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Caroline of Brunswick

Princess Charlotte of Wales’ wedding dress

Princess Charlotte of Wales’ story is a tragic one. She was born on 7 January 1796 from a disastrous marriage that deteriorated even more after she was born. She was the daughter of the future George IV and Caroline of Brunswick. Despite this unfortunate start in life she was raised to be the future Queen [read more]

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Castles

Schloss Marienburg & Path to the Crown Exhibition

Last weekend I visited Schloss Marienburg in Pattensen, Germany. Mainly because I wanted to the ‘Path to the Crown’ Exhibition. This Schloss was a birthday present from King George V of Hanover to his wife Queen Marie of Saxe-Altenburg. Unfortunately, photography was not allowed inside. We went on a classic tour with English audio guides, [read more]