During her reign, Queen Victoria saw the huge expansion of the British Empire – covering a fifth of the Earth’s surface – having had the title ‘Empress of India’ added onto her already rather large list of titles towards the end of her reign. At home, critical reforms to the monarchy, and the solidification of the government headed by a symbolic constitutional monarchy defined the modern Britain we know today. Leaving behind such a profound legacy, it is only fitting that the time of her extensive reign is known far and wide as the Victorian Era.
Her legacy. (20/20)
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