Sophia Dorothea of Celle

Sophia Dorothea of Celle (1666-1726), or as we call her in this episode, S.D., is known as England’s Uncrowned Queen. She was raised by loving parents who also loved her, but then got married off to her truly odious cousin and things did not go well. 

References: The Imprisoned Princess: The Scandalous Life of Sophia Dorothea of Celle by Catherine Curzon

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