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George II

This volume is a sumptuous art history performance, with as many images as there are pages of text. This shows Caroline, the wife of George II, in...

During his lifetime, George II's son accomplished little of note. However, writes Romney Sedgwick, Frederick's propaganda in his own political interests left behind two fictions that profoundly influenced later historians.

H.T. Dickinson introduces a Bishop who held many liberal views,  and was much disliked by his brethren.

Alan Yorke-Long documents the beginnings of Georgian England's affair with the music of the Hanoverian composer.

During the Seven Years War, Admiral Byng was charged with 'failing to do his utmost'. He was executed on board the Monarch on March 14th, 1757.

Jeremy Black reminds us of the importance of two of Britain’s less well-loved monarchs.