Cokayne, George Edward. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Editor Gibbs, Vicary, St Catherine Press, 1910–1959.
King George I
Standard Name: George I, King
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|Cultural formation||William Law||
He became a Church of England clergyman, but after the accession of George I he refused to take the oath of allegiance (since he was a Jacobite). This made him a Nonjuror, ineligible for positions...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield||
Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield , made an ambitious marriage: to Petronilla Melusina von der Schulenburg , illegitimate daughter of George I .
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Delany||
Her uncle George Granville, Lord Lansdowne , was a statesman under Queen Anne , a distinguished amateur poet, and a friend of Alexander Pope . To MD 's parents Lansdowne was the head of the...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Clara Reeve||
CR 's mother (born Hannah Smithies) was the daughter of a London goldsmith who was a jeweller to George I . Clara lived with her mother for most of her life.
Trainer, James, and Clara Reeve. “Introduction”. The Old English Baron, Oxford University Press, 1977.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Catharine Trotter||
He was a curate, until he refused to take the oath of loyalty to George I on his accession.
He was then reduced to working as a Latin teacher until eleven years later he...
Wilson, Adrian. “The Politics of Medical Improvement in Early Hanoverian London”. The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century, edited by Andrew Cunningham and Roger French, Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. 4-39.
Another followed an upsetting review of Charles's Specimens in the Quarterly in February 1812, another on her completing her own On Needle-Work in December 1814-February 1815, and another, unusually, only six months later.
Burton, Sarah. A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb. Viking, 2003.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary, Countess Cowper||
This document succeeded in its aim: George I favoured the Whigs throughout his reign, although his naturally autocratic tendencies might well have inclined him more towards the Tories.
|Occupation||Mary, Countess Cowper||
In the distribution of favours that marked King George 's accession, MCC was appointed a Lady of the Bedchamber to his daughter-in-law Caroline of Anspach , now Princess of Wales.
Mary, Countess Cowper,. Diary. Editor Cowper, Charles Spencer, John Murray, 1864.
|Occupation||Sir Richard Steele||
He had already been an army officer, a court official, the holder of a civil service post, and a member of parliament. He was knighted by George I in 1715.
|politics||Mary, Countess Cowper||
MCC supported the Whig party, in which her husband, Lord Cowper, was a leading player.
He resigned as Lord Chancellor on 23 September 1710 when the Tories came to...
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
under William, first Earl Cowper
|politics||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu||
LMWM spent an exciting time in London as a member of the Whig elite now in power under George I .
Grundy, Isobel. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Clarendon, 1999.
|politics||Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale||
WMCN had little hope she could secure a pardon for a Catholic rebel, but nevertheless she tried. She drummed up support, appeared regularly in the gallery at the House of Lords , organized a petition...
Gyllenborg had spent most of the summer of 1716 staying with Charles and Mary Caesar at Benington. He and Charles Caesar were both arrested early in 1717, and Caesar once again incarcerated in the...
|Author summary||Mary, Countess Cowper||
Most of MCC 's extant writings were produced with some immediate political purpose. Even her loving letters to her husband are attentive to the state of the nation and to his career within it. Other...
|Author summary||Sarah, Lady Piers||
Sarah, Lady Piers, authored five known poems between 1698 and 1714. They include verses prefixed to another's work, an elegy, and two occasional celebrations: one of some admirable ladies and one a Whiggish poem celebrating...
28 December 1694
The twelve-year-old marriage between the future George I and Sophia Dorothea of Celle was dissolved; Sophia Dorothea's lover had already been killed, probably without her husband's knowledge.
1 August 1714
18 September 1714
George I landed in England to claim the throne.
The theatre censorship system which had been in place since the 1690s died out when Drury Lane under Richard Steele ceased sending playscripts to Killigrew .
The first elections of George I 's reign returned a sizeable Whig majority to the parliament summoned for 17 March.
The Prince of Wales critically antagonized his father, George I , by arrogating too much power to himself.
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