALBERT, MAY 22-JUNE7
1837

DEATH OF WILLIAM IV

ACCESSION OF QUEEN VICTORIA, JUNE 20

1838

CORONATION OF QUEEN VICTORIA, JUNE 28

ELIZABETH BARRETT "BROWNING", "VICTORIA'S TEARS," "THE YOUNG QUEEN"

1839PRINCE ALBERT'S SECOND VISIT TO ENGLAND, OCTOBER 10

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