THE GEORGIAN ERA
As our prints for sale concentrate on the Georgian Era, from 1714 to 1837, some personalities and dates might be in order!
GEORGE I born 1660, reigned from 1714 to 1727Son of the Elector of Hanover, Germany Period: Early 18th century
GEORGE II born 1683, reigned from 1727 to 1760Son of George I Period: Mid 18th century
GEORGE III born 1738, reigned from 1760 to 1820 (but suffered from insanity from 1811) Son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, George II’s sonGrandson of George II Period: Late 18th / early 19th century
GEORGE IV born 1762, reigned as Prince Regent from 1811 to 1820, King from 1820 to 1830 Son of George III Period: Early 19th century/ ‘The Regency’
WILLIAM IV born 1765, reigned from 1830 to 1837Third son of George III Period: Early 19th century