CollectionGeorge III: The Genius of the Mad King documentary
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/4290
TitleLetter from George III to Lord North, written at Windsor
Date8 August 1781
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeNorth, Frederick, Lord
DescriptionThe King informs Lord North of the unfortunate situation in which the King's son [George, Prince of Wales] is in at present: the previous year he had a relationship with an actress to whom he sent several letters revealing private and political matters. The said actress is now threatening to publish those letters unless they are bought from her. The King has entrusted Lt- Col. Hotham to solve this business: he will pay her £5,000.
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LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (1 page)
Physical DescriptionLoose paper; mounted
LevelItem
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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