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Image collection The Coming of Terror

In this remarkable cartoon, published weeks before the collapse of constitutional monarchy in France, King George III is shown examining a...

1792, Terror, French Revolution, king george III, James Gillray view
Document Birth of an Icon?

George III’s reputation remained intact and even enhanced in the last few years of his life despite or even because of his total absence from...

king george III, eighteenth century history, Georgian Britain, Monarchy view
Document Redefining Politics & the Role of the King

Earlier attitudes to the King, and indeed politics itself, began to rapidly change however in the 1790s, with fears about the rise of French...

king george III, william pitt, toryism, eighteenth century history, Georgian Britain view
Image collection satire on the King

This Gillray print is one of many which satirised the King in the 1790s, on this occasion rather mockingly referrring to his widely imagined...

eighteenth century history, king george III, James Gillray, caricature, Georgian Britain view
Document The Regency Debate

Concerns about the King’s sanity had long surrounded George III and led to fierce rivalry between the pro and anti King factions, including...

king george III, william pitt, charles fox, prince of wales, eighteenth century history, Georgian Britain view
Document unit 6

The British reaction to the French revolution - key timeline and events

1789, 1790s, Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, william pitt, king george III, Whigs, tories view
Image collection Georgian royal satire

The royal family was far from revered for much of the Georgian period, as epitomised here in this satire on the (temporary) reconciliation of the...

Georgian Britain, Royal family, king george III, king george IV, eighteenth century history view
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