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Imagining the King’s Death: Figurative Treason, Fantasies of Regicide, 1793-1796

Dreaming about the royal family is a recognized historical phenomenon. In 1972 Brian Masters devoted an entire book to exploring it . Fifty per cent of the dreams he collected involved having tea with one or other member of the family. A minor and darker aspect of the phenomenon is the premonition in dreams ofContinue reading “Imagining the King’s Death: Figurative Treason, Fantasies of Regicide, 1793-1796”