Hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery.
Historical and contemporary slavery.
A beautiful building housing one of the UK's finest collections of fine and decorative art.
Paintings, Wedgwood and Chinese ceramics.
Uncover objects from the Titanic, find out about life at sea and learn about the port of Liverpool.
The Titanic, life at sea and Liverpool's port.
This museum tells the story of Liverpool with diverse exhibits housed in a stunning building.
Liverpool's history and popular culture.
Explore a Victorian merchant's house with its period furniture and beautiful paintings.
Paintings, vintage fashion and furniture.
Beautiful paintings, sculpture and decorative art from the 13th century to the present day.
Paintings, sculpture and decorative art.
Discover treasures from around the world, explore outer space and meet live creatures!
World cultures, space and live creatures.
Anne Stuart, Queen of England between 1702 and 1714 and Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough were childhood friends that developed a close and intimate relationship. At that time romantic, and sometimes erotic, relationships between women were accepted and even encouraged as a form of preparation for marriage to men. However, their relationship lasted beyond Anne’s marriage to George, Electoral Prince of Hanover, in 1683 and Sarah’s to John Churchill.
Anne stood firm by Sarah when their relationship was labelled an ‘immoderate passion’ inappropriate and resisted the order of Queen Mary to end their relationship. When she became queen she promoted Sarah to the position of first lady of the bedchamber, ensuring unrestricted access to each other. Their relationship soured in later years when Sarah discovered that Anne had been spending time with Sarah's younger cousin Abigail Hill Masham.
Explore our LGBT collections researched by our Pride and Prejudice research project.
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