Monarchy by David Starkey

Empire

Series 3 - Episode 4 Empire

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Summary

The historian explores how the role of prime minister and the crown's relationship with Parliament progressed during the reign of King George I. He also examines how George III's rift with William Pitt the Elder disturbed this relationship - eventually leading to the War of Independence and the loss of the American colonies.

Cast & Crew

Presenter David Starkey
Director Simon Everson
Executive Producer Alexander Gardiner
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