Princely Debt, Public Credit, and Commercial Values in Late Georgian Britain

  title={Princely Debt, Public Credit, and Commercial Values in Late Georgian Britain},
  author={M. Michelle Jarrett Morris},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  pages={339 - 365}
  • M. Morris
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • History, Economics
  • Journal of British Studies
In its infamous obituary, The Times summed up the legacy of the reign that ended on 26 June 1830: ‘‘Nothingmore remains to be said or done about GEORGE IV., but to pay—as pay we must—for his profusion; and to turn his bad example to some account, by tying up the hands of those who come after him, in what concerns the public money.’’ Considering that the cost of the British monarchy continues to provoke anger and disgust, as vividly displayed in the outcry over the prospect of the public bearing… 
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