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A History of the Four Georges and William IV, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A History of the Four Georges and William IV, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Justin McCarthy
     
 

Entertaining and insightful, this four-volume history will delight history buffs. Queen Anne died without an heir, bringing to the throne George I, of the German House of Hanover. Author Justin McCarthy examines the lives and reigns of the four Georges and William IV, whose death ended the personal union of Britain and Hanover. Volume two continues on in the

Overview


Entertaining and insightful, this four-volume history will delight history buffs. Queen Anne died without an heir, bringing to the throne George I, of the German House of Hanover. Author Justin McCarthy examines the lives and reigns of the four Georges and William IV, whose death ended the personal union of Britain and Hanover. Volume two continues on in the year 1731 with discussions of the affairs of the Royal Family, rogues and vagabonds, the war with Spain, concluding with the death of George II in 1760, “under the protection of the stately form of Pitt.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411455610
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
601 KB

Meet the Author


Justin Huntly McCarthy (1859-1936) was an Irish historian, novelist, playwright, biographer, and Member of Parliament—serving in the House of Commons from 1884 to 1892.  The son of the noted historian Justin McCarthy, he is best remembered for his history The Reign of Queen Anne (1902) and the play If I Were King (1902), which has been twice adapted by Hollywood. 

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