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Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

(1768-1821), Queen of George IV

Sitter in 94 portraits
Married George, Prince of Wales in 1795 but he was already secretly married to Mrs Fitzherbert. He abandoned her after the birth of their daughter Princess Charlotte. Caroline repaid her husband by leading a life of bawdy behaviour, travelling to Tunis and Constantinople. Following her husband's accession as King George IV, she claimed her rights as Queen in 1820. A Cabinet including Lords Liverpool, Sidmouth, and Castlereagh immediately launched Parliamentary proceedings against her for adultery. In July 1821 she was refused entry to George IV's coronation and died a fortnight later of shock. Her body was shipped back to Brunswick, her birthplace.

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The Time Piece! & Cunning Jack o' both sides, possibly by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17928

The Time Piece! & Cunning Jack o' both sides

possibly by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published June 1820
NPG D17928

A Wooden Substitute, or Any Port in a Storm, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D10847

A Wooden Substitute, or Any Port in a Storm

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
coloured etching, published 19 January 1821
NPG D10847

The Man of the Woods & the Cat-o'-mountain (Sir Matthew Wood, Bt; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick), attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D8094

The Man of the Woods & the Cat-o'-mountain (Sir Matthew Wood, Bt; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick)

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 27 March 1821
NPG D8094

'Tent-ation.' (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick; Bartolomeo Pergami), attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17898a

'Tent-ation.' (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick; Bartolomeo Pergami)

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 25 June 1821
NPG D17898a

Grand Entrance to Bamboozl'em, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17900

Grand Entrance to Bamboozl'em

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published February 1821
NPG D17900

The Royal Extinguisher, or the King of Brobdingnag & the Lilliputians, by George Cruikshank, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17902

The Royal Extinguisher, or the King of Brobdingnag & the Lilliputians

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 7 April 1821
NPG D17902

An Arm-Full of Love (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick; Bartolomeo Pergami), attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17903a

An Arm-Full of Love (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick; Bartolomeo Pergami)

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 30 April 1821
NPG D17903a

Returning Justice lifts aloft her Scale, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17904a

Returning Justice lifts aloft her Scale

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 1 June 1821
NPG D17904a

Mother Cole (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick; Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt), attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17903b

Mother Cole (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick; Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt)

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 26 July 1821
NPG D17903b

A parting Hug at St Omer!, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17904b

A parting Hug at St Omer!

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 1 June 1821
NPG D17904b

Lucifera's Procession.  Fairy-Queen, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17905

Lucifera's Procession. Fairy-Queen

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 12 May 1821
NPG D17905

A Wooden Substitute, or Any Port in a Storm, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17906a

A Wooden Substitute, or Any Port in a Storm

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 19 January 1821
NPG D17906a

The Choice of Hercules (Bartolomeo Pergami; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick), attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17906b

The Choice of Hercules (Bartolomeo Pergami; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick)

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 24 May 1821
NPG D17906b

Design for a New Coat of Arms.  Dedicated to Mothers Wood, Windsor & Co. & all the Fancy Queens., attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17907a

Design for a New Coat of Arms. Dedicated to Mothers Wood, Windsor & Co. & all the Fancy Queens.

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 1 May 1821
NPG D17907a

Delicious Dreams!, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17908

Delicious Dreams!

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 30 April 1821
NPG D17908

Modesty! (Bartolomeo Pergami; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick), attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17909a

Modesty! (Bartolomeo Pergami; Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick)

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 7 June 1821
NPG D17909a

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