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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Queen Victoria becomes the longest-reigning monarch in UK history
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On September 22, 1896, Queen Victoria became the longest-reigning monarch in English history. One of the country's most successful rulers, Victoria oversaw the expansion of the British Empire to its greatest height of power during her reign of 63 years and 7 months.

Read Victoria's speeches to British Parliament from Archive.org.
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