British History 2:
From the French Revolution to World War II
Topic: "Majesties and Royal Highnesses"

by Laura Cenicola & Mareike Aumann

Sources

Below you can find the webpages that were used in order to find information, pictures or illustrations on all the various topics presented here. There was nothing copied from the webpages you can find below - these are simply the pages we got our pieces of information from. If you are interested in finding further, more detailed information and material, you may start with having a look at the following webpages:

 

1) Introduction into Victorian Morality - What exactly was the Victorian Era?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_morality

http://www.victorianweb.org/

http://www.history.ac.uk/ihr/Focus/Victorians/article.html

http://www.nettlesworth.durham.sch.uk/time/victorian/vfam.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_era

http://www.victoriaspast.com/FrontPorch/victorianera.htm

http://www.history.ac.uk/ihr/Focus/Victorians/index.html

 

2) Brief Overview: The British Monarchs from 1701 - Today

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_British_monarchs

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page5.asp

http://www.britannia.com/history/h6f.html

http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ab07

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon53.html

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon54.html

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon55.html

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page114.asp

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/george_iv_king.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/william_iv.shtml

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page116.asp

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PRwilliamIV.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/victoria_queen.shtml

http://www.victorianstation.com/queen.html

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page118.asp

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/edward_vii_king.shtml

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page131.asp

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon59.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/george_v_king.shtml

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon60.html

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page139.asp

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/edward_viii_king.shtml

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page143.asp

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon61.html

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon62.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/george_vi_king.shtml

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page147.asp

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/elizabeth_ii_queen.shtml

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon63.html

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page148.asp

 

3) Malcontent Princes

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon56.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/george_iv_king.shtml

http://www.georgianindex.net/coronation/Coronation-GeorgeIV.html

http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/indian/10.html

http://www.georgianindex.net/Prinny/prinnys_set.html

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon59.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/edward_vii_king.shtml

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/M/monarchy/biogs/edward_vii.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/britain_wwone/edward_vii_01.shtml

 

4) Poem: "England in 1819" (Percy B. Shelley)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/England_in_1819

http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/shelley/section3.rhtml

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poem/1885.html

http://www.online-literature.com/shelley_percy/

 

5) The Life of George III

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_III

http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon55.html

http://www.americanrevolution.com/KingGeorge3rd.htm

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/revwar-75.htm

http://www.nationalcenter.org/GeorgeIIILossofAmericas.html

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PRgeorgeIII.htm

http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=7861542

http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=22810171

http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=15596315

 

6) The Life of Queen Victoria and her Secret Letters with Mr. Brown

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_victoria

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page118.asp

http://www.royalty.nu/Europe/England/Victoria.html

http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/royal_history/15201

http://www.todaysecret.com/2007/10/31/queen-victoria-diary-
queen-for-a-servant/

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19981228/ai_n14188510

http://members.tripod.com/~Nevermore/victoria.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown_(servant)

 

7) The Abdication Crisis: Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VIII_abdication_crisis

http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/a/kingedward.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wallis_Simpson

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/2701463.stm

http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/edward.htm

http://www.newspaperarchive.com/TopicsFullArticles.aspx?c=eventsedward