"Then followed all the various things; and last (of those things) the crown being placed on my head which was I must own a most beautiful impressive moment; all the Peers and Peeresses put on their coronets at the same instant..."
1840 - 1861
Queen Victoria married Prince Albert in 1840 and they had nine children. Sadly, he died of typhoid in 1861. She dressed in black after that. Ten years later, because she couldn't get over it, she built the Albert Hall as a memorial.