Today we discover what life was like for the 13 year Victoria when she visited the Earl of Lichfield with her domineering mother in 1832. Tim reveals how Victoria was kept under 24 hour surveillance by her mother the Duchess of Kent – such was her paranoia that something untoward would happen to her. The sleeping arrangements while at Shugborough back this up. Victoria slept in the same bedroom as her mother, most likely in the same bed. He also reveals how much of the impressive house is in fact sham – all smoke and mirrors. He tastes the beer still brewed in the estate as it would have been during Victoria's visit and disovers its role in warding off cholera. Tim also tells the story of Victoria's hosts dramatic crash into bankruptcy after her visit.