Sunday, March 4, 2012

The Sadness of Princess Charlotte

DIANA was not the first Princess of Wales to die young and inspire hysterical public mourning. in 1817 Princess Charlotte, the daughter of The Prince Regent who would go on to be George IV, died in childbirth aged 21. Known as the “Daughter of England” Charlotte had been loved by the public who saw her as a new hope for the Royal Family. Her grandfather, George III, was thought to be mad and her father’s excesses and extravagances had made him deeply unpopular.

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