George II


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

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George II was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after holding up Tomball Regional Medical Center in Texas.
3), and George II or more probably, Queen Caroline, purchased Holbein's Sir Henry Guildford (1527; Fig.
As leader of the Scottish Jacobites, he attempted to depose George II, but was finally defeated at Culloden.
Youngsters will also appreciate such ignominious nuggets as Edward II being killed by a red hot poker in his bottom and George II dying on the toilet.
His son George II was the last British monarch to fight alongside his troops and George III became known for losing the American colonies - later succumbing to madness, the Daily Express reported.
If the life of George II teaches us anything, it is that public figures who fail to leave a personal paper trail risk having their legacies commandeered by hostile observers and gossips.
George II left few papers, preferring to reply to correspondence by writing in the margins of the originals and returning them to their senders.
George II died whilst sitting on the loo, having earlier in his life been mugged in Kensington Gardens.
Modern surveyors, using equipment George II of England could not have imagined in 1735, have discovered errors in the boundary line drawn back then that divided Carolina in two.
Prince William, the Duke of Cumberland and son of George II, registered his horses to run in purple silks with a black cap.
We hear what an acrimonious lot they were; of the awful rift between George I and his heir, which led to the king chucking his wife and son out of their home at Kensington, but retaining the king's young children, and how history repeated itself when, as king, George II expelled his son, Prince Frederick, from St James's Palace.
What the American Founders revolted against under the reign of Britain's King George III, Yoo and like-minded pseudo-conservatives seek to restore under the reign of America's King George II.
A new commander sent by British King George II openly criticizes him, and he is demoted to captain.
Gingerich finds that copies were once on the shelves of such people as John Maynard Keynes and Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, as well as King George II of England and the philosopher Giordano Bruno.
About 125 students, ages 11 to 16, attend the lower school, housed in a beautiful old building that was a hunting lodge built for King George II.