Princess Augusta of Saxe Gotha

Standard Name: Augusta of Saxe Gotha, Princess
Used Form: Augusta, Princess of Wales


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Employer Anne Irwin
AI travelled to Germany, appointed by Queen Caroline to escort Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha to England to marry the Prince of Wales .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Reception Charlotte Lennox
The Gentleman's Magazine published two poems about this volume, one in June 1749 and one in November 1750. One calls the author Britain's Sappho .
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
19: 278; 20: 518
With the second piece the GM...


27 April 1736
Frederick Prince of Wales married Princess Augusta , who had first met him two days before, when she landed in England.
1 May 1749
Elizabeth Chudleigh created a sensation by appearing at a masquerade in the character of Iphigenia, in a dress so transparent that she was as good as naked.
The royal botanical gardens were founded at Kew outside London, by Augusta, Princess of Wales .