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Sophia Of Hanover: From Winter Princess To Heiress Of Terrific Britain, 1630-1714 By J N Duggan Ebook

The pretty presence of rival camps inside the court – that of the king and his son – allowed the concept of ‘His Majesty’s loyal opposition’ to be born. You didn’t require to take up arms to express displeasure with the regime. And simply because each George I and George II loved to go back to Hanover for summer time holidays, their politicians had to get on with government even when their king was away. The idea of cabinet duty emerged in these frequent royal absences. The book delineates, chapter by chapter, particular patrons and examines the cultural life of...