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George, III, 1738-1820 (King of Great Britain and Ireland)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1738 - 1820

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Spencer Perceval: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8713
Scope and Contents The papers provide a most useful insight into the working of both administrations, comprising as they do some of Perceval's most intimate political correspondence both as chancellor of the exchequer under Portland (1807-9) and subsequently as prime minister (1809-12). All the major events of the day are considered, including the scandals surrounding the princess of Wales and the duke of York, the ill-fated military expedition to Walcheren in 1809, George III's recurring mental illness, and...
Dates: 1806-1906 (Circa)
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