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"The Engine of Change" is the seventh episode of the ITV drama, Victoria. It aired on the 2nd October 2016.

Synopsis

Albert is elated when he learns that Victoria is pregnant but she is fearful of dying in childbirth and wants to appoint him as regent for their child - which does not go down well with Wellington and his circle. Sir Robert Peel, however, shares Albert's view on the importance of the railway, even converting Victoria to its advantages, proves to be an excellent ally to the Prince and ensures that he is declared regent whilst the Queen increasingly involves her husband in affairs of state. Below stairs Miss Skerrett is charmed by the head chef Mr. Francatelli when he feeds her hot chocolate.

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