The Life of the Late Princess Charlotte

The Life of the Late Princess Charlotte

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ... whole dramatic corps, decorated with white knots, in compliment to the visiters. When the tune was ended her Royal Highness bowed in acknowledgment of the attention shown her and his Serene Highness; and the box she sat in being ill contrived to exhibit those that occupy it at any time, the Princess in the most considerate and indulgent manner leant forward that she might be seen. On the 23d of May, their Highnesses entertained the Prince Regent and a party of his friends. Prince Leopold awaited his Royal Highness at the door of Camelford House, and thence led him into the drawing room where he was affectionately received by his beloved daughter. In the preceding part of this day a chapter was held of the Bath-Knighthood, at which his Serene Highness was enrolled among its members; a chapter of the Garter was also convened to confer its honour upon the same exalted personage. A laudable curiosity induced Princess Charlotte to witness the ceremonies; she was attended by Colonel Addenbroke, Lady J. Thynne, and Lady E. Murray. '1 he first business gone tlirough was swearing in the Dean of Windsor to be the Registrarius of the order. The Bishop of Salisbury, in his capacity of Chancellor, read an act dispensing with that already framed, which by its provisions excluded one in Prince Leopold's circumstances from the enjoyment of the dignity; and after settling the eligibility of his Serene Highness, he was introduced formally by the Earl of Liverpool and Lord Castlereagh. His Royal Highness thereupon, assisted by the Duke of York, confirmed the enrolment of the Prince, whilst the Chancellor pronounced a solemn admonition respecting the course of living and honourable conduct which were to be expected from the wearer of a badge put on in commemoration...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557700
  • 9781236557704