Report of the Proceedings Before the House of Lords, on a Bill of Pains and Penalties Against Her Majesty, Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain, and Consort of King George the Fourth. Collated with with the Journals Volume 3

Report of the Proceedings Before the House of Lords, on a Bill of Pains and Penalties Against Her Majesty, Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain, and Consort of King George the Fourth. Collated with with the Journals Volume 3

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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: ...which might be iraced all along, between the sleeping apartment of her Royal Highness and that in which Bergami reposed. He knew that, on the cross-examination, and the examiatiou of their lordships, a strict inquiry was made, to discover how far Bergami could find his way into the Princess's room without detection. He would not make any comment on that evidence; but he thought that it would be most easy for Bergami to accomplish that purpose, if he had chosen it, without the knowledge of Captain Briggs, or of any other person on board. He knew that Captaiu Briggs slept in the dining-room, in a part that wa boarded off. Hut In: hud stated, thai, though he was liable tu be awaked at night by individuals coming down tor orders from the quarter-deck, yet a person who wished to go to the room of her Royal Highness might pass by his apartment, without being observed or interrupted, and persons might -;is ituo his room for orders without seeing Bcrgumi. When they considered this part of the case, it was essential to recollect that the alteration affordmg the facility he had stated was made by the direction of her Royal Highness. Another point to which Capt. Briggs deposed was her Royal Highness being in the Imbit of taking Bergatnr's arm while walkin L; the deck, which afforded additional proof of the familiarity that subsisted between them. Her Royal Highness proceeded to Palermo, and then went to Sicily; nnd it was very material to attend to what occurred at the latter place. In p. 18 of Majochi's evidence, (C'A. t.43.) and in p. 276 of Demont's evidence, (Ch.p. 324.) a statement of the familiarities, the indecent, familiarities, which took place between her Royal Highness and Bergami at Messina, would be found by their lordships. It was...show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123667443X
  • 9781236674432