15th December 1814 - Princess Charlotte of Wales visits Salisbury

801px-Princess_Charlotte_of_Wales.jpg On 15th December 1814, Princess Charlotte of Wales visited Salisbury.

She visited the Bishops Palace, Wilton House and the Cathedral.

She returned on New Year’s Day. TJ Northey wrote:

During her sojourn Messrs. Seagrim, Thring and Nightingale, carpet manufacturers at Wilton, were introduced to the Princess, who was pleased to accept four elegant hearthrugs, emblazoned with Her Royal Highness’s arms, and which were presented to her as a memento of an important local industry. [1]

Image: After George Dawe [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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[1] The Popular History Of Old & New Sarum. T. J. Northy, Published by the Wiltshire County Mirror & Express Co. Ltd., 1897. Available digitally on the Internet Archive - URL: https://archive.org/stream/popularhistoryof00nort/popularhistoryof00nort_djvu.txt.