George I was born today in 1660. He reigned from 1714-1727 and was the first of the Hanoverian kings

George I was born today in He reigned from and was the first of the Hanoverian kings

The Georgian Era is a period of British history from 1714-1830 as marked by the reigns of George I, George II, George III, and George IV, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain ~ Hester Bateman, Paul Storr, Paul de Lamerie ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

Silver of the Georgian Era

Crafted between 1714 and Georgian silver spans the reign of four English monarchs and a wide range of diverse decorative styles.

George III is often remembered as the “mad king” or the “king who lost America”.He was incredibly well educated and had developed a passion for arts, music and sciences. An active patron of artists and scientists but he was also an enthused practitioner. He was particularly keen on architecture and employed William Chambers to teach him architectural practice and to design exotic buildings for the gardens at Kew including, most famously, the pagoda which still stands today.

George III is often remembered as the “mad king” or the “king who lost America”.He was incredibly well educated and had developed a passion for arts, music and sciences. An active patron of artists and scientists but he was also an enthused practitioner. He was particularly keen on architecture and employed William Chambers to teach him architectural practice and to design exotic buildings for the gardens at Kew including, most famously, the pagoda which still stands today.

film set collection

Enchanted Serenity of Period Films: Georgian-Era Period Dramas

Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, daughter of James VI and I and Anne of Denmark, b.19 August 1596 Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland d.13 February 1662 England. She married  Frederick V, King of Bohemia and was the mother of nine children. Her bloodline extends into Germany, France, Sardinia, the Holy Roman Empire and back into England through the Hanoverian kings.

Elizabeth Stuart, Eldest daughter of King James I, Queen of Bohemia, nicknamed “The Winter Queen”

▶ Pharrell Williams - Happy [WE ARE FROM HANNOVER] #HAPPYDAY -on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain

▶ Pharrell Williams - Happy [WE ARE FROM HANNOVER] -on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain

Queen Victoria at age 21, 1840. This may be the earliest photograph ever taken of her.

1840 early photo of Queen Victoria Daguerreotype and calotype, the earliest forms of photography, had debuted just a year earlier. This 1840 photograph of Queen Victoria shows her wearing a dress with an elaborate bodice and flounced skirt.

Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) when Princess of Wales | Royal Collection Trust Creation Date: 1862- 1863

Alexandra, Princess of Wales wife of Edward VII by Richard Lauchert. (Alexandra in her youth and looking radiantly beautiful)

Munshi, Queen Victoria's head of household and close friend Abdul Karim was ordered to return to India after the monarch died in 1901.  Only days before, Abdul Karim had been given a prominent place in Queen Victoria's funeral procession - which aroused the disgust of her family.  He was ordered to hand over every letter, note and memo that the late Queen had sent him over the 13 years he had served her.

Victoria & Abdul: The 24-year-old Indian servant the widowed Queen called 'dearest Munshi' and the scandal that drove him out of Britain

'Dearest Munshi': Queen Victoria's head of household and close friend Abdul Karim was ordered to return to India after the monarch died in 1901

Illuminations in celebration of the peace

Illuminations in celebration of the peace

The Duke of Edinburgh, 25th Colonel Grenadier Guards, in Guard Of Honour Order

Never-before-seen photographs of the Queen's official Birthday

Life of the Week: George II Known among his subjects as ‘the king who wasn’t there’, George II was a largely absent monarch who spent a great deal of time away from his throne. It was George’s wife and son who maintained popular support for the monarchy among the public during his reign...   George II, King of Great Britain, 1706. King George II is wearing long wig and plate armour with description below. (Photo by Guildhall Library & Art Gallery/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

Known among his subjects as the king who wasn't there; George II was a largely absent monarch who spent a great deal of time away from his throne.

Hannover 1813-1815

Hannover 1813-1815

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