Thank you, Boffer! Your research really clarifies the history of the various circlets. I do appreciate your continuing work on the diamond jewels in the Queen's collection.
One question. In your final list of circlets available to the Queen, you list Queen Mary's and Queen Elizabeth's circlets. By these, do you mean the crowns without the arches? Since they were consort crowns, and the Queen uses the George IV diadem for official occasions, she has never worn those circlets, but I understand that they are private property. Displayed, of course, with the Crown Jewels in the Tower.
Is the setting for Queen Charlotte's three part stomacher still in existence? It would be interesting to know how similar it was to the later stomachers which also were designed in three parts.
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