Category Archives: Marriage and Death

6th November 1817 – Princess Charlotte Dies in Childbirth

princess charlotte by thomas lawrence 1817

On that day in 1817 Princess Charlotte died having given birth to a stillborn son, leaving her husband, family and the whole England in deep mourning.

Picture: her last portrait painted by Sir Thomas Lawerence in 1817 (pinned from http://www.pinterest.com/pin/396035360955459024/)