's occasions include the public and private. She opens with an ode on the recent death of the queen's only surviving child
, in which the speaker, unconventionally, rejects the consolation duly offered by...
July 1700: William Duke of Gloucester, born in 1689,...
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William Duke of Gloucester
, born in 1689, longest-surviving child of the future Queen Anne
, died of smallpox.