King George III

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In History
  • Birth

    Birth
    George William Frederick was born to Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. Born at Norfolk House, St. James Square, London. He was the regant to his father.
  • War of the Polish Succession Ended

    War of the Polish Succession Ended
    Two Princes in Poland created a civil war over the succession of King of Poland Augustus II. This war brought in France, Spain, Prussia, Austria, Saxony, and Russia all took part in the war. It ended with the signing of the Treaty of Vienna.
  • King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture

    King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture
    Prussia was still a small, newly raising nation at a time and King Frederick II helped out quite a bit. Not only did he stop torture but he guaranteed religion and freedom of the press.
  • Prussia & England sign anti-French military covenant

    Prussia & England sign anti-French military covenant
    Prussia and England were two countries who Detested the french. So, they made a covenant with eachother to never ally owith France.
  • England, Austria, Neth & Saxon sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance

    England, Austria, Neth & Saxon sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance
    Not long after Prussia and England made a covenant agaunst the French, the English turned around and also banned themselves from Prussia along with three other countries.
  • Death of Frederick, Prince of Wales

    Death of Frederick, Prince of Wales
    George's father died when he was age 12.This eliminated his father as heir to the throne and made George next in line for the English throne once his Grandfather died.
  • Adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp crowns himself king of Sweden

    Adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp crowns himself king of Sweden
    That's right. Himself. Adolf Frederick was a rather cruel man who took Swedens lack of royalty into his own hands, changing their govermentation into a Monarchy.
  • 1st official St Patrick's Day

    1st official St Patrick's Day
    St Patty's Day is a holiday celabrated now-a-days that originated in Ireland from their, of course, Saint Patrick. The day is kept and repeated through out the years,
  • Death of King Goerge II

    Death of King Goerge II
    George's Grandfather King George II passes away and leaves the throne wide open to be passed to King George III.
  • The Claming of the Throne

    The Claming of the Throne
    George became King Gerorge III and was the first to rule over The United Kingdoms, as Ireland became one with England, Wales, and Scotland which would not happen until 1801.
  • Purchase of Buckingham House

    Purchase of Buckingham House
    George purchesd an old town house to raise his family which he called the Buckingham House. It soon became the Buckingham Palace where Queen Victoria was first to rule from.
  • Married Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

    Married Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
    This marriage was a very trying one to say the least and birthed 15 children, only 13 surviving. George IV, Frederick, William IV, Charlotte, Edward, Princess Augusta Sophia, Elizabeth, Ernest Augustus, Augustus Fred, Adolphus, Mary, Sophia, Octavius, Alfred, and Amelia. This gave hope for succesors to the throne.
  • The Start of the American War of Independance

    The Start of the American War of Independance
    The war began in Lexington and quickly spread as the Americans wanted nothing to do with its mothering contry, This war would change everything.
  • The American Colonies Gain Independance

    The American Colonies Gain Independance
    Under the hand of John Hancock, America gained it's independance from the United Kingdoms of Great Britian and Ireland. Their Independance was finally really realised in the Treaty of Paris in 178.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    This was a battle between England and America. Several naval battles ensued and American forces stop from invading Canada.
  • Death of King George III

    Death of King George III
    The King's reign ended after almost 60 years, the third longest of any British Monarch. Most say his death was caused by his mysterious disease, today known as puphyria.