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King George I

Person   Born 28/3/1660 Died 11/6/1727

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Born Hanover. When the last of Queen Anne's 17 children died without issue (no one could accuse her of not trying) there were lots of Catholic potential claimants, but Britain wanted a Protestant heir. Looking further afield, the Act of Settlement named some descendants of James I, Sophia and her son George, who ascended the throne in 1714, unable to speak English.

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King George I

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51855

Buck Hill bastion

This is really an information board rather than a plaque and has a number of ...

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54611

King George I statue

The spire is an astonishing sight, one of our London favourites. It is a tall...

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