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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The second event was the proclamation, in the same year, of George III. as King of Great Britain.
Well, the first Caswall in our immediate record is an Edgar, head of the family and owner of the estate, who came into his kingdom just about the time that George III. did.
Fancy our late monarch George III when he heard of the revolt of the North American colonies: fancy brazen Goliath when little David stepped forward and claimed a meeting; and you have the feelings of Mr.
In the early part of the reign of George III., a prisoner who had been confined in a dungeon, was taken in a coach with four constables before a magistrate; and although the man himself was not ill, the four constables died from a short putrid fever; but the contagion extended to no others.
Some Americans were growing frustrated with King George III of England and Parliament, who were taxing the Colonies heavily.
Highlights from Clynog Farmhouse include a 19th century treen sycamore settling bowl which sold for PS1,600, a George III Welsh oak housekeepers, selling for PS1,800 and a George III Carmarthenshire oak settle which sold for PS1,700.
Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas in the National Theatre Live's first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.
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The sixth Duke of Northumberland inherited Albury Park - which is mentioned in the Domesday Book - in 1890 and it was the venue for the official coronation celebrations of George III in 1819.
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It's a Grade I listed home available to let for the first time in 250 years that used to be th observatory of King George III. Although at PS37,500 a month the rent could be described as a king's ransom, the Palladianstyle villa offers a lot of brick for your buck.