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4 Royal Scandals Juicier Than Prince Harry's Strip Billiards

George IV While most Americans think that George III was a tyrant ... Ten years later, when his father insisted he get married for real to a foreign princess he hated, George’s illegal marriage ... read more

The Patton Family: An Intimate Portrait

Hate-Filled, Lonely and Bitter In a reaction to Gen ... The torch of military valor was passed down to Mr. Patton's father, Gen. George S. Patton IV, who twice earned the Distinguished Service Cross ... read more

'13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl' addresses body shaming through sharp protagonist

(George Baier IV photo / Penguin) Amy Gentry Mona Awad's debut story collection ... the next you'll be crying into chilly bathwater. As a portrait of the body-image issues and low-level eating ... read more

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Kvetch A Sketch

Perhaps George’s was passed down from his forebears, George Vlosich I and II. Nevertheless, he does seem to have achieved the absolute apex of Etch-A-Sketch art, never to be surpassed—unless, perhaps, ... read more


This Met Museum Tour Exposes All of the Hidden Scandals Behind the Art

She may look like just another aristocrat who commissioned her own portrait, but Grace Dalrymple (pictured) was one of the most successful courtesans of 18th century London and Paris. She dallied with ... read more

Queen Victoria: the original people's princess

But growing up, I was taught only about the Victoria immortalised in the portraits of her later years - portly ... She was consumed by fears that George IV or his brothers would take Victoria to be ... read more

Sex Parties, Scandal, and Booze: 5 Naughty Princesses

She was married to George ... IV—but their relationship was fraught to say the least. Upon meeting her in 1795, George ran away, got drunk, and stayed that way until their wedding night three days ... read more

Victoria and Elizabeth: Comparing these majestic figureheads

Victoria’s uncles George IV and William IV had been extravagant, drunken and adulterous. Albert’s vision was of a royal family whose behaviour was beyond reproach. In portraits of his ... s death ... read more

Queen Victoria's wedding night: 'I never, never spent such an evening'

She thought this portrait, by court favourite Franz Xaver Winterhalter ... She even, daringly, included the daughter of the notorious Lady Jersey, who had been the mistress of George IV. Albert was ... read more

The Duke of Wellington: 11 things you didn't know

He hated attention and was embarrassed by public cheers ... and at one point calling him home to be court-martialled. The future George IV, then Prince Regent, had more admiration for Napoleon. But ... read more

‘A Royal Experiment,’ by Janice Hadlow

“No family,” remarked Princess Charlotte, George III’s granddaughter, “was ever composed of such odd people.” After reading Janice Hadlow ... portraits; her characters aren’t cast as black or white, ... read more



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