Queen Caroline Affair, 1820 - 21
King George III
died in 1820
matters came to ahead.
Princess Caroline threatened to turn up
to the coronation at the head of a
crowd and demand to be crowned
Lord Liverpool ended the crisis by
paying her off with £50,000.
Lord Sidmouth was also forced to resign
as Home Secretary.
Unfortunately, Prince Caroline didn't live
long to enjoy her cash and died two