At the request of the Prince Regent (later George IV
), and the urgings of the princesses Mary
, and Sophia
agreed to serve as one of the lady companions to...
Ellis Cornelia Knight
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.
The Queen was fond of being read aloud to in either French, English...
In her teens EH
made up romantic stories for herself on the slightest opportunity. She attached several to George III
's daughter Princess Sophia
, who was suspected of having an illegitimate child. Meeting a...
published two biographies of English princesses: of Princess Sophia
, daughter of George III
(who bore a child to an unidentified father), in 1958, and of Queen Victoria
's daughters in 1982. In 1981...