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George III of the United Kingdom (1738 – 1820)


King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, formed by the union of these two countries, until his death.
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By God, Harrison, I will see you righted!
I wish nothing but good; therefore, everyone who does not agree with me is a traitor and a scoundrel.
We I hope shall be left free to avail ourselves of the advantages of neutrality: and yet much I fear the English, or rather their stupid king, will force us out of it. (...) Common sense dictates therefore that they should let us remain neuter: ergo they will not let us remain neuter. I never yet found any other general rule for foretelling what they will do, but that of examining what they ought not to do.




George the Third
Ought never to have occurred.
One can only wonder
At so grotesque a blunder.
"Nothing important happened today." - King George's diary entry, July 4th, 1776, the same day the American colonies declared their independence.
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