|Frederick, Prince of Wales|
The early Georgians are not my specialty. I’m more familiar with the Prince Regent (later, King George IV) than his predecessors. But it’s interesting to learn how a family tradition of mutual father-son antipathy continues over generations.
In this short video clip, two schoolboys explain Prince Frederick and his family situation. If you want to know more, you can view a lengthier and more detailed (and yes, very entertaining) account of the Georgian monarchs here.
Image: Attributed to Joseph Highmore, Frederick, eldest son of George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Anspach (circa 1740-50), from the Royal Collection via Wikipedia
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