Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

No – Queen Charlotte wasn’t black

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was a German Princess who, at the age of 17, married King George III of the United Kingdom and thus became Queen. They would eventually have fifteen children together. The stories of the supposed biracial heritage of Queen Charlotte came about after comments on the Allan Ramsay portrait (see above) that she [read more]

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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

All Hail Queen Charlotte! Meet the cast of Netflix’s new limited series

Netflix and Shondaland are teaming up for this Bridgerton spin-off prequel which focuses on the rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte. You’ll also see the Bridgerton characters Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury. This prequel will tell the story of Charlotte’s marriage to King George III was the beginning of a great love [read more]