• BSECS GPP Fellow 2024

    Lorna Clark awarded 2024 BSECS King’s College London GPP Fellowship   Dr Clark edited two volumes of Court Journals and Letters of Frances Burney (OUP, 2014), those covering 1788, the year which marked the medical crisis (“madness”) of George III. Since then, the Georgian Papers Programme has made many more records accessible, some of which

  •   We at GPP wanted to acknowledge the passing of Arthur Burns and to say a few words about his contributions to GPP to join the other tributes to him. We hope that our words together with all the other moving testaments published by his many friends and colleagues give a sense about the huge

  • The Sons of the American Revolution Georgian Papers Programme Lecture, 2023 To be given by Professor David Hancock, Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor at King’s College London, and Professor of British and America History and Atlantic Studies, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA The lecture will take place in the Great

  • We are delighted to learn that Kate Carté, Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professor at King’s College London in 2018 under the auspices of the Georgian Papers Programme, has been awarded the Albert C Outler Prize by the American Society for Church History. The prize is awarded for the best book, published in the

  • Robert Pirrie

    On 1 September 2022 the GPP joined the Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet in the magnificent setting of the Signet Library in Edinburgh to present a lecture by Robert Pirrie discussing ‘Identity, Imagination and George IV in Edinburgh, 1822’. The lecturer combines his role as CEO of the Society with that of a

  • By Julie Crocker, senior archivist, Royal Archives                       A recent addition to Georgian Papers Online are the Asian State Letters held in the Royal Archives (reference GEO/ADD/31/1-22). This collection of letters and wrappers, mostly to George III and George IV from rulers of countries including

  • 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