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Caroline Mathilde of Great Britain

The order of the banished Queen

Caroline Mathilda of Great Britain was born in 1751 as the daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. She never knew her father as he died three months before her birth. At the age of fifteen, she left for Denmark in order to marry her first cousin, Christian VII of Denmark. [read more]

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Caroline Mathilde of Great Britain

Caroline Matilda’s exile in Celle

Caroline Matilda was born a British princess, as the posthumous daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales on 11 July 1751. She married her cousin Christian VII of Denmark at the age of 15. They married at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen in 1766. Nobody had told her that the bridegroom was mentally ill. She had a [read more]