CollectionWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/54310-54311
TitleLetter from William Henry [Duke of Gloucester] to George III regarding his travels from Denmark to Hanover
Date4 August 1769
WriterWilliam Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionWilliam writes about the adverse sailing weather; docking at Rostoc [Rostock], 70 miles from Lübeck; spending the night in [Adolf Frederick] King of Sweden's dominion at Wismar before travelling to Ratziburgh [Ratzeburg]; and that [Frederick V] Laudgraff [Landgrave] of Hesse had been in England unbeknownst to George III. He also mentions Prince Charles [?of Hesse-Kassel's] health; Prince Ernest's fall; viewing the Grenadiers in Hanover; Carleton [Carlton] House; his upcoming visit to Brunswick; and letters to his mother [Augusta, Dowager Princess of Wales].
William adds that he left [Caroline Matilda] Queen [of Denmark and Norway] in poor spirits.
Place of WritingHanover
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LanguageEnglish
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Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
LevelItem
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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