Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was at Buckingham Palace on May 24, 2012, to attend a reception for the launch of ‘Queen Victoria’s Journals’.  Also, in attendance were Lady Jane Roberts, curator from the Royal Archives Collections and many others.

According to the Press Association, the project, ‘Queen Victoria’s Journals’, consists of:

More than 40,000 pages of the journals kept by Victoria from the age of 13 until just before her death have been made available online. The Royal Archives, Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University and online publisher ProQuest scanned the pages – some in Victoria’s own hand and some edited and then transcribed by her daughter Beatrice after her death – for the six-month project, carried out to mark the Diamond Jubilee.

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Source: Press Association and BBC News