The queen is heavily pregnant, but defies her mother and husband when they try to keep her confined to the palace - while the Duke of Cumberland sees political advantage to be gained should Victoria die in childbirth. During a public appearance by Victoria and Albert, a man in the crowd tries to assassinate her, setting in motion a number of conspiracy theories. Skerett receives an offer from Francatelli to join him in his new establishment.
Catherine H. Flemming,
Wendy Michelle Taylor,