History Timeline – House of Hanover

| October 1, 2009

History Timeline – House of Hanover

The House of Hanover – Georgian and Victorian Britain 1714 George I George, Elector of Hanover, was born in Saxony in 1660 and became King of Great Britain and Ireland at the age of 54 on the death of Queen Anne. Although Anne had many closer relatives, the 1701 Act of Settlement prevented Catholics from […]