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Hanoverian Monarchs Of Good Britain

Ernest Augustus in 1692 had obtained from the Holy Roman emperor Leopold I the designation of his principality as the ninth electorate of the empire, called officially Brunswick-Lüneburg but generally Hanover. Hanover, German Hannover, former state of northwestern Germany, initially an electorate (1692–1806) of the Holy Roman Empire, then a kingdom (1814–66), and ultimately a Prussian province (1866–1945). Just after Globe War II the state was administratively abolished its former territory formed about 80 % of the Land of Reduce Saxony. The Kingdom of Hanover maintained an army just after the Napoleonic Wars. In 1832, King William IV of Hanover...

Sophia Of Hanover: From Winter Princess To Heiress Of Excellent Britain, 1630-1714 J N Duggan Google 도서

This design had existed in continental Europe for some 200 years and it was Inigo Jones who brought it to London. He made the very first square, Covent Garden, initially of higher-class residences. When the Earl of Bedford, who occupied the north side, decided to profit from promoting his produce from stalls in the square rather of over the garden wall, it degenerated into a market area of taverns and bawdy houses. Then followed Leicester Square, St James’, Bloomsbury, Soho and the terrific squares of Grosvenor, Cavendish and Portman. These remained residential for a lot longer, some till the present...