Tag: monarch

King George III

King George III During the American Revolution

King George III (1738-1820) WHO HE WAS: King George III was the monarch of Great Britain and Ireland during the tumultuous period that included the American Revolution. He is often remembered for his role in the loss of the American colonies and his periods of mental illness, which led to the Regency era during the

King Ferdinand VII

King Ferdinand VII Amidst the Turmoil of Revolution

King Ferdinand VII (1784-1833) WHO HE WAS: King Ferdinand VII was the King of Spain during a turbulent period of revolution and reconquest. His reign saw the Spanish colonies in America fight for independence, the invasion of Spain by Napoleonic France, and the consequential Spanish Constitution of 1812. WHAT HE SAID: “I am the king