Thursday, 29 January 2015

A Digest of George III

On this day in 1820, George III died. Insane, blind and not even aware that his devoted wife had predeceased him, his death might well be seen as a merciful release.

To read about George's final hours, do click here, and below, you will find links to posts here on the Guide regarding George and his illustrious family.

King George III in Coronation Robes by Allan Ramsay, 1761-1762
King George III in Coronation Robes by Allan Ramsay, 1761-1762
The king's illness, by Laura Purcell.
The king's palaces, by Laura Purcell.

Charlotte and George

Queen Charlotte's diamonds

Queen Charlotte

The Death of Queen Charlotte
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz by Laura Purcell
The Portrait of Queen Charlotte
Queen Charlotte's Notebook

Children of George III

The Long Life of Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
The Frail Life of Princess Louisa of Great Britain
A Regal Disagreement: Charlotte, Princess Royal
"Tell Charles I die blessing him": Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom
A whole host of tales of George IV...

Life in the Georgian Court, true tales of 18th century royalty, is available at the links below.

Pen and Sword
Amazon UK
Amazon US
Book Depository (free worldwide shipping)

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