George IV


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George IV

1762-1830.
King of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover (1820-1830) who caused controversy when he attempted to divorce his estranged wife, Caroline of Brunswick.

George IV

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(Biography) 1762–1830, king of Great Britain and Ireland and also of Hanover (1820–30); regent (1811–20). His father (George III) disapproved of his profligate ways, which undermined the prestige of the crown, and of his association with the Whig opposition
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Noun1.George IV - King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830George IV - King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)
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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She brought him two sons: Pitt, named not so much after his father as after the heaven-born minister; and Rawdon Crawley, from the Prince of Wales's friend, whom his Majesty George IV forgot so completely.
Easily their most important customer was the Prince Regent, the future George IV, who commissioned some of the most opulent of all pieces from the firm for Carlton House, the Brighton Pavilion and Windsor Castle.
1762: George IV, King of England, eldest son of the insane George III, was born.
In fact, the forgotten Princess Charlotte of Wales was born in 1796 and was the only child of King George IV then Prince of Wales and Princess Caroline who had a loveless marriage and parted soon after Charlotte's birth, making her the next in line to the throne.
Winston Churchill makes his official announcement at 3pm G IVi h and at 9pm King George IV gives a speech on the BBC Home Service, followed by a Victory Report with Field Marshal Montgomery and General Eisenhower.
Her father, who later became King George IV, and her mother Caroline had a messy separation and she was brought up mostly by governesses and servants.
In royal history, George IV named his only child Charlotte, but she died in childbirth at 21.
Other exhibits include schoolwork by monarchs including George IV, Victoria's uncle, and her grandson George V.
L-r: Plates used at George IV and Henry VIII's coronations, mugs circa 1820 and plate by a Lawrence Anderton plate circa 1660-1699
The last to feature on the list of 20 is Kings College London founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829.
His son, George IV, reigned for the next ten years.
His predecessor George IV, notorious gambler and high-liver, might have been proud of him - but I wonder what his fellow soldiers risking their lives in Afghanistan think of his antics?