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George IV’s bawdy trip to Ireland in 1821 – Aug 2011

‘Harris, I am not well, fetch me a brandy.’ Such was George IV’s inauspicious reaction to seeing his future Queen for the first time. For her part, Princess Caroline reckoned that George was ‘very fat and nothing like as handsome as his portrait’. At the time of their marriage in 1795, George was the Prince […]
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