Queen Victoria's bizarre funeral requests
Her final desires demonstrate her sentimental and mystical essence
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Queen Victoria, an influential monarch in British history, is known for the Victorian era, which was named after her reign. During this time, death held a greater significance due to shorter life expectancies and its common occurrence. To cope with this reality, people attached more rituals and meaning to funerals and burials. It was common for individuals to leave instructions for their own funeral, and Queen Victoria was no exception. In fact, she left behind a detailed 12-page manual with her final wishes. Known for her eccentricities, her peculiar requests are revealed in this manual. I
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