A History of the Four Georges and William IV, Volume 4 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A History of the Four Georges and William IV, Volume 4 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Justin McCarthy, Justin Huntly 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. The final volume of

…  See more details below

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. The final volume of McCarthy’s history begins with the reign of George IV (1820-1830)—whose last words were recorded, “O God, this is death.”  King William IV’s seven-year reign is then discussed, as well as the emancipation of labor. McCarthy closes with the death of King William IV in 1837.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411455634
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
348
File size:
663 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. 

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >