George i sentence example

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  • The " most honourable " Order of the Bath was established by George I.
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  • Weissenfels is a place of considerable antiquity, and from 1656 till 1746 it was the capital of the small duchy of Saxe-Weissenfels, a branch of the electoral house of Saxony, founded by Augustus, second son of the elector John George I.
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  • That the emperor sincerely sympathized with Alexius, and suspected Peter of harbouring murderous designs against his son, is plain from his confidential letter to George I.
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  • The town became the headquarters of the Royal Artillery on the establishment of a separate branch of this service in the reign of George I.
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  • He was the second son of Emmanuel Scrope Howe, 2nd Viscount Howe, who died governor of Barbadoes in March 1735, and of Mary Sophia Charlotte, a daughter of the baroness Kilmansegge, afterwards countess of Darlington, the mistress of George I.
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  • She had thirteen children - Frederick Henry, drgwned at sea in 1629; Charles Louis, elector palatine, whose daughter married Philip, duke of Orleans, and became the ancestress of the elder and Roman Catholic branch of the royal family of England; Elizabeth, abbess and friend of Descartes; Prince Rupert and Prince Maurice, who died unmarried; Louisa, abbess; Edward, who married Anne de Gonzaga, "princesse palatine," and had children; Henrietta Maria, who married Count Sigismund Ragotzki but died childless; Philip and Charlotte, who died childless; Sophia, who married Ernest Augustus, elector of Hanover, and was mother of George I.
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  • The visit lasted about three years, from 1726 to 1729; and, as if to make the visitor's luck certain, George I.
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  • Owing to a variety of causes Jacobitism began to lose ground after the accession of George I.
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  • Copenhagen was then a whirlpool of diplomatic intrigue, for George I.
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  • His great object was doubtless to gain supreme power and to keep it by any means, and by any betrayal that the circumstances demanded; and it is not without significance perhaps that on the very day of Oxford's dismissal he gave a dinner to the Whig leaders, and on the day preceding the queen's death ordered overtures to be made to the elector.5 On the accession of George I.
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  • It joined the Hanseatic League, and was later the residence of the branch of the ducal house, which received the title of elector of Hanover and ascended the British throne in the person of George I.
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  • After 1668 the growth of trade increased its prosperity, and at the beginning of the reign of George I.
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  • The ruling party in the States took an active part in securing George I.
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  • The fatal duel in which Hamilton was slain by Mohun, when on the eve of going as ambassador to France, with the interests of James in his eye, was a blow to the Jacobites; as were the death of Anne, the fall of Bolingbroke and the unopposed succession of George I.
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  • He was a descendant of an old Devonshire family of high standing, the third son of Sir John Pratt, chief-justice of the king's bench in the reign of George I.
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  • The elector of Hanover, George Louis, son of the electress Sophia (daughter of Elizabeth, daughter of James I.), peacefully succeeded to the throne as George I.
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  • Russia, by the mere force of circumstances, now found herself opposed to England, chiefly because Catherine protected Charles Frederick, duke of Holstein, and George I.
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  • Here rest the remains of Sophia Dorothea, wife of the elector George of Hanover, afterwards George I.
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  • He made the acquaintance of George I.
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  • In August 1715 he joined the cabinet as lord keeper of the privy seal, and after a visit to George I.
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  • In April 172.1 he resigned his offices, but he retained his influence with George I.
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  • The grounds of Moor Park to the south-east are finely wooded, and the mansion, belonging to Lord Ebury, is a good example of the period of George I.
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  • Its terms were bitterly assailed by the Whigs, and after the accession of George I.
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  • Sir Isaac Newton was a very popular visitor at the court of George I.
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  • Such men, therefore, when Anne died (1714) joined the Whigs in proclaiming the elector of Hanoverking as George I.
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  • Revisiting it in October, he landed on King George I.
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  • The tremendous uproar raised by Swift about Wood's halfpence was heightened by the fact that Wood shared his profits with the duchess of Kendal, the mistress of George I.
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  • The territory belonging to this branch of the family had been divided in 1396, and after the acquisition of Bernburg Prince George I.
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  • Magdeburg, therefore, became the focus of the whole campaign of 1631; but the obstructive timidity of the electors of Brandenburg and Saxony threw insuperable obstacles in his way, and, on the very day when John George I.
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  • Whilst in silver a pair of George I silver candlesticks by Paul de Lamerie, made £ 12,000.
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  • This was followed by his famous sermon, preached before George I.
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  • Another clause was framed to prevent the sovereign from leaving England, Scotland or Ireland without the consent of parliament; this was repealed just after the accession of George I.
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