Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of England

Standard Name: Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz,, Queen of England
Used Form: Queen Charlotte Sophia
Used Form: Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

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Dedications Lady Mary Walker
LMW said she wrote this book in her nursery, surrounded by her children, to earn money after her first husband left her. She also says she was persuaded by friends to publish.
Walker, Lady Mary. Letters from the Duchess de Crui and Others. Robson, 1777.
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Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Years...
Dedications Helen Maria Williams
HMW published her Poems, with about 1570 subscribers, dedicated to Queen Charlotte .
The British Library Catalogue on-line lists two volumes of separately-issued Sonnets, 11644.bb.10 and 011604.ee.65, no date or details given.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
62 (1786): 62
OCLC WorldCat.
Dedications Ellis Cornelia Knight
Published at about the time that she became a courtier, this was dedicated to the queen , as a tribute of respectful gratitude, by her Majesty's most dutiful, and most devoted servant, the Author.
Luttrell, Barbara. The Prim Romantic. Chatto and Windus, 1965.
134-5
Dedications Margaret Bingham, Countess Lucan
The Dublin edition has sixteen pages of close type. In a prefatory Advertisement, MBCL says she hopes to influence the something in agitation with regard to Ireland
Margaret Bingham, Countess Lucan,. Verses on the Present State of Ireland. 1778.
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that she believes to be on...
Dedications Jean Marishall
Francis and John Noble were important circulating library proprietors as well as publishers. The dedication to the young queen is signed with JM 's initials. Another edition followed the next year: Marishall said she saw...
Dedications Jean Marishall
Again JM dedicated her novel to the queen , but this time she hardly knew whether or not it had been presented at court (perhaps, she said, the Duchess of Ancaster had done this). She...
Dedications Mary Stockdale
She claimed that her father insisted she should publish it. She dedicated it to Queen Charlotte , though adding that it was too sad for Charlotte's ears.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
2nd ser. 22 (1798): 352
Dedications Elizabeth Hervey
She dedicated this work to the Queen . It was fourteen years since she had last published a novel. A second edition of 1818 was actually composed of remainder copies with a new title-page. It...
Dedications Frances Burney
FB had worked on the story told in this novel since before her marriage. The heroine had been called variously Betulia, Arietta, and Clarinda.
Doody, Margaret Anne. Frances Burney: The Life in the Works. Cambridge University Press, 1988.
205, 209
The final product was dedicated to Queen Charlotte Sophia
Dedications Barbara Hofland
BH published, with the Minerva Press , dedicated by permission to the queen , A Visit to London; or, Emily and her Friends. A Novel.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
4th ser. 6 (1814): 104
Butts, Dennis. Mistress of our Tears, A Literary and Bibliographical Study of Barbara Hofland. Scolar Press, 1992.
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Dedications Sarah Trimmer
It was issued by a group of publishers: Longman , the Robinsons , and Joseph Johnson .
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
The whole title was a long one: The Œconomy of Charity; or, an Address to Ladies concerning Sunday-Schools...
Dedications Hannah Cowley
Thereafter she stayed with Covent Garden for her major works. She was paid £100 to delay publishing this play, presumably to keep the public's appetite on edge.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
5: 319
It appeared with a dedication to...
Employer Ellis Cornelia Knight
The Queen would call on her each morning on her way to Frogmore, her house in Windsor's Home Park.
Knight, Ellis Cornelia. The Autobiography of Miss Knight. Fulford, RogerEditor , William Kimber & Co., 1960.
83 n1
The Queen was fond of being read aloud to in either French, English...
Family and Intimate relationships Susannah Gunning
SG 's mother-in-law, at her death on 8 June 1770, held the post of State Housekeeper at Somerset House, which had been allocated to the newly married queen .
Gantz, Ida. The Pastel Portrait. Cresset Press, 1963.
69
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
40 (1770): 279
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Boyle
MB 's mother, Caroline Emilia (Poyntz) Boyle (whose second name her daughter spells Amelia) held the position of bed-chamber woman to Queen Charlotte .
Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Boyle, Sir Courtenay EdmundEditor , E. P. Dutton; John Murray, 1902.
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Timeline

20 May 1761
George III consented to marry Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ; formal proposals began.
8 July 1761
The engagement of George III and Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was announced at a Privy Council meeting.
22 September 1761
King George III and Queen Charlotte were crowned; Horace Walpole and Thomas Gray each left a vivid account of the occasion, while Catherine Talbot wrote a prose poem about non-attendance, about spending a festal day...
11 June 1788
George III , at the resort town of Cheltenham, publicly suffered preliminary symptoms leading up to his second attack of porphyria, which began on 17 October.
23 April 1789
A solemn service of thanksgiving for the recovery of George III was held in St Paul's Cathedral.
9 June 1792
Gillray published a remarkable political cartoon, Sin, Death, and the Devil: personified versions of Queen Charlotte , William Pitt , and Lord Thurlow .
1812
The Ladies' Royal Benevolent Society was founded, to provide charity to London's poor.
June 1816
Lady Isabella King opened at Bailbrook House near Bath a communal home for single gentlewomen (or Protestant nunnery): a project going back to Mary Astell , which King picked up from Sarah Scott 's Millenium Hall.
November 1818
George III 's wife, Queen Charlotte , died.
9 June 1819
The library of the late Queen Charlotte was auctioned by Christie's ; it included Jane Austen 's works, plus titles by Catherine Cuthbertson , Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire , Christian Isobel Johnstone , Alethea Lewis