Robins, Jane: The Trial of Queen Caroline: The Scandalous Affair that Nearly Ended a Monarchy

Author
Robins, Jane

Title
The Trial of Queen Caroline: The Scandalous Affair that Nearly Ended a Monarchy

Publisher
Free Press, 2006


The book tells the story of the unhappy marriage of George, Prince of Wales, and Princess Caroline of Brunswick. I used some of the information for my post “Gossip Guide to the Kingdom of Naples: Inside the Palace of Caserta.”

Northall, John: Travels through Italy, containing new and curious observations on that country, etc

Author
Northall, John

Title
Travels through Italy, containing new and curious observations on that country, etc

Publisher
London, 1776


A travel description from the 18th century, based on a trip in the 1750ies. Mr. Northall was an officer of the British Army and proofed an excellent sense for details about i.e. roads and distances when writing his travel description. I owe a lot of useful information for my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily to his work. You can read the book online here.

Wright, Edward: Some observations made in travelling: through France, Italy, &c. in the years 1720, 1721 and 1722

Author
Wright, Edward

Title
Some observations made in travelling: through France, Italy, &c. in the years 1720, 1721 and 1722

Publisher
London, 1730


A travel description from the 18th century. I used some information for my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. You can read the book online here.

Nugent, Thomas: The Grand Tour – containing an exact description of most of the cities, towns and remarkable places of Europe

Author
Nugent, Thomas

Title
The Grand Tour – containing an exact description of most of the cities, towns and remarkable places of Europe, Volume 3

Publisher
London, 1749


A travel diary from the 18th century. I used some information for my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. You can read the diary online here.

Mazzinghi, Giovanni: A Guide to the Antiquities and Curiosities in the City of Naples and Its Environs;

Author
Mazzinghi, Giovanni

Title
Guida alle antichita, e alle curiosita nella citta di Napoli e nelle sue vicinanze, etc. – A Guide to the Antiquities and Curiosities in the City of Naples and Its Environs

Publisher
Naples, 1817


An original bi-lingual travel guide from 1817. I used some information for my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. You can read the book online here.

Rev Chetwode Eustace, John: A tour through Italy: exhibiting a view of its scenery, its antiquities, and its monuments…

Author
Rev Chetwode Eustace, John

Title
A tour through Italy: exhibiting a view of its scenery, its antiquities, and its monuments, particularly as they are objects of classical interest and elucidation: with an account of the present state of its cities and towns : and occasional observations on the recent spoliations of the French

Publisher
London, 1813


A travel description from the 18th century. It was helpful for writing my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. You can read the volume 1 online here and volume 2 here.

Lady Campbell Bury, Charlotte: The Murdered Queen! Or, Caroline of Brunswick: A Diary of the Court of George IV

Author
Lady Campbell Bury, Charlotte

Title
The Murdered Queen! Or, Caroline of Brunswick: A Diary of the Court of George IV

Publisher
London, 1838


Lady Campbell Bury was a novelist and Lady-in-Waiting in the household of the Princess of Wales. I used her book for writing about climbing Mount Vesuvius in the 18th century for my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. You  can read the book online here.

Black, Jeremy: The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century

Author
Black, Jeremy

Title
The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century

Publisher
The History Press, 2003


A comprehensive work about the Grand Tour to Europe in the 18th century. I found some of the information helpful for writing my post Writer’s Travel Guide: The British and the Grand Tour to the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily.