History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 2 cover

History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 2

Justin McCarthy (1830-1912)

1. xxi. Bolingbroke Routed Again
2. xxii. The 'Family Compact'
3. xxiii. Royal Family Affairs
4. xxiv. The Porteous Riots
5. xxv. Family Jars
6. xxvi. A Perilous Victory
7. xxvii. 'Rogues and Vagabonds'
8. xxviii. The Banished Prince
9. xxix. The Queen's Death-Bed
10. xxx. The Wesleyan Movement
11. xxxi. England's Honor and Jenkin's Ear, Part 1
12. xxxi. England's Honor and Jenkin's Ear, Part 2
13. xxxii. Walpole Yields to War
14. xxxiii. 'And When He Falls'
15. xxxiv. 'The Forty-Five'
16. xxxv. The March South
17. xxxvi. Culloden--and after
18. xxxvii. Chesterfield in Dublin Castle
19. xxxviii. Primus in Indis
20. xxxix. Changes
21. xl. Canada
22. xli. The Close of the Reign

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Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and Swift, Bolingbroke and Mary Wortley Montagu, the Old Pretender, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and the four King Georges. This second volume brings us the terrible death of Queen Caroline, Swift and Stella, the Jacobite rising of 1745, the Wesleyan Movement, Clive's victories, and the struggle for Canada.