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Kingdom Of Hannover

November 3, 2022

In 1692, Ernst-August was appointed Prince-Elector by the Emperor, therefore raising the House of Hanover to electoral dignity even so, the electorship did not come into effect till 1708. He was nonetheless recognized as Elector of Hanover, the very very first. Queen Charlotte bitterly opposed the marriage, even although her future daughter-in-law was also her niece....

Jacobite Unionism Literature And Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

November 3, 2022

Her nation was controlled by a quarrelsome group of lords, including her illegitimate half brother, the Earl of Moray, and by John Knox, a fire-and-brimstone Calvinist preacher, who denounced the young queen as a Papist and a whore. Mary sooner or later remarried, hoping to locate a loving ally in the Scottish Lord Darnley. In haste,...

Style Icon: Princess Alexandra Of Denmark

November 3, 2022

Then all of a sudden came the news of the essential illness of the King, the postponement of the Coronation and the cancellation of all festivities. How the ginger beer was disposed of, we in no way really understood certainly, we by no means officially received our share of it. But Duncan and Eddie Lee discovered...

Queen Victoria, Last Of The Hanoverians

November 3, 2022

The policy of the Residence of Hanover as to the Succession in the years which ensued was a single of waiting – patiently on the component of the Electress Sophia, and with some thing incredibly like indifference on the part of her son. With George III’s illness, his son George IV became King Regent, and later...

50+ Timeless Shakespeare Quotes

November 3, 2022

Distressed at the prospect of a false marriage and isolated from her loved ones, Juliet seeks advice from Friar Laurence, who provides her a sleeping potion to make her appear dead for 42 hours. For the duration of this time, the Friar will send a message to Romeo in Mantua so that Romeo can return to...

Charles Dickens 1812-1870

November 3, 2022

London, he wrote, was his “magic lantern” his characters “seem disposed to stagnate with out crowds about them.” Dickens required the city, and the city necessary Dickens. As we re-stitch urban life just after two years of dislocation, Bleak Property may well reveal the secret principles that underlie the city as a system. He complained to...