Princess Charlotte Augusta

Standard Name: Charlotte Augusta, Princess
Used Form: Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales
Used Form: Princess Charlotte

Connections

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Cultural formation Ellis Cornelia Knight
Throughout her life ECK associated with the highest English society, at first through connections of her father and later as a result of her years of royal service to Princess Charlotte . Her family lived...
Dedications Anna Jane Vardill
AJV 's second published volume, The Pleasures of Human Life, a poem titled in a form which had become something of a cliché, bore her name and was dedicated to Princess Charlotte .
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
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Griffiths, Ralph, and George Edward Griffiths, editors. Monthly Review. R. Griffiths.
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Vardill, Anna Jane. The Pleasures of Human Life. A Poem. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812.
prelims
Dedications Elizabeth Gunning
The prose dedication to Princess Charlotte emphasised EG 's worthiness by mentioning her father and her famous (and noble) aunts. She added a further dedicatory poem to the princess, entitled The Fable of the Trees...
Dedications Anna Jane Vardill
The full title was Poems and Translations from the Minor Greek Poets and Others: written chiefly between the ages of ten and sixteen. The volume was supplied with two title-pages, one conventionally printed and...
Dedications Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK wrote the dedication, in a poetical address, of her novel Llewellin: A Tale to the eight-month-old Princess Charlotte (after which the novel took another three years to get published).
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
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Dedications Isabella Kelly
She signed her dedication to Charlotte Princess of WalesIsabella Hedgeland, and dated it 1 September.
Garside, Peter, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling, editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press, 2000.
A second edition was published through Minerva Press in 1819.
Dedications Margaret Bryan
The work was based on a series of thirteen lectures given at her school. It was dedicated to Princess Charlotte and to Charles Hutton , scientist and writer, and published by subscription. Subscribers included 157...
Family and Intimate relationships Catherine Gore
CG 's relation by marriage the Countess of Arran had been governess to Princess Charlotte and was described as a leader of fashion.
Cokayne, George Edward. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Gibbs, VicaryEditor , St Catherine Press, 1959.
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Brownell Jameson
ABJ 's father, Denis Murphy , was appointed Painter in Enamel to Princess Charlotte (daughter of the future George IV and Queen Caroline) and provided with an apartment in Windsor Castle.
Thomas, Clara. Love and Work Enough: The Life of Anna Jameson. University of Toronto Press, 1967.
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Friends, Associates Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK remained in London after her dismissal in order to be able to contradict any untrue reports that might surface in the press. It was during this time that she agreed to pass letters between...
Friends, Associates Ellis Cornelia Knight
After her return she paid several visits to Princess Charlotte , who was by now married to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg . These visits were brief, however, and Prince Leopold made it clear that he...
Literary responses Hannah More
It brought HM flattering personal attention from the royal family.
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press, 1952.
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Early admirers supposed it to have been written by a man. The Critical, reviewing it on this basis, wished it had looked at...
Occupation Ellis Cornelia Knight
At the request of the Prince Regent (later George IV ), and the urgings of the princesses Mary , Elizabeth , and Sophia , ECK agreed to serve as one of the lady companions to...
Occupation Maria Riddell
In the same year, 1803, she was suggested by Thomas Erskine as a suitable person to become governess to the seven-year-old Princess Charlotte , who stood second in line for the British throne. She wrote...
Occupation Ellis Cornelia Knight
ECK was dismissed from the service of Princess Charlotte , the month after the princess had broken off her engagement to William, Prince of Orange .
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. The Autobiography of Miss Knight. Fulford, RogerEditor , William Kimber & Co., 1960.
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Timeline

7 January 1796
Princess Charlotte was born to the Prince and Princess of Wales.
1804
The Prince of Wales (later George IV) was given full custody of his daughter Princess Charlotte ; George III (her grandfather) became her guardian.
1804
The Chester Chronicle reported that drawers (knickers or underpants) were now the fashion for English ladies.
By June 1810
Eaton Stannard Barrett (famous for his later parody novel The Heroine) entered the field of commentary on gender issues with Woman, A Poem.
20 July 1815
Madame Vestris made her operatic debut as the leading lady of the King's Theatre , aged only eighteen.
May 1816
Princess Charlotte (daughter of the Prince of Wales ) married Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg .
6 November 1817
Princess Charlotte died at 2.30 a.m. after delivering a stillborn son. Poor clinical judgement was to blame; intense national mourning and controversy followed.
1818
The successful children's writerElizabeth Sandham published The School-Fellows, a Moral Tale, which devotes a chapter to commemoration of Princess Charlotte (who had died on 6 November 1817).