Royal Scandals and Romances

Prince Albert was the great love of Queen Victoria. After his death the Queen entered an intense period of grief and mourning. Only a close friendship with her highlander servant John Brown seemed to ease her pain, but the true nature of their relationship is still questioned.

In this presentation we discuss some of the most prominent stories of love and loss within the British royal family. This includes Princess Margaret’s doomed affair with Group Captain Peter Townsend, and King Edward VIII who gave up the throne for American divorcee Wallis Simpson. We also remember Princess Diana whose desire for a fairytale marriage with her Prince Charming ended in tragedy.