Monday, 18 November 2013

[PF:172863] Queen Victoria was fluent in Urdu.




Queen Victoria's Urdu handwriting, 1892

Source: Stanley Weintraub, Victoria: an Intimate Biography (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987). Scan by FWP, May 2004.

"A page from the Queen's diary, in URDU and English, on January 14th, 1891, the day of the death of Prince Eddy, the Duke of Clarence. Strand Magazine, December 1894."

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