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Historical Reads: Frances, Countess Of Jersey

Heather Carroll has written an interesting post on Lady Jersey, the mistress of the Duke of Devonshire and the Prince Regent, the future King George IV. To quote: Her most famous affair was, of course, with the Prince of Wales. From 1794 to 1798 she was his main squeeze. In fact, it was she who

Caroline Of Brunswick Meets Her Future Husband

It was a match made in hell for George, Prince of Wales, and Caroline of Brunswick, which caused the bride heartache and humiliations from the very moment she set her foot on the English soil. Caroline, whose personal hygiene hadn’t improved at all during the long sea voyage that took her to her new home,