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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Kennedy (1790–1816) , ed. Lorna J. Clark ; vol. 4: The Diary of Queen Charlotte, 1789 and 1794 , ed. Kassler ( London : Routledge , 2016 ). Pp. 1,664. $770 . £ 385 . Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45, Number 2...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Michael Kassler Queen Charlotte’s account book for part of 1789 is transcribed and annotated for the first time from her manuscript in the Royal Archives. It records payments made during the royal family’s seaside vacation in Wey-mouth and payments made after their return to Windsor. Almost all...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Susan Kubica Howard Writing in the popular nineteenth‐century genre of queens’ lives, Charlotte Papendiek's memoirs, published under the title Court and Private Life in the Time of Queen Charlotte , chronicle both the life of the queen as well as that of Papendiek. Papendiek establishes her agency...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 104–109.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... Disclosure: up until the 1970s, Zoffany was “appreciated (as he was by George III and Queen Charlotte)” for his “technical accomplishment and keen eye for detail” (16). The essay I published on Zoffany in 1969 in Eighteenth-­ Century Studies, reprinted as a chapter in my Emblem and Expression in 1975...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and responsibility for Northumberland House (London, demolished 1874), Alnwick Castle (Northumberland), and Syon House (Middlesex). As lady of the bedchamber to Queen Charlotte from 1761 until 1770, she was situated within the intellectual and social life at court, where art, architecture, botany, astronomy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 10–29.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., consisting of a Watch, an Inkstand, and a Dog, the gift to me of Her late Majesty Queen Charlotte [the wife of George III]—I had hoarded it alas, as a wedding present for my Son! And I leave her, with urgent hopes it may contribute to her health, my Alexander's Shower Bath—I beg her also to accept his fine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
... linked both men to her romantically. Queen Charlotte figures prominently in the journal and letters, as one would expect. She, as well as the king and the six princesses — ​“Never in tale or fable were there six sister princesses more lovely” (2:145) — ​are all concerned that Burney’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 102–107.
Published: 01 April 2011
... aristocratic visitors. In later life, Orr suggests, Delany adopted the role of substitute grandmother to King George III and Queen Charlotte, nurturing a close friendship with them 104 Eighteenth-Century Life that gives us valuable insights into the less formal life at court. Clare Browne builds...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... interest in the most recent “discoveries in the South Seas” (Thrale to Bur- ney, December š , EJL, Like the Oceanic curiosities it mimicked, the dress was meant to start conversations. Thrale wore it to St. James’s Palace for the highly pub - lic celebration of Queen Charlotte’s birthday...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
... — ​her sagacity — ​her wit — ​her manners — ​her temper — ​her delicacy — ​even her beauty — ​and, above all, her modesty!” (244 – ​­45). 4. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany; with interesting Reminiscences of King George III and Queen Charlotte, ed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
... for music, John- son made a small but important contribution to Burney’s work. The His- tory begins with a formal dedication to Queen Charlotte written for Bur- ney by Johnson, who was celebrated for his skill in writing such prefatory pieces. Ironically, Johnson makes larger claims for music in his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
...), or the later death of her husband (1818), in the commonplace book implies that it could not have been composed after 1814. Burney s use of Christian themes and her ruminations on mortality correspond to her religious turn in May 1789 after experiencing severe bodily pain at the court of Queen Charlotte. Burney...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2018
... ancestry. In one instance, Burney records a royal audience in which her father presents copies of his account of the Š Commemoration of Handel to King George III – and Queen Charlotte ), which included engravings by his nephew Edward Francisco Burney ).19 Frances’s version...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
... a reflection on its oddity. Burney's muted reaction reveals more than her waning feelings for Cambridge; at this point, she was also no longer avoiding the Bluestockings. Shortly before Burney assumed her position at Queen Charlotte's court on 11 May 1786, she explicitly connects her recent distance from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Andrew Lincoln Queen Mary University of London This essay considers works published by two women writers as Britain was preparing for hostilities against revolutionary France in 1793. Both writ- ers considered the guilt arising from war. In response to the national Fast Day proclaimed for 19 April, 1793...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Isabel Rivers Queen Mary University of London Emma Major. Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation, 1712 – ​­1812 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2012). Pp. xii + 371. 36 ills. $110 J This is a brave and ambitious book, making a strong case...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in 1704 with “paintings depicting the battles of . . . John III . . . and . . . the siege of Vienna in 1683, pictures borrowed from the Dowager Queen of Poland then resident in Rome.”25 Closely related by marriage to nearly all the ruling families of Europe, Clementina was an ideal choice...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
... dutifully made her way to Windsor for what she feared was a life sentence. Although not completely ended, Burney’s contact with the Cambridge family was severely curtailed after she took up the position of keeper of the robes to the queen in July . There were occasional meetings with Rich...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 25–55.
Published: 01 January 2006
... understand Maintenon’s appeal for Montagu. Charlotte Lennox’s preface to her translation of La Beaumelle’s memoirs of Maintenon stressed the “prudence and modesty” of “a lady who, although neither a mistress nor a Queen, enjoyed during thirty years, more infl uence and power than is common for Queens...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
... acclaim, especially The Belle’s Stratagem, a favorite of the period, dedicated to Queen Charlotte. In these country and London com- edies, Cowley creates upon the cosmopolitan London stage English spaces Hannah Cowley’s Domestic Comedies 3 1 in which old “Virtues” might...