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CyrilVladisla 02-24-2014 04:45 PM

Kew Palace
 
On the banks of the Thames River in southwest London, Kew Palace was originally known as "the Dutch House".

CyrilVladisla 02-24-2014 04:52 PM

Kew Palace was a royal residence between 1728 and 1818.
Kew Palace was leased by Queen Caroline in 1728. :queen3:
It was used as a residence for Princess Anne, Princess Amelia, and Princess Caroline, the daughters of George II and Queen Caroline. :princess2::princess2::princess2:

CyrilVladisla 02-24-2014 04:57 PM

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.:books::books::writing:

CyrilVladisla 02-24-2014 05:03 PM

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.

CyrilVladisla 02-26-2014 04:46 PM

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.

CyrilVladisla 03-26-2014 05:59 PM

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?

:corgi::corgi::corgi::corgi:

CyrilVladisla 03-26-2014 06:02 PM

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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