1801 6vol Memoirs of the Reign of George III W Belsham Fifth Edition


Memoirs of the Reign of George III

To the Session of Parliament Ending A. D. 1793

By W. Belsham

1801 - London - G. G. and J. Robinson

8.5" by 5.5"; (viii) 428pp.; (ix) 397pp.; (ix) 397pp.; (xi) 532pp.; (ix) 485pp.; (viii) 378pp.


A complete collection of William Belsham's Memoirs of the Reign of George III.

Fifth edition.

William Belsham (1752?1827) was an English political writer and historian, noted as a supporter of the Whig Party and its principles.

He justified the American Revolution in excusing Americans in their resistance to the demands of England, and he was an advocate of progressive political liberty.

In 1793 Belsham published, in two volumes, Memoirs of the Kings of Great Britain of the House of Brunswick-Luneburg , and this was followed in 1795 by Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament 1793 , in four volumes, a fifth and sixth volume appearing in 1801, bringing it down to 1799.

George III's life and reign, which were longer than any other British monarch before him, were marked by a series of military conflicts involving his kingdoms, much of the rest of Europe, and places farther afield in Africa, the Americas and Asia. Early in his reign, Great Britain defeated
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