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Old 02-24-2014, 04:45 PM
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Kew Palace

On the banks of the Thames River in southwest London, Kew Palace was originally known as "the Dutch House".
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:52 PM
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Kew Palace was a royal residence between 1728 and 1818.
Kew Palace was leased by Queen Caroline in 1728.
It was used as a residence for Princess Anne, Princess Amelia, and Princess Caroline, the daughters of George II and Queen Caroline.
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:57 PM
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In the 1750s, Frederick Louis, the Prince of Wales, used the Dutch House (Kew Palace) as a school for his sons, Prince George (the future George III) and Prince Edward.
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The Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent and Strathearn , married Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld at Kew Palace in 1818.

The Prince Adolphus, the Duke of Cambridge, married Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel at Kew Palace in 1818.
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Old 02-26-2014, 04:46 PM
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Kew Palace was used to hold a dinner hosted by Charles, Prince of Wales to celebrate the 80th birthday of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II on April 21st, 2006.
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In 1738 Alexander Pope, the poet gave Frederick, Prince of Wales, a dog.
The following verse was inscribed on the dog's collar:

I am His Highness' dog at Kew.
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?

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Old 03-26-2014, 06:02 PM
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The Dutch House (Kew Palace) was used as a backdrop in the 1733 painting Philip Mercier did of Frederick, Prince of Wales and the Prince's sisters.
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