Follow the progress of the Georgian Papers Programme in the news. Below is a collection of current and past stories about the project. For all press inquiries, visit our press contact page.


Georgian Papers Programme launches virtual exhibition exploring the ‘madness’ of George III
King’s College London A&H blog
November 7, 2019

Palace Releases ‘Hamilton’ King George III’s Mental Health Records: He Is ‘Agitated and Confused’ 
People
November 16, 2018

George III’s medical records put online in royal first, revealing reading King Lear worsened his madness 
The Telegraph
November 16, 2018

Turning a West End musical on its head 
King’s College London News Centre
October 23, 2018

Photo Flash: Hamilton’s King George Visits Windsor Castle to View Papers of King George III 
Broadway World UK
October 1, 2018

Royal archives team up with Hamilton to teach the world about King George III
The Telegraph
September 30, 2018

A novel history: Penn doctoral student uncovers first bill of sale for Jane Austen work 
Penn Today
August 14, 2018 

The Prince Who Preordered Jane Austen’s First Novel
Smithsonian Magazine
August 1, 2018

Jane Austen, scoperto il primo lettore della scrittice: il futuro e detestato re Giorgio IV 
Il Fatto Quotidiano
July 30, 2018

Med strastnimi bralci Jane Austen tudi človek, ki ga je avtorica posebej prezirala 
Radiotelevizija Slovenija
July 26, 2018 

George IV, roi d’Angleterre, etait fan de Jane Austen: elle le detestait
ActuaLitte
July 26, 2018 

Jane Austen e il suo primo acquirente 
L’Osservatore Romano
July 25, 2018

El primer libro que vendio Jane Austen fue adquirido por Jorge IV
ABC
July 25, 2018 

One of Jane Austen’s earliest buyers revealed as Prince Regent–who she ‘hated’ 
The Guardian
July 25, 2018.

Jane Austen Hated the Prince Regent–And He Was The First Person to Buy One of Her Books (Full Price, Too)
Bustle
July 24, 2018

Jane Austen’s first ever sale was to the Prince Regent 
Daily Mail
July 23, 2018 

Jane Austen’s First Buyer? Probably a Prince She Hated 
New York Times
July 24, 2018

“George III: The Genius of the Mad King” (Documentary film, 2017). Available on Amazon Prime. Aired on BBC 2.

Digitizing the Royal Archives: The Georgian Papers Programme
Perspectives on History
July 17, 2017 

Professor Arthur Burns: Tales of the Intimate Secrets Revealed In The Release of George III’s Private Papers
Hello! Magazine
February 6, 2017

The Royal Archives Reveals the Hidden Genius Behind George III’s “Madness”
Smithsonian Magazine
January 30, 2017

Launch of Online Portal and BBC Documentary (Press Release)
Georgian Papers Programme
January 28, 2017

George III’s draft abdication letter released
BBC News
January 28, 2017

The ageing spy who saved George III
The Times
January 28, 2017

As the Queen Releases Archived Secrets, 5 Things to Know About the ‘Mad’ King Who Lost America
People
January 28, 2017

Royal Archives opened to shed light on reign of King George III
Times Higher Education
January 28, 2017

Second thoughts on George III: online project could alter view of king
The Guardian
January 28, 2017

‘I am therefore resolved to resign my crown’: George III’s unsent letter of abdication goes on display for the first time
Daily Mail
January 28, 2017

Royal Archives opened up to shed light on reign of King George III
Times Higher Education
January 28, 2017

Letters From 1700s Penned By Britain’s ‘Mad King’ George: ‘America is Lost!’
NBC News
January 28, 2017

Queen to reveal intimate papers that promise to shed new light on Royal Family history
Express UK
January 28, 2017

Professor Andrew Lambert discusses the reign of King George III
BBC Radio London
January 28, 2017

King George’s writings on American Revolution going online
Washington Post
January 27, 2017

First batch of royal Georgian papers released
William & Mary News
January 27, 2017

The Georgian Papers Programme: Opening Up the Royal Archives
www.Royal.UK
January 27, 2017

Mad or misunderstood? As the Queen opens her secret archive for the first time, ROBERT HARDMAN is given exclusive access to astonishing revelations about the real George III
Daily Mail UK
January 27, 2017

With W&M assist, a royal archive goes online
Richmond Times-Dispatch
January 27, 2017

Second thoughts George III: online project could alter view of king
The Guardian
January 27, 2017

Author Flora Fraser Named as Mount Vernon’s Georgian Papers Fellow 2017
Mount Vernon
January 24, 2017

The Greatness of King George: royal archives prove monarch was ‘not a nincompoop’
The Telegraph
January 14, 2017

Now We’ll Finally Get to See the American Revolution Through the Eyes of King George
Smithsonian Magazine
November 10, 2016

Partnership connects George III’s archives with George Washington’s Library
King’s College London
November 7, 2016

King George III’s private papers to go online
BBC News
April 2015

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