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The correspondence between Mary Hamilton and the future George IV is often seen as a harmless crush. It was nothing of the sort.
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Volume 71 Issue 10 October 2021
In the October issue:
Churchill, Roosevelt and the End of the French Empire, the Court of the ‘Sin King’, Taiwan, Mary Hamilton and George IV, Poland in the Mountains, Menstruation in the 19th century, Uruguay, South Africa in the 1960s.
Plus: reviews, opinion, crossword and much more!