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The Unpopular Regency Act of 1831

By the time King George IV died in 1830 his brother Prince William, Duke of Clarence had been married to Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen for 11 years. 955 more words


Six Kings and Two Queens (3)

So why is this rambling windbag of a tale called Six Kings and Two Queens ?

Well, the hero, John Deane, the entrepreneur, the sea captain,┬áthe ex-cannibal,┬áthe ex-poacher, the ex-deer stealer and the ex-butcher’s apprentice lived a very long life. 339 more words


Buugii Ugu Horeeyay Dunida Ee La Qoro Oo Laga Helay Maktabad Ku Taala Dalka Ingiriiska

Waxa dalka Britain laga helay Buug 215-sanadood ka hor la qoray oo loo malaynayo kii ugu horeeyay ee Madbacad casri ah lagu daabaco, 366 more words

Warar Iyo Dhacdooyin

The "Georges" & Their Women: Princess Mary, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel

BBC’s History Extra published an article three years ago on George I and George II, the first monarchs of the House of Hanover, which stated: 2,862 more words

The House Of Hanover

Commonplace Book - 6

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.

– Sam Levenson

To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything. 83 more words

Commonplace Book

Always a Princess, Never a Queen: Augusta of Saxe-Gotha

Let’s take a moment to pity poor Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, because she didn’t have an easy go of it. Married to the Prince of Wales as a teenager, she was wildly under-prepared for marriage into the British Royal Family, particularly when it was as fractured as it was in the reign of King George II. 2,146 more words

The House Of Hanover

The Holy Roman Empire

The Holy Roman Empire must have seemed very remote from England in the fourteenth century. It was centred around the many German states and would not normally have been expected to be interested in anything affecting England. 880 more words

Fourteenth Century