queen dowager

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the widow of a king

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He was banished to Italy two years after his return and, in 1750, secretly made his way back to London, where he is said to have proclaimed himself a Protestant and had a relationship with a woman he had first met in Scotland called Clementina Walkenshaw, whose sister was housekeeper to the Dowager Princess of Wales.
In the virile, loin-clothed personage of baritone Tom Fox, he looks like Daniel Day-Lewis in ``Last of the Mohicans'' and sets the dowager Princess of Judea's heart to pounding.
The pagoda was designed and built by the architect Sir William Chambers (1723-96) between 1761 and 1762 as the principal ornament in the pleasure grounds of the White House at Kew, residence of Augusta, Dowager Princess of Wales, mother of George III.
It was the dowager princess, his pupil's mother, who gave Chambers the commission in 1757 to lay out the grounds at Kew and embellish them with a variety of garden buildings.