8 Assassination Attempts, 1 Queen Victoria

A newly public kind of reign led Queen Victoria to face—and survive—8 assassination attempts.

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Shooting Victoria

By Paul Thomas Murphy

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  • Under the title "God Saved The Queen!" this lithograph showed Edward Oxford shooting at Queen Victoria in 1840. 

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  • Henry Tanworth Wells' 1887 painting depicted Queen Victoria hearing news of her ascension to the crown in 1837.

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