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Today a Prince

George William Frederick was born on the 4th of June 1738 at Norfolk House, 31 St James’s Square, London. His father, the Prince of Wales, died in 1751, making George the heir apparent. George succeeded his grandfather, George II, to … Continue reading

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Intimacy with Horses

The United States of America’s third President, Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826), was an intensely passionate man both in his political life and personal life. Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale, circa 1805. In 1772, at the age of twenty-nine, Jefferson … Continue reading

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God Save King George III

On the 29th of January 1820, King George II died, aged eighty-one years. Having reigned for almost sixty years, he was England’s longest reigning monarch. George was widely popular amongst his subjects, though ‘Farmer George’ was often satirised for his … Continue reading

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