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History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 1

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Justin McCarthy's "History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 1" offers a fascinating look into the lives and reigns of the first four Hanoverian kings of England. McCarthy's detailed research and engaging writing style bring this period of British history to life, making it accessible to readers of all levels of historical knowledge.

The author provides a comprehensive overview of the political, social, and cultural landscape of the early 18th century, highlighting the key events and personalities that shaped the era. From the tumultuous reign of George I to the controversial rule of George III, McCarthy delves into the complexities of each king's character and the challenges they faced during their time on the throne.

One of the strengths of this book is McCarthy's ability to weave together a narrative that is both informative and entertaining. His lively descriptions of the Georgian court, the intrigues of political factions, and the personal dramas of the royal family make for a compelling read that keeps the reader engaged from beginning to end.

Overall, "History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 1" is a must-read for anyone interested in British history or the lives of the Hanoverian monarchs. McCarthy's expertise and engaging storytelling make this book a valuable addition to any history buff's library.

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Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and Swift, Bolingbroke and Mary Wortley Montagu, the Old Pretender and Bonnie Prince Charlie, and the four King Georges. The first volume begins with the death of Queen Anne in 1714 and ends in 1733, with Robert Walpole fleeing Parliament as London erupts in rioting over his excise scheme.

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