George III


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George III

Full name George William Frederick. 1738-1820.
King of Great Britain and Ireland (1760-1820) and of Hanover (1815-1820). His government's policies fed American colonial discontent, leading to revolution in 1776.

George III

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(Biography) 1738–1820, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1760–1820) and of Hanover (1814–20). During his reign the American colonies were lost. He became insane in 1811, and his son acted as regent for the rest of the reign
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Noun1.George III - King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820George III - King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
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Obviously, England's King George III wasn't too fond of the date, seeing as how he lost the colonies and eventually his sanity.
He says he would like to tackle King Lear one day following his stage success in The Madness of George III.
A Sheraton period inlaid mahogany D-shaped sideboard, which was unusually small (also a relevant factor) made pounds 4,700 and a very unusual "mixture" of a George III inlaid mahogany serving table with an Edwardian stepped superstructure resulted in an elegant piece which sold to the local trade for pounds 3,500.
His father, George III, played for Boston in 1965, and his grandfather, George II, played for Providence in 1931-32.
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III, Birmingham Rep, until November 15, running time 2hr 45min.
I'm aware of the arguments about bad money being put to good uses, but I still think that Murdoch's is not a name with which Oxford should have associated itself,'' wrote Bennett, the author of ``Habeas Corpus'' and ``The Madness of George III.