She was deeply in love with her husband. (3/20)

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After the death of her beloved husband, Prince Albert, she entered a state of mourning and wore black clothing for the rest of her life. Unlike many royal couples of the era, Victoria and Albert were fiercely in love. Albert’s death in 1861 – about forty years before the end of Victoria’s own reign – saw the monarch enter into isolation, as she struggled to manage her mourning and feelings of loss for her husband. She recovered toward the latter half of her reign, but undoubtedly, after losing the light of her life, she was never the same.

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