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The Importance of Being Edward
Albert Edward, the eldest son of Queen Victoria, was Prince of Wales and his mother's heir until he was nearly 60 years old. He was very slow to learn, and his parents and tutors thought he was lazy and stubborn, though he suffered from what would later be understood as Attention Deficit Disorder and probably dyslexia. The Queenm blamed him for his father the Prince Consort's early death, and in widowhood never allowed him a formal role. She was slow ...