. The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser
for 7 Dec. announced that “their Majesties will not go to the Theatre till after
the publick mourning for her Majesty's brother the late prince of Mecklinburgh Strelitz.”
This was George Augustus, prince of Mecklinburgh-Strelitz, a major general in the
service of Austria. He died on 9 Nov. at Trynau, Hungary; his funeral was held on
12 Nov. at Pösing, Hungary (Gazette de Leyde
, 2 and 6 Dec.).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.