Letter from Queen Charlotte to George, Prince of Wales

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Title

Letter from Queen Charlotte to George, Prince of Wales

Date Created

2 - 4 September 1792

Creator

Charlotte, Queen Consort to George III

Description

On her faintness; on France: 'It is strange that my Sex should shew so much more Fortitude than the Men in France for every Step the former have taken in these Troubles give Strong proofs of their Courage, whereas the Men shew Nothing but Cowardly Brutality'; on Marie Antoinette 'by the Letters which are come there is every reason to fear that the Poor Unhappy Queen will fall a Victim to That Tyger Nation. The Idea of this is terrible, & the reality must be shocking & I feel truly Miserable not to be able to help Her'; on Madame de Noaille; 'Charity covers many Sins & who is free from them? Not myself, I Plead guilty at once. But what Comfort does it not Administer in Adversity & happy are You who have the Power & inclination to put it into execution'; on the arrival of Lord Gower and his news of the French Royal Family and the army; the weather; life at Weymouth Signed and dated at Weymouth

Language

English

Identifier

RA GEO/MAIN/36395-36398