Queenship in Britain, 1660-1837

Queenship in Britain, 1660-1837

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This collection of essays looks at how Queens, Princesses of Wales, and royal daughters used their powers of patronage, and operated within the confines of royal family politics, between 1660-1837. This is a pioneering assessment of a neglected area, uniting new approaches offered by gender history and court studies, discussed in a substantial introduction.Mrs Delany described the breakfast room at Bulstrode, the country seat, as so littered with botanical specimens and paraphernalia that it was impossible to sit down. ... A few years later another Portland protege, Bishop Goodenough, who ran the school at Haling attended by the ... He advised Queen Charlotte that it needed repair.62 The task was given to the botanist J. E. Smith, a co-founder of theanbsp;...

Title:Queenship in Britain, 1660-1837
Author:Clarissa Campbell Orr
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 2002


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