Caroline of Ansbach


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Caroline of Ansbach

(ˈænzbæk)
n
(Biography) 1683–1737, wife of George II of Great Britain
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Highlights include witnessing the doomed romance, murder and intrigue that condemned Sophia Dorothea of Celle to a gilded cage for 30 years; visiting the deathbed of Caroline of Ansbach, an illustrious political queen and uncovering the scandalous excitement of Caroline of Brunswick's tumultuous marriage to George IV, from drunken wedding night to a very public humiliation.
Queen Charlotte is also credited with commissioning mounts for the Viennese rock crystal cup and ewer associated with Queen Caroline of Ansbach.
Whether dipping into politics or carousing on the shores of Italy, Caroline of Ansbach, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Caroline of Brunswick refused to fade into the background.
Caroline of Ansbach was the wife of which British monarch?