We explore the early years of the reign of George III- one of England’s most interesting Kings, both as a personality and for the years in which he lived- the age of Samuel Johnson, Garrick the actor and Reynolds the painter. At the heart of the story is the titanic world conflict which led to the loss of the American colonies and the end of the First British Empire.
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Course Dates 2017 – 2018
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Tuesdays 7pm to 9pm John Stevens
- 10 sessions from 19 September £122 / £74 HS2A
Thursdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm John Stevens
- 10 sessions from 21 September £122 / £74 HS3A
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Tutor – John Stevens
A lawyer by profession until my retirement in 2013, I have a lifelong interest in history and an enthusiasm to communicate and share this interest by both the spoken and written word.
My interests are wide and include in particular the Stuart era in Britain and nineteenth century English and European political history.
I have also published work, and lectured on, aspects of Bristol history in the period 1800-1850.
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