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George III: the tyrant who lost America?

Andrew Roberts discusses his landmark new biography of King George III and takes on some of the myths that have surrounded the monarch

Published: October 12, 2021 at 12:31 pm
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Historian Andrew Roberts discusses his landmark new biography of King George III with Rob Attar. He takes on some of the myths that have surrounded the king, such as: Was he really a tyrant? Was his “madness” caused by porphyria? And how responsible was he for the loss of the American colonies?

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Andrew Roberts is the author of George III: The Life and Reign of Britain's Most Misunderstood Monarch (Allen Lane, 2021)

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