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  • Mary-Jannet Leith, 2022 BSECS/King’s College GPP fellow, has organised a concert which draws on her ongoing research into the musical life of the royal inner circle. With the generous support of the Continuo Foundation, her ensemble Ensemble Hesperi will be staging a unique concert recreating the experience of royal music making at 6 Fitzroy Square

  •                              At an award ceremony on Monday 13 June 2022 Andrew Roberts’s George III: The Life and Reign of Britain’s Most Misunderstood Monarch (Allen Lane, 2021), was announced as the 2022 winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography. The chair of the judges, the

  • We are delighted to learn that Bruce Ragsdale has been announced as the winner of the 2022 George Washington Book Prize for his Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery. Bruce was the first Mount Vernon GPP fellow in 2016, and contributed much to the life of the programme during

  • We are delighted to announce the award of the 2022 British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies / King’s College London Georgian Papers Fellowship to Dr Natalee Garrett. Dr Garrett will be familiar to many from her presentations at recent BSECS conferences, and for her article published in the January 2022 issue of the Journal for

  • Over the past few years the impact of the Georgian Papers Programme on scholarly research has become increasingly evident in the publication of research by fellows and project members and also in work by those outside the programme making use of its freely available resources. A new page on the GPP website gathers together an

  • We are delighted to announce that David Armitage’s article on George III and the Law of Nations is now available on Project Muse having been published in the January 2022 issue of the William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 79, no.1, pages 3-30. The article originates in his research as the Sons of the American Revolution

  • By Mary Louise O’Donnell (Independent Scholar), King’s College London Summer Fellow 2020   On 3 September 1821, George IV departed from Dunleary, Dublin, aboard the Royal Yacht. His first and only visit to Ireland began over three weeks earlier when he disembarked at the West Pier in Howth on 12 August. The King was so

  • On 8 June 2021, the Georgian Papers Programme (GPP) hosted a roundtable discussion about transnational interactions between the British monarchy and leader and peoples from around the globe. This event built on David Armitage’s time as the 2019 Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor at King’s College London. During his time with the GPP,

  • By Paige Emerick, University of Leicester, GPP King’s College London Summer Fellowship 2019 When planning research trips for my PhD topic on the royal visits of George III and George IV, I knew a trip to the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle would be essential. After establishing the dates, locations, attendees, and itineraries of the

  • By Sarah Donovan, William & Mary Welcome back to our Georgian Goodies blog series, where we highlight interesting, timely, or just plain nifty documents from the Georgian Papers Programme! In 1812, Prince Regent George drafted a public statement commenting on “the severe Loss His Royal Highness and the Country have sustained in consequence of the


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