The Prince Regent, later George IV was
very unpopular with the people and was
seen as a waster of public money.
In 1820 he demanded that Lord
Liverpool's government should get
Parliament to grant him a divorce.
Caroline was determined not go without
a fight and very popular with the public.
Riots erupted right across the country,
in support of Caroline
Lord Liverpool's bill was kicked out of
Parliament and it looked like the Prince
Regent would dismiss the cabinet.
Queen Caroline Affair, 1820 - 21