Hanover and Göttingen,1837

  title={Hanover and G{\"o}ttingen,1837},
  author={J. Brophy},
  journal={Victorian Review},
  pages={14 - 9}
  • J. Brophy
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Victorian Review
  • 1837, the death of King William IV brought the personal union between the United Kingdom and Hanover (1714-1837) to an end. The practice of one dynasty ruling over two separate states was not uncommon in medieval and early modern European history, and eighteenth-century Great Britain was no exception, as it established personal unions with Ireland ( 17071801 ) and with Hanover, following the accession of George I to the British throne in 1 7 14. Following Salic law and its requirement of male… CONTINUE READING
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