CollectionDiaries, essays and notes of Queen Charlotte
Record TypeCommonplace Books
TitleEssays on the history of England from Henry VII to George II
WriterMary, Princess (1776-1857)
DescriptionWith note inside front board in the hand of Princess Sophia: 'Extracts from the History of England written by my Dearest Mary and given me by her'. This work appears to have been partly drawn from "The history of England from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688" by David Hume.

Essays on Henry VII (f 3 - f 7 r and f 8 - f 9); Henry VIII (f 10 - f 14 and f 15 - f 17); Edward VI (f 18 - f 20 and f 21 - f 23 r); Mary I (f 24 - f 27 r and f 28 - f 30 r); Elizabeth I (f 31 - f 38); James I (f 41 - f 43); Charles I (f 45 - f 56 r); Commonwealth (f 57 - f 63 r); Charles II (f 64 - f 72); James II (f 74 - f 78); William III and Mary II (f 80 - f 83 r); Anne (f 85 - f 93); George I (f 96 - f 98); George II (f 101 - f 111 r)
With for each reign up to Charles II, lists of: Popes; Kings of France; [Holy Roman] Emperor; Kings of Scotland; wives; children; battles, insurrections, and rebellions; acquisition of land; and other remarkable events. The remainder of this volume is blank
Extent1 volume
Custodial HistoryTransferred to the Royal Library in June 1904 by George V as Prince of Wales and transferred to the Royal Archives 1971
Related MaterialRCIN for copy given by Princess Mary to Queen Charlotte; GEO/ADD/43/4 for copy of this work in a different hand [?Princess Elizabeth]
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Creditpublished with the kind permission of Olga Mary Bland; Mrs Philippa C J Snowdon, Mr F C G Hohler, Mr R H A Hohler, Ms D M C FitzGeorge-Balfour; and Mr R FitzGeorge-Balfour
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