This biography of George IV, king of England from 1820 to 1830, gives a full and objective reassessment of the monarch’s character, reputation, and achievement. Previous writers have tended to accept the unfavorable verdicts of the king’s contemporaries that he was a dissolute, pleasure-loving dilettante and a feeble and ineffective ruler who was responsible for the decline of the power and reputation of the monarchy in the early nineteenth century. Now E.A. Smith offers a new view of George IV, one that does not minimize the king’s faults but focuses on the positive qualities of his achievement in politics and in the patronage of the arts.
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George IV of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When George III died in 1820, the Prince Regent ascended the throne as George IV, with no real change in his powers.  By the time of his accession, ...
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Monarchy - George IV
In 1822, the year after the coronation, George IV decided on a visit to Scotland – the first by a reigning monarch since Charles II's coronation in 1651. ...
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George IV. By ea SMITH (New Haven/London: Yale up, I999; pp. xiv+ 306. ?25). THE long-held verdict upon George IV has been that he was an indifferent regent ...
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Definition Of George IV – Our online dictionary has George IV Information from A Dictionary of World History dictionary. Encyclopedia.com: English ...
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George IV of the United Kingdom - Olga's Gallery
Biography of George IV of the United Kingdom, former Prince Regent.
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George IV from Canadian Journal of History in Reference provided free by Find Articles.
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George IV George IV (1762-1830), the king of Great Britain and Ireland from 1820 to 1830, was one of the most detested British monarchs.
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BBC - History - George IV: The Royal Joke?
Never in modern times has a sovereign died so unlamented, nor has the person of the monarch retained so little respect after death, as King George IV in ...
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"Steve Parissien looks at the posthumous assessments of George IV and his reign - and finds the king's historical reputation falls short of the image he ...
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Royalty.nu - King George IV and Regency England
The life and times of England's Prince Regent, who became King George IV.
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