The Exiled Mother-In-Law of Queen Victoria

How the poor treatment of his mother influenced Prince Albert’s views on marriage

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was a faithful and devoted husband to his beloved wife, Queen Victoria. Rare for the time period, there are no allegations of affairs or dalliances with other women after his marriage. Exemplary of his commitment to marital life, Albert died after a distressing talk with his son, the future King Edward VII, regarding Edward’s affair with a notorious actress. Albert and Victoria found their…