Sir John Conroy (1786-1854) – Childhood Nemesis of Queen Victoria

Sir John Conroy (1786-1854) – Childhood Nemesis of Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was the illegitimate daughter of an Irishman. At least that was the sensational claim made in 2003 by A.N. Wilson, one of the most respected historians to specialize in the Victorian Age. Wilson proposed that Victoria was the love child of a romance...
The Butcher of Culloden

The Butcher of Culloden

‘There stood in a square in our fair, old town, Begirt by a deep moat of water, A column to Cumberland, damned to renown; whose statue on top…. Still seemed to gloat on slaughter’. John de Jean Frazer, Birr, Co Offaly (1809-1852) For more on the Duke and his monument...