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Identity, Imagination and George IV in Edinburgh, 1822

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… Read More »

Asian State letters now available on the Georgian Papers online

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… Read More »

Queen Charlotte concert announced

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… Read More »

George III: The Life and Reign of Britain’s Most Misunderstood Monarch wins Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography 2022

                             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… Read More »

Natalee Garrett awarded 2022 BSECS King’s College London GPP fellowship

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… Read More »

The impact of the Georgian Papers Programme on scholarly research

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… Read More »