The Royal Dukes And Princesses Of The Family Of George Iii; A View Of Court Life And Manners For…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byPercy Hetherington Fitzgerald

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...Serres was ignorant of her illustrious birth until 1815, when Lord Warwick being seriously ill thought it right to reveal it to her, and also to the Duke of Kent. These papers, as regards their abundance, were convincing enough. There were forty-three signatures of Dr. Wilmot, twelve of George III., eighteen of the Duke of Kent, etc. Various awkward certificates were produced from the custody of the regular official, such as the baptismal one of Princess Olive as the daughter of Robert and Anne Wilmot. But this was explained as being done by direction of the king. "I solemnly certify that I privately was married to the Princess of Poland, the sister of the king of Poland. But an unhappy family difference induced us to keep our union secret. One dear child blessed myself, who married the Duke of Cumberland, 4 March, 1767, and died in the prime of life of a broken heart, 5 December, 1774, in France." " As a testimony that my daughter was not at all unworthy of her royal consort, the Duke of Cumberland, Lord Warwick solemnly declares that he returned privately from the Continent to offer her marriage, but, seeing how greatly she was attached to the Duke of Cumberland, he witnessed her union with his royal highness." " George E. " We declare the birth of Olive, the infant of the Duke of Cumberland, by Olive his duchess, to be legitimate, who is condemned to privacy by the act of bigamy committed by her royal father. " Warwick, Chatham, " J. Wilmot, J. Dunning." All this matter was gravely set forward, but the case quickly broke down. The signatures were found not to correspond with the handwriting of the parties supposed to have made them. Lord Brooke was proved to have been Lord Warwick when he signed as " Brooke," and the Chief Baron...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...Serres was ignorant of her illustrious birth until 1815, when Lord Warwick being seriously ill thought it right...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217607551

ISBN - 13:9780217607551

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