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Queenship in Britain 1660-1837: Royal patronage, court culture and dynastic politics

Queenship in Britain 1660-1837: Royal patronage, court culture and dynastic politics

by Clarissa Campbell Orr


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ISBN-13: 9780719057700
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 08/15/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Clarissa Campbell Orr is Reader in Enlightenment, Gender and Court Studies at Anglia Ruskin University

Table of Contents


Editor's acknowledgements

List of contributors

List of illustrations

Introduction: Court studies, gender and women's history 1660-1837 - Clarissa Campbell Orr

1. Catherine of Braganza and cultural politics - Edward Corp

2. Mary Beatrice of Modena: the 'second bless'd of womankind'? - Andrew Barclay

3. Queen Anne: victim of her virtues? - Robert Bucholz

4. Queen Caroline of Ansbach and the European princely museum tradition - Joanna Marschner

5. Queens-in-waiting: Caroline of Ansbach and Augusta of Saxe-Coburg as Princess of Wales - Christine Gerrard

6. Anne of Hanover and Orange (1707-59) as patron and practitioner of the arts - Richard G. King

7. The daughters of George II: marriage and dynastic politics - Vanessa Baker-Smith

8. 'To play what game she pleased without observation': Princess Augusta and the political drama of succession, 1736-56 - John L. Bullion

9. Queen Charlotte, 'Scientific Queen' - Clarissa Campbell Orr

10. Queen Adelaide: malign influence or consort maligned? - A. W. Purdue


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