'God, and your Majesty, protect mine innocence', c1820. Satirical cartoon with a quote from Shakespeare's "King Henry VIII". The Prince Regent (future King George IV) rushes into the 'Prince's Court' with a mistress. The woman on the right is possibly his wife, Queen Caroline. From "The Queen's matrimonial ladder", a political pamphlet with wood engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank, published after the opening of the trial of Queen Caroline (1768-1821, also known as Caroline of Brunswick, consort of King George IV), in August 1820. [William Hone, London]. Included in an album containing portraits and satirical caricatures related to the trial.