Caroline of Brunswick


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Caroline of Brunswick

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(Biography) 1768–1821, wife of George IV of the United Kingdom: tried for adultery (1820)
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Christie & Co director and hotels specialist Mark Worley, who is handling the sale, said: "As well as being a well-run and established hotel operation, the hotel also holds a great deal of historical interest, and even contains a staircase from Brandenburg House in London, which was home to the notorious 'Rebel' Queen Caroline of Brunswick, first cousin and second wife of King George IV.
Brunswick Road, between Islington and West Derby Road: In the early 19th century, Caroline of Brunswick was the popular wife of the rather less popular King George IV.
Caroline of Brunswick had a very unhappy marriage to George IV.
George IV secretly got married to Catholic Maria Fitzherbert, then wed Caroline of Brunswick.
In 1795 he married Princess Caroline of Brunswick, though he loathed her on sight.
He said the street was named after Caroline of Brunswick, the wife of King George IV.
The square is, of course, named for Princess Caroline of Brunswick, the wife the Prince despised and spurned; nothing connected with Brunswick ever went at all "well" for the Prince.
This is a town on whose streets John Wesley once preached, and where George IV was reportedly delighted when told of the death of his wife Caroline of Brunswick.
Savage caricatures with satirical verse were reserved for George IV and his ill-fated marriage to Caroline of Brunswick and these mementoes seem remarkably similar to the way we treat such topics today.
This may sound all too recent and familiar but it is, in fact, the story of King George IV and his ill-starred consort Caroline of Brunswick.
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