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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 30–51.
Published: 01 September 2022
... memoirs. She explores the bond between her family and the royal family: her father was one of three servants Queen Charlotte brought with her from her home when she came to England in 1761, her husband was page to the princess royal, and she herself was playmate to princes as a child and servant...
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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 (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Burney’s descrip- tion of the journal she was about to begin for her sister, Susan, in July, 1786, shortly after accepting an appointment as joint keeper of the robes to the queen. Burney goes on to declare that she will “never make the most distant allusion to politics, to the Royal family’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... with a young prince seem rather unlikely. More accurate may be her assessment of the princes education, as she insists that they participated in the royal family s frequent parties and concerts rather than being kept apart in the royal nursery (39). Papendiek criticized the family s choice of attendants...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to limit the political impact of astrologers by ban- ning prognostications from almanacs (it was already illegal to cast a nativity for a member of the royal family).21 As a result of this ban, copies of Par- tridge’s Merlinus Redivivus for 1686, the almanac he would normally have 88 Eighteenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of the canvases, appreciate the complexity of their close arrangement, and even check the identifying numbers against their listings in the exhibi- tion catalog. We know as well that in 1784 the hanging committee refused Gainsborough’s request for special placement for his portraits of the royal family...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 April 2010
...- poser’s early years in London. Evidently Desaguliers’ Masonic proclivities 76 Eighteenth-Century Life had a strong impact on Prince Frederick, who eventually became a master mason in the 1730s  —  the first time a member of the royal family was initi- ated (Hamill, 44). The prince, as is well...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 102–107.
Published: 01 April 2011
... family to wane. Dividing her time between Ireland and London, Delany culti- vated a peripatetic life similar to that of the royal household, spending approxi- mately half the year near St. James’s Square, and was therefore geographically close enough to be involved in court life and receive...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and contained the engraved, ruled memo- randum pages, cash account pages, important dates of the year, as well as lists of the members of the Royal family and the members of the “House of Peers” and the House of Commons.14 Including information on the aris- tocracy and politicians conveniently made...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... moments in which various accounts recorded Chatham as using them, i.e., adjacent to the “lurking” image and after lamenting the disinheritance of the royal family, appeared fully sanitized: What can be the reason, my Lords, that our affairs should be so much changed for the worse? — ​My...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 78–110.
Published: 01 April 2020
... included them in his diary- cum- almanac. These engraved vignettes operated within a typographically constructed space defined by the orga- nization of knowledge through tables of information listing, among others, the members of the royal family and of Parliament, the names of bank- ers both metropolitan...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 212–235.
Published: 01 January 2015
... from Ireland and the Making of James Johnson, MD 2 1 5 the Royal College.11 Irishmen, therefore, were a small, but nonetheless sig- nificant proportion of physicians in the metropolis. James Johnson was born into a family of small, provincial farmers, but traveled...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., accord- ing to royal tradition. Aristocrats, poets, and military members also have a tradition of bury- ing their hearts under monuments, in family vaults, or at other locations with personal significance. The diplomat Sir William Temple (d. 1699) was buried in Westminster Abbey next to his...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
... goiter that the caricaturist had given the royal family in a scabrous print from 1787, Monstrous Craws, at a New Coalition Feast (figure 3.12). In this way, Zoffany implicates the leveling graphic art of Hogarth and Gillray in the sansculotte feast of unreason taking place across the Channel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Inside the castle, she finds a sculpture of Amezulto, onetime king of her country and “a Monarch who excelled not only all the Princes of his own Time, but also all that had gone before him.” 24 She describes him as having been deposed by a branch of the royal family...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... politics, a print-collecting theme popular with the royal family. 51 Regrettably, the comparison is unclear: was the queen's print room similar because of the prints, or the color of the walls, or simply because it was another print room? When Syon House was renovated by Hugh, the third Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2007
... earlier unsuccessful attempts to prosecute him for scurrilous verse about the royal family. Pindar’s Odes to Ins and Outs (1801) and Out at Last! or the Fallen Minister (1801) celebrated Pitt’s resigna- tion with satirical poems characterizing him variously as a demon, despotic sultan, and sexually...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
... to the Society of Antiquaries and the Society of Dilettanti regarding the excavations he witnessed and the collections he assembled. Perhaps spurred on by what he saw as a capri- cious use of print by the Bourbon family of Naples, Hamilton embarked on his own publishing project. While the royal family...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
...: I was greatly surprised: I had not imagined any man, but the King or Prince of Wales, had ever ventured at a badinage of this sort with any of the Princesses; nor do I suppose any other man ever did: Mr. G: is a favourite so great with all the Royal Family, that he safely ventures...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., / With gilded leaves of asses skin so white,” reinforcing the hypocrisy of his penny- pinching. Equally the laughter generated by the last quatrain, with its opposing impulses (though congruent sentiments) united through rhyme scheme, feels more hollow later in the poem when the royal family greedily...