Who was she?
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (19 May 1744 – 17 November
1818) was the queen-consort of the United Kingdom as wife of King
George III. Queen Charlotte was a patroness of the arts, known to
Johann Christian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, among others. She
was also an amateur botanist who helped establish Kew Gardens. George
III and Queen Charlotte had 15 children, 13 of whom survived to
Why was she in Bath?
She came to "take the waters" in November 1817, the
year before her death. She stayed for about a month at 93, Sydney
Place. The house at the far end of the terrace, 103, Sydney Place, was
reserved for her
entourage and also used by the Duke of
The text reads
"Here dwelt Queen Charlotte 1817"
Location map of 93, Sydney Place:
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