CollectionGeorge III Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleDraft of a letter from George III to the Duke of Gloucester
Date31 January 1772
WriterGeorge III, King
AddresseeWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)
DescriptionGeorge III writes that Struensee has been seized leaving a Masquerade. General Gaehler, his lady, Brandt, Doctor Berger, Struensee's Brother and Doctor Falkenschiold have been confined.The Queen and her daughter were taken away to be imprisoned near Elsineur [Elsinore]. She was only accompanied by one maid of Honour, but on George III's insistence has her entire Court. George III petitions for her to be kept in better conditions
Place Of WritingQueen's House
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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