"I often think that this cannot be the 18th C in which we live at present, for ancient history can hardly produce anything more barbarous and cruel than our neighbours in France."
Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
(The sound of mirthless laughter.) One could say the same in any century. People never change, do they? I don't come across that much about Charlotte except Prinny's whining, but I always take that with a grain of snuff.
I'm learning about her now and she's actually pretty interesting in her simple sort of way
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Scandalous tid-bits from England's finest socialite of the Georgian age.