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Canadian Ermine for 1761 Coronation and Wedding

"We hear that the robes for our intended Queen will be very magnificent; the train will contain fix yards in length and two in breadth of ermine, brought to this kingdom from that valuable conqueft Canada; which fhews of what infinite fervice that trade will be to this nation: And what pleafure muft it give to every true-born Briton, to fee his queen dreffed on the day of her happy nuptials with the produce of that conqueft."

Belfast News-Letter
Tues. Aug 18, 1761
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Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Bride to George III, September 8th 1761

"Her Majesty can fpeak no English except God fave the King, which fhe learned by frequently practifing the music of the fong of that title upon the harpsichord…"

Belfast News-Letter
Tues. 22 Sept 1761
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