Memoirs of the Court of George IV

Memoirs of the Court of George IV
1820-1830 (Vol 1)

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Memoirs of the Court of George IV by Duke of Buckingham and Chandos Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville

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1859

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Memoirs of the Court of George IV
1820-1830 (Vol 1)

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I have not been in town, except to collect some account of the late horrible plot, on the day after the discovery (when I was in the House of Lords about half an hour), for a considerable time, the weather and a cold having concurred to keep me at home.

I know nothing authentic of the quarrel, so much the subject of rumour and noise, nor do I know more of the present designs or future plans. I am at all times at your Lordship's orders, to wait on you whenever you please; the weather is now so much improved, that I can attend you in London any morning that may suit you; but I really have nothing yet to state beyond the contents of my former letters.

Always, my dear Lord,

Yours most sincerely,

WELLESLEY.

In the spring of the year 1821, their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Clarence lost their only child, the infant Princess Elizabeth. Of this long-forgotten branch of the Royal Family, one who was present at her birth says:--"She is christened by the name of Elizabe

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