She points out the continuities and changes in the sermon culture from the party strife in Anne's reign through the tumultuous early years of George I
's reign and then the relative stability of the nation under Sir Robert Walpole's government, to the renewal of continental wars and the dramatic impact of internal rebellion during the 1740s and 1750s.
HOUGHTON HALL was built in the eighteenth century by Sir Robert Walpole, on the site of his father s earlier home, which he deemed unfit to display the art he had assembled while Paymaster-General serving King George I
, then First Lord of the Treasury, succeeding to Chancellor of the Exchequer, and finishing with Prime Minister.
The book promises a 'secret history' of the court servants at Kensington Palace depicted by William Kent in his 1726 painting of the King's Grand Staircase, but also delivers an intimate portrait of the palace's royal inhabitants, George I
, Prince Augustus (later George II) and the latter's canny wife, Caroline.
England's Georgian period began with the stodgy Hanoverian King George I
's accession to the throne in 1714 and ended with George III's death in 1820.
In music, which composer wrote the Water Music, thought to be for King George I
's procession down the Thames in 1717?
But he also had dealings with George I
's men between rebellions before finally deciding to throw in his lot with the Stuarts.
One branch of this produced the Hanovarian line to this country, that began when George I
unexpectedly became regent in 1714 on the death of Queen Anne.
The first Hanoverian, George I
, also the Elector of Hanover--that title referring to his role in the Holy Roman Empire--was proclaimed king of the newly United Kingdom on the death without issue of Queen Anne in 1714.
In 1952, at the age of 22, she increased her smoking habit after the trauma of her father George I
Although many conservatives view George I
's reign as a wasted opportunity, let's not forget that the retired monarch maintains public respect -- and a long list of old friends.
With George I
's accession in 1714, the Tories (including Harley) fell from power.
1685-1748) as part of George I
's grand and very necessary refurbishment of a palace built rather shoddily for William and Mary in the late 17th century.