Person    | Male  Born 12/8/1762  Died 26/6/1830

King George IV

Regent: 1811 - 1820. Reigned: 1820 - 1830. After secretly marrying Mrs Fitzherbert, he then officially married Princess Caroline of Brunswick. Built the Royal Pavilion at Brighton. A statue of him once stood at the junction of Pentonville Road, Euston Road, Gray's Inn Road and Caledonian Road. The area and then King's Cross station took their name from this statue.

Was governor of the South Sea company whose trade had been slavery.

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King George IV

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Cadiz Memorial

On their withdrawal the French deliberately destroyed their cannons. The Spa...

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Garden of rest

Holly Road Garden of rest This garden was first laid out for public use in 19...

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George IV

One third of the sculptor's fees, totalling £9,000, were paid by the king, wh...

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George IV - Oxford Street

{Both sides of the head:} GR 1822

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Kings College - Strand

The college was founded by King George IV in 1829.

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Achilles statue

Modelled on the statue of Dioscuri in Rome. A gay friend of ours is fond of ...

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Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

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Lord Eldon

Lord Eldon

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Rev. John Venn

Rev. John Venn

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Doctor Harold Moody

Doctor Harold Moody

Physician. Born Harold Arundel Moody at 8 Rum Lane, Kingston, Jamaica. Although well qualified, he was refused a post at King's College Hospital because of his colour, but became a medical superint...

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Society of Black Lawyers

Society of Black Lawyers

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Group, Law, Race Issues

1 memorial