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  1. Palmerston, Lord,
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    3
  2. Panam, Pauline,
    1
  3. Perceval, Spencer,
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    2
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    3
    ,
    4
  4. Percy, Major the Hon. Henry,
    1
  5. Pergami, Bartolomeo,
    1
  6. Philippe, Prince of Belgium,
    1
  7. Pitt, William,
    1
    ,
    2
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    3
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    4
  8. Portland, Duke of,
    1
  9. Prince Regent, and Charlotte and Leopold
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    ;
    1. and Charlotte’s childhood
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    2. and Charlotte’s death
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      2
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      3
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    3. and Charlotte’s young adulthood
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      ;
    4. and Grand Duchess Catherine
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      ;
    5. and Maria Fitzherbert
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      2
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      3
      ,
      4
      ;
    6. and Lady Jersey
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      2
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      3
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      4
      ;
    7. as King
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      2
      ,
      3
      ;
    8. death
      1
      ;
    9. health
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      2
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      3
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      4
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      5
      ;
    10. income
      1
      ,
      2
      ;
    11. marriage and divorce attempts,
      see
      Caroline of Brunswick;
    12. politics
      1
      ;
    13. regency
      1
      ;
    14. unpopularity
      1
      ,
      2
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      3
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      4
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      5
      ,
      6
      ;
    15. see
      also Alexander, Tsar; Elphinstone, Hon. Margaret Mercer; Orange, Hereditary Prince of; Waterloo, battle of
  10. Pulteney Hotel,
    1
  1. Récamier, Jacques-Rose,
    1
  2. Récamier, Juliette,
    1
    ,
    2
  3. Roberts, Samuel,
    1
  4. Rolle, Lady,
    1
  5. Rosslyn, Lady,
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    2
    ,
    3
  6. Rothschild, Nathan,
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    ,
    2
  7. Royal Coburg Theatre,
    1
  8. Rudolf, Prince,
    1
  1. Salisbury, Lady,
    1
    ,
    2
  2. Sanders, George,
    1
  3. Shakespeare,
    1
  4. Sheffield, Lady,
    1
  5. Sheridan, Richard Brinsley,
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    2
  6. Short, Rev. Dr William,
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  7. Siddons, Mrs,
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  8. Sims, Dr John,
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    2
  9. Smith, Captain Sir Sidney,
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    2
  10. Sophia, Princess,
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  11. Sophia of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld,
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    ,
    2
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    3
  12. Southey, Robert,
    1
  13. Sterkey, Mr,
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    2
  14. Stockmar, Dr Christian,
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  15. Sussex, Duke of,
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    6
  1. Talleyrand, Prince,
    1
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    2
  2. The Times
    ,
    1
    ,
    2
  3. Trafalgar, battle of,
    1
  4. Triand, Mrs,
    1
    ,
    2
  5. Turnerelli,
    1
  1. Udney, Mrs,
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    2
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  1. Versailles,
    1
  2. Victoria, Princess of Leningen,
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    2
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    3
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    4
  3. Victoria, Queen,
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    2
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    3
    ;
    1. and Leopold
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  4. von Preussen, Prince August,
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  5. von Eppinghoven, Frau Meyer,
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  1. Warwick House,
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    2
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    4
  2. Waterloo, battle of,
    1
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    2
    ,
    3
  3. Weigall, Lady Rose,
    1
  4. Wellesley, Arthur,
    see
    Wellington, Duke of
  5. Wellington, Duke of,
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    2
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  6. and Charlotte
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  7. Whitbread, Samuel,
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  8. William I,
    1
  9. William II,
    see
    Orange, Hereditary Prince of
  10. William IV,
    see
    Clarence, Duke of
  11. William VI of Orange, Prince
    1
  12. ‘Willikin’,
    see
    Austin, William
  1. York, Duchess of
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  2. York, Duke of
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    1. and Charlotte
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Charlotte’s father dressed as Colonel of the 10th Light Dragoons, before self-indulgence detroyed his figure.

Charlotte: an idealised portrait of the lonely Princess.

Charlotte’s mother in the wedding dress chosen for her by the Queen.

Charlotte, no longer a tomboy.

Leopold in Russian uniform.

Claremont, the house where Charlotte and Leopold lived for most of their short married life.

Charlotte’s lady companion and champion, Cornelia Knight, ‘the Chevalier’.

Charlotte’s closest friend and confidante, the beautiful heiress Mercer Elphinstone.

The opulent Crimson Drawing Room at Carlton House, where Charlotte and Leopold were married.

Charlotte in a traditional Russian costume, a present from the Grand Duchess Catherine.

Charlotte wearing the diamond bracelet that her husband gave her as a wedding present.

The miniature of himself that Leopold gave to Charlotte.

The Tsar and the Grand Duchess Catherine on the balcony of the Pulteney Hotel.

Brilliant, cynical Henry Brougham, who manipulated public support for Charlotte and her mother in his own political interest.

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