George II

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King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

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t he's train De GAMBLING WISDOM "A gambler with a system must be, to a greater or lesser extent, insane" George Augustus Sala
Won Sang Lee, John Chrysostom, Scandinavian churches, and George Augustus Selwyn all manifest specifically religious features that are irreducible to other categories of explanation, such as economic categories.
The house fell out of the family's hands after Harry's great-great grandparents George Augustus and wife Elinor split.
An edited collection of journals, correspondence and associated lists produced by the evangelist George Augustus Robinson, Friendly Mission is the record of a London builder's extraordinary and by no means selfless industry in offering Lieutenant Governor George Arthur an alternative to the escalating conflict that was crippling development in the colony and resulting in the annihilation of Palawa tribes on the lawless frontier of Van Diemen's Land.
In an appendix provocatively entitled 'Towards Genocide: Government Policy on the Aborigines 1827-38', Boyce explores such issues at some length and denounces George Augustus Robinson (a conciliator in name only who used trickery and force to remove the Aborigines to Flinders Island) in strong terms.
The emergence of mixed communities comprising Aboriginal women, some Aboriginal men, and other men of various backgrounds confronted the sensibilities of the colonial authorities and in particular raised the ire of George Augustus Robinson, who was government-appointed missionary agent to the Tasmanian Aborigines.
For example, George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower was an extraordinary Black violinist who played with Ludwig van Beethoven.
1906: George Augustus Bobrick launches Los Angeles chemical company with household and agricultural cleaning solutions, including liquid hand soap.
Among the works of art from the Royal House of Hanover, to be offered for sale by Sotheby's at Marienburg, are a George I Britannia standard silver-gilt communion service with the Prince of Wales's feathers of George Augustus Prince of Wales, later King George II of Great Britain and Ireland, Elector of Hanover, Benjamin Pyne overstruck by Pierre Platel, London 1717
Their elder brother, the previous Viscount, George Augustus, had been killed at Trout Brook, near Ticonderoga, in 1758.
As he traveled around the United States, Moon was often introduced by Bishop George Augustus Stallings Jr.
Bounded by water, the city could develop only northward until George Augustus Roebling's epic bridging of the East River united Brooklyn and New York in 1983.
He does not, however, appear to have consulted any of the state papers or relevant parliamentary debates to justify his belief in George Augustus as the first king to have understood and accepted the shift in Britain to a constitutional monarchy.
Edwards, Dickens's "Young Men" George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates and the World of Victorian Journalism (Ashgate, 1997), 229 pp.
Few more so than George Augustus Frederick Percy Smythe, seventh Viscount Strangford, who fought what is thought to have been the last duel in England in 1852.