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Political pamphlet of 32 pages (numbered pages 6-32) entitled: 'The queen's case stated' by Charles Phillips Esq. A defence of Caroline of Brunswick. Lettered below the title with the quotation:
"You shall surely answer it, where the poorest rag upon the poorest beggar in your realm shall have the splendour of a coronation garment. Vide Statement, p.14."
Lettered beneath the quotation:
"Eleventh Edition. London: Printed for William Hone, 45 Ludgate Hill, 1820. One Shilling."
On the opening page: "Dedicated to the memory of Anna Boleyn, The Martyred Consort of Henry the Eighth."
With the text of two letters dated April and May 1796 from George (then Prince of Wales) and Caroline of Brunswick, printed at the end of the pamphlet.
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Height: 220 millimetres (approx. page height)
Width: 127 millimetres (approx. page width (note variation in page width))
- Curator's comments
- As the pamphlet is not illustrated, it is not included in M. Dorothy George's ‘Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum.’
Bound as part of 'Political tracts Volume 7.' Number 7 of 10 volumes of political pamphlets, published circa 1819- 1822. Volume 7 contains slightly earlier works dating back to 1815.
For a likely satire on this pamphlet see 'The queen's question queried.', 1865,1111.982, bound as part of 'Political tracts Volume 6.'.
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Associated Title: The Queen's question queried (Likely to be a satire on Phillips' pamphlet by a supporter of George IV)
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