King George III - A Short Biography

King George III - A Short Biography

by William Hunt

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King George III - A Short Biography by William Hunt

A short biography of King George III of England. His life and reign, which were longer than those of any previous British monarch, were marked by a series of military conflicts involving his kingdoms, much of the rest of Europe, and places farther afield in Africa, the Americas and Asia. Early in his reign, Great Britain defeated France in the Seven Years' War, becoming the dominant European power in North America and India. However, many of its American colonies were soon lost in the American Revolutionary War. Further wars against revolutionary and Napoleonic France from 1793 concluded in the defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148367529
Publisher: Shamrock Eden Publishing
Publication date: 09/02/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 184 KB

About the Author

William Hunt was educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Oxford, He was vicar of Congresbury, Somerset and then went to London as a reviewer and contributor to the Dictionary of National Biography. He was President of the Royal Historical Society.

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