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1820 - Montague House (Blackheath) Law & Royalty & Xenophobia & Italy In 1795, George, Prince of Wales, married Caroline of Brunswick. Nine months later Caroline gave birth to Princess Charlotte, but shortly after the 1778-1791 - Haymarket (Westminster) Music & Xenophobia & Italy & place: Fabriano Mezzo-soprano castrato Gaspare Pacchierotti was born on 21 May 1740 in Fabriano, Marche. Details of his early life are scarce. He made his debut in 1709-1734 - St Paul’s Churchyard (City of London) Painting & Xenophobia & Italy & place: Venice In March 1709, a competition was announced to decorate the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral. The most coveted contemporary commission, it attracted James 1729-1739 - St James’s Square (Westminster) Music & Painting & Xenophobia & Italy & place: Venezia Painter Jacopo Amigoni was born around 1685 in Venice. From 1717 onwards he was recorded working in Bavaria. He moved to London in 1729. As an 1456-1457 - Broad Street (Soho) Trade & Commerce & Xenophobia & Italy & Place: Piancenza Merchant Alexander Palestrelli [Plaustrell] was born in Piacenza. By the mid-fifteenth century he had moved to London and was living in Broad