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« on: January 25, 2021, 12:12:01 AM »

King George IV of Great Britain commissioned architect John Nash to redesign portions of the city of London to look more imperial. These included Regent's Park and Regent Street.
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2021, 11:43:21 PM »

When war broke out with France in 1793, George, Prince of Wales, begged his father, King George III, for a command in the army, but was refused.
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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2021, 05:45:34 AM »

It's quite ironic, as he then became Prince Regent during George III's incapacity. And of course, as you have posted in other threads, he was very artistic, once he came into his own. Have you been to the Royal  Pavillion at Brighton?
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2021, 01:43:41 PM »

It's quite ironic, as he then became Prince Regent during George III's incapacity. And of course, as you have posted in other threads, he was very artistic, once he came into his own. Have you been to the Royal  Pavillion at Brighton?
Prinny was quite artistic in a very similar way to King LudwigII of Bavaria, who built NeuSchwanstein. The Royal Pavillion in Brighton is just as over the top and was ridiculously expensive.
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2021, 10:52:49 PM »

It's quite ironic, as he then became Prince Regent during George III's incapacity. And of course, as you have posted in other threads, he was very artistic, once he came into his own. Have you been to the Royal  Pavillion at Brighton?
   
I have not yet visited the Royal Pavillion.
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« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2021, 01:07:27 AM »

King George IV as he last appeared in his pony carriage in Windsor Park   
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« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2021, 01:21:25 AM »

In 1785 George, Prince of Wales and Maria Fitzherbert contracted a marriage that was invalid under English civil law because his father King George III had not consented to it.   
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