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Victoria: May Blossom of Britannia is a fictional diary about Victoria in The Royal Diaries series. The book was published in November 2001. It was written by Anna Kirwan.

DedicationEdit

"For my aunts and uncles"

Book descriptionEdit

"29 May
...I had to kiss His Majesty's hand. Really, one kisses the air over his hand, and that's a good thing, for he's so glistening with lotions and powders to cover the liver spots on his skin, which he hates... Aunt Soap says he was a beautiful lad when he was young. "Prinny was the handsomest Prince ever. His curls were the colour of honey on toast, like that red-gold Russian sable the Princess de Lieven wears." Now, unfortunately, his beauty has quite fled. Perhaps he does wear a corset, as I once heard Lady C. remark—though I can't see that it does much good. (I'm sure she would be shocked to know I overheard. But I do wonder why so many people seem to think a young person's ears do not work unless they are instructed to by some adult.)
"

PlotEdit

CharactersEdit

Main article: List of Victoria: May Blossom of Britannia characters

AuthorEdit

Main article: Anna Kirwan

AcknowledgementsEdit

"I am grateful for the encouragement and assistance of many friends and poets. Michael Wolff has been especially useful, as usual. Jane Yolen and David Stemple mended a wing for me. Ellie Cook, sine qua non. Wise and patient Ginger Knowlton, patient and wise Sonia Black, panic averting Danielle Denega; AWA ears eyes hearts; mes delices, Korena, Max, Rob; Elizabeth, Karen, Mary-Beth, Susan, Bill,—Thank you."

EditionsEdit

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See alsoEdit



v - e - dMy Story
Original

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Mill Girl | Transported
Armada | Crimea | Bloody Tower | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Mayflower | Agincourt | Suffragette | Waterloo | Slave Girl
Flying Ace | Anne Boleyn and Me | D-Day | Victorian Workhouse | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | War Nurse
U-Boat Hunter | The Queen's Spies

Relaunch

Princess of Egypt | Pompeii | Road to War | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War
The Storm to Come | The Sweep's Boy | The Fall of the Blade | Pyramid of Secrets | Factory Girl | No Way Back
Wartime Princess | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run | Codename Céline

My Royal Story

Victoria | Anastasia | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth | Mary, Queen of Scots | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote! | Dodger!

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