King George & Queen Caroline

King George Queen Caroline This biography of the last king to lead British troups into baffle and his able wife provides intriquing insight into th century war and politics Often derided as the buffoon who hated all boets and

  • Title: King George & Queen Caroline
  • Author: John Van der Kiste
  • ISBN: 9780750913218
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This biography of the last king to lead British troups into baffle and his able wife provides intriquing insight into 18th century war and politics Often derided as the buffoon who hated all boets and bainters, George II was fortunate to be served by Prime Ministers Sir Robert Walpole and William Pitt, and was wise enough to leave the business of government to them His wThis biography of the last king to lead British troups into baffle and his able wife provides intriquing insight into 18th century war and politics Often derided as the buffoon who hated all boets and bainters, George II was fortunate to be served by Prime Ministers Sir Robert Walpole and William Pitt, and was wise enough to leave the business of government to them His wife, generally regarded as the ablest of British queens between Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, used her influence in politics and patronage so that she and Walpole effectively ruled the kingdom between them Her death in 1737 was seen as a national calamity Illustrated throughout, this new biography provides a much needed reevaluation of these monarchs and the times in which they ruled.

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    1. Very readable book about these two remarkable monarchs. I liked that it included information on their early married life as most biographies start when George I came to the throne in 1714.

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