Hanoverian kings

He was the first of Britain's three Hanoverian kings to be born in England. But this was far from the only difference between him and his predecessors. Pained by his childhood amid this cruel and feuding family, George came to the throne aspiring to be a new kind of king--a force for moral good. Against his irresistibly awful family background--of brutal royal intrigue, infidelity, and betrayal--George fervently pursued a radical domestic dream...

The surprising, deliciously dramatic, and ultimately heartbreaking story of King George III's radical pursuit of happiness in his private life with Queen Charlotte and their 15 children. (Adult Non-fiction)

The Georgian Era is a period of British history from 1714-1830 as marked by the reigns of George I, George II, George III, and George IV, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain ~ Hester Bateman, Paul Storr, Paul de Lamerie ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

Silver of the Georgian Era

The Georgian Era is a period of British history from 1714-1830 as marked by the reigns of George I, George II, George III, and George IV, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain ~ Hester Bateman, Paul Storr, Paul de Lamerie ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, daughter of James VI and I and Anne of Denmark, b.19 August 1596 Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland d.13 February 1662 England. She married  Frederick V, King of Bohemia and was the mother of nine children. Her bloodline extends into Germany, France, Sardinia, the Holy Roman Empire and back into England through the Hanoverian kings.

Elizabeth Stuart, Eldest daughter of King James I, Queen of Bohemia, nicknamed “The Winter Queen”

▶ Pharrell Williams - Happy [WE ARE FROM HANNOVER] #HAPPYDAY -on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain

▶ Pharrell Williams - Happy [WE ARE FROM HANNOVER] -on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain

@NPGLondon: King George III was born #onthisday in 1738, the first Hanoverian king born and raised in England.

Portrait of George III - : Canvas Art, Oil Painting Reproduction, Art Commission, Pop Art, Canvas Painting

tickled-fancy : Photo

tickled-fancy : Photo

Queen Victoria in 1840 at age 21. This may be the earliest photograph ever taken of her. It is unknown if this is a daguerreotype or a calotype.

1840 early photo of Queen Victoria Daguerreotype and calotype, the earliest forms of photography, had debuted just a year earlier. This 1840 photograph of Queen Victoria shows her wearing a dress with an elaborate bodice and flounced skirt.

Genealogy from William The Conqueror to present day. Featuring the Normans, Plantagenet's, York, Lancaster, Tudor, Stuart, Hanover and House of Windsor. Kings & Queens of England & Great Britain.

Genealogy from William The Conqueror to present day. Featuring the Normans, Plantagenet's, York, Lancaster, Tudor, Stuart, Hanover and House of Windsor. Kings & Queens of England & Great Britain.

The Duke of Edinburgh, 25th Colonel Grenadier Guards, in Guard Of Honour Order...

Never-before-seen photographs of the Queen's official Birthday

The formation of the Grenadier Guards, the senior regiment of the British Army, on this day 1656 The Duke of Edinburgh, Colonel Grenadier Guards, in Guard Of Honour Order

Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) when Princess of Wales | Royal Collection Trust Creation Date: 1862- 1863

I love this portrait of the beautiful Alexandra, Princess of Wales by Lauchert & Commissioned by Queen Victoria. A princess of Denmark, her sister Dagmar became Tsarina of Russia

september-bird: “ Hohenzollern Castle,Germany (origin of the mightiest Royal Family apart from the Hanoverians and the Wittelsbacher Germany) The Hohenzollern: German Emperors,Prussian Kings,Margraves of Brandenburg and Nuremberg (once upon a time,...

september-bird: “ Hohenzollern Castle,Germany (origin of the mightiest Royal Family apart from the Hanoverians and the Wittelsbacher Germany) The Hohenzollern: German Emperors,Prussian Kings,Margraves of Brandenburg and Nuremberg (once upon a time,...

Munshi, Queen Victoria's head of household and close friend Abdul Karim was ordered to return to India after the monarch died in 1901.  Only days before, Abdul Karim had been given a prominent place in Queen Victoria's funeral procession - which aroused the disgust of her family.  He was ordered to hand over every letter, note and memo that the late Queen had sent him over the 13 years he had served her.

Victoria & Abdul: The 24-year-old Indian servant the widowed Queen called 'dearest Munshi' and the scandal that drove him out of Britain

Victoria & Abdul: The Indian servant the widowed Queen called 'dearest Munshi' and the scandal that drove him out of Britain

Thomas Hudson’s 1744 portrait of George II. Britain’s second Hanoverian king led his troops to victory over the French at Dettingen and triumphed at Culloden. Yet that didn’t stop a Thames waterman yelling curses at him as he walked through his royal gardens © National Portrait Gallery

The delightfully dysfunctional Georgians

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