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Subject

King George II

Person   Born 30/10/1683 Died 25/10/1760

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Countries: Germany

Born Hanover, Germany, died Kensington, Palace, London. Reigned: 1727 - 1760. Notable as the last British sovereign to fight alongside his soldiers (in Germany, against the French). Also the king who finally put down the Scots (at the Battle of Culloden) although he was not there himself. See Cumberland for more details.

There is also a statue of George II in the central quadrangle of Wren's Old Royal Naval College, by Rysbrack.

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King George II

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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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44280

George II

Made in 1720, and erected here in 1753. Societe Jersiaise provides more photo...

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50684

Ha-ha in Hyde Park

We find the terminology used on the information board confusing; 'bastion' is...

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53551

Queen Caroline memorial

Unveiled by the Queen.

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