Thus parliament passed the Act of Settlement in 1701 to secure the protestant succession beyond Anne, in Electress
Sophia of Hanover and the House of Brunswick.
Pernille Arenfeldt examines this ideal image of the noble consort from a practical perspective, as exemplified by the agricultural activities and medical interests of the sixteenth-century Saxon Electress
Anna, which were of benefit to her family, friends and subjects.
Hibbert explains that after Gian Gastone's death, "the Medici's last representative, Anna Maria, the Electress
Palatine, was permitted to live out her days in her apartments at the Pitti Palace" (309).
It is being rebuilt as a conference centre, but its exterior will reveal what Electress
Sophie had in mind when she began work on the project in 1691 - in conjunction with the mathematician Leibniz.
This also is historic, since title, in fact, passed to George I (son of the Electress
Sophia) pursuant to the Act of Settlement 1700.
There the Electress
Sibylle, anxious for her sons' inheritance, was like a spider packing up and bearing off what threads of its web it could out of the rain.
Other top-end results included a Meissen gold-mounted oval snuff box from the toilet service for Queen Maria amalia Christina of naples and Sicily, Princess of Saxony (made pounds 78,000) and a gold-mounted circular snuff box with a portrait of Maria Josepha, Electress
of Saxony and Queen of Poland (pounds 56,400).
Their design for public consumption is made still more manifest by the dedications to Queen Anne that frame her volume of poems and her address to Princess Sophia, Electress
of Hanover, that introduces her Essays.
The Jewels of the Electress
Palatine in the Museo degli Argenti.
While Leibniz never formed any close romantic attachments throughout his life, he did form a solid intellectual bond with Sophie Charlotte, electress
of Brandenburg and later queen of Prussia.
9), then tactfully identified as of her sister, the Electress
Sophia, grandmother of the King.
From 1695 to 1699, Johann Arnold Nering built the palace's central section, comprising 11 window axes, as a summer estate for the Electress
Sophie Charlotte, the palace's namesake.