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thirds of the gentlemen of England." Shelley crystallised a view which, if not universal, spread down from the upper classes throughout the community, when he called these princes "the dregs of their dull race." Yet two of them occupied the throne of England, one of Hanover, a fourth was the father of Victoria, and another the grandfather of Queen Mary. It was left to a respected ornament of early Victorian literature to describe the Queen's uncles in the most biting language. "That royal old mummy," "the lax maudlin slipslop," "nothing but a coat and wig and a mask smiling below it-nothing but a great simulacrum" are among the descriptions of George IV to be found in Thackeray's The Four Georges which circulated widely in the 'fifties. It is hardly strange that the Queen should have discountenanced the honouring of Thackeray's memory by burial in the Abbey.
If the public had made up its mind about Queen Victoria's predecessors, there was no certainty during the first forty years of her reign that it would give a different verdict in her case. During her conflict with Peel over the selection of the ladies of her bedchamber she was publicly hissed in the highest circles. If she led a blameless life it was also a dull one. If her offspring were legitimate they were numerous and expensive. If she was frugal and did not present the country with colossal debts to redeem, she nevertheless enjoyed a huge income, was the owner of a large private fortune, and was believed to be saving at a great pace. While the Prince Consort lived the Court was dull and rigid enough, but after his death the Queen had become a recluse and her money was even harder to justify.
The unpopularity of the Court during the royal feud with Lord Palmerston was extreme. That identification of the Sovereign with the ministers which destroyed Louis-Philippe

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