RepositoryRoyal Archives
CollectionGeorge IV Calendar as Prince, Regent and King
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from George, Prince of Wales, to Caroline, Princess of Wales, on his relationship with Lady Jersey; the Princess's Household; and the state of their marriage
Date21 April 1796
WriterGeorge, Prince of Wales (1762-1830)
AddresseeCaroline, Princess of Wales (1768-1821)
DescriptionThe Prince writes that 'we have unfortunately been oblig'd to acknowledge to each other that we cannot find happiness in our union. Circumstances of character & education, ... render that impossible'. He suggests that the Princess's letter has been designed to be shown to others, in order to gain support.
Endorsed 'answer to the Princess's Letter April 21st 1796', 'no. 1'.
Document Image


Extent1 document (6 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
PublicationsPublished in A. Aspinall "The Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales 1770-1812" (London, 1965) Vol. 3; no 1094
    Powered by CalmView© 2008-2019