Princes of Great Britain: George IV of the United Kingdom, Prince of Wales, William IV of the United Kingdom, George II of Great Britain Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781157672401

Published: August 17th 2011

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: George IV of the United Kingdom, Prince of Wales, William IV of the United Kingdom, George II ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: George IV of the United Kingdom, Prince of Wales, William IV of the United Kingdom, George II of Great Britain, Frederick, Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, Royal Labels of the United Kingdom, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, British prince, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn, Prince Octavius of Great Britain, Prince George William of Great Britain, Prince Alfred of Great Britain, Prince Frederick of Great Britain.

Excerpt: William IV (William Henry- 21 August 1765 - 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. William, the third son of George III and younger brother and successor to George IV, was the last king and penultimate monarch of Britains House of Hanover.

He served in the Royal Navy in his youth and was, both during his reign and afterwards, nicknamed the Sailor King. He served in North America and the Caribbean, but saw little actual fighting. Since his two older brothers died without leaving legitimate issue, he inherited the throne when he was 64 years old. His reign saw several reforms: the poor law was updated, child labour restricted, slavery abolished in nearly all the British Empire, and the Reform Act 1832 refashioned the British electoral system. Though William did not engage in politics as much as his brother or his father, he was the last monarch to appoint a Prime Minister contrary to the will of Parliament.

Through his brother, the Viceroy of Hanover, he granted that kingdom a short-lived liberal ...



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