Posts Tagged ‘Gender and Sexuality’

In God’s Hands: Inoculating the Royal Children against Smallpox

In the second of our postings linked to the first release of medical materials among the Georgian Papers, Helen Esfandiary of King’s College London considers inoculation in the royal family. ‘Queen Charlotte (1744-1818) with members of her family’, Johan Zoffany, 1771-72; Royal Collection Trust 401004: the picture includes Ernest duke of Mecklenburg to left, Lady… Read More »

The commonplace books of Lady Augusta Murray

Dr Jane Mycock explores the significance of Lady Augusta Murray’s commonplace books, one of the new tranche of Georgian papers released to the public in February 2018. Augusta married Prince Augustus Frederick, George III’s sixth son, in 1793 in defiance of the Royal Marriage Act of 1772 which required that the monarch agree to all… Read More »

The Political Day in Georgian London

The Political Day in Georgian London: reflections on a lecture by Professor Amanda Vickery (QMUL), co-hosted by the Centre for Enlightenment Studies and the Georgian Papers Programme                               by Angela Lee (MA 18th Century Studies) Speaking to a packed auditorium on the 23rd… Read More »