Victoria was raised very strictly eveen for young royal women of the time, and from her birth unto the moment she became Queen, there was rarely a moment where she was not followed either by family members or attendants. This was known as the Kensington System, a strict and elaborate set of rules formulated to control every aspect of Victoria’s life and ensure she had what was deemed a “perfect upbringing”. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the very first thing she demanded upon her coronation was that she be left alone with her thoughts for just an hour.
She had an unusually strict upbringing. (13/20)
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