The First Georgians

August 2015

August 18, 2015

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Dr Lucy Worsley's story of the first Georgian kings reaches the final years of George II's reign. With extensive access to artworks in the Royal Collection, she shows how Britain's new ruling family fought the French, the Jacobites and each other, all at the same time. But while George very publicly bickered with his troublesome son Frederick, Prince of Wales, he also led from the front on the battlefield - the last British king to do so - and helped turn his adopted nation into a global superp...

August 11, 2015

Expired 3.0 14 x
How George II had to adapt to a society no longer content with being downtrodden subjects.

August 4, 2015

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In 1714, Britain shipped in a ready-made royal family from the German state of Hanover.