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Follow the progress of the Georgian Papers Programme in the news. Below is a collection of current and past stories about the project. For all press enquiries.


Launch of Online Portal and BBC Documentary (Press Release)
Georgian Papers Programme
January 28, 2017

George III’s draft abdication letter released
BBC News
January 28, 2017

The ageing spy who saved George III
The Times
January 28, 2017

Professor Arthur Burns: Tales of the Intimate Secrets Revealed In The Release of George III’s Private Papers
Hello! Magazine
February 6, 2017

Second thoughts on George III: online project could alter view of king
The Guardian
January 28, 2017

‘I am therefore resolved to resign my crown’: George III’s unsent letter of abdication goes on display for the first time
Daily Mail
January 28, 2017

Royal Archives opened up to shed light on reign of King George III
Times Higher Education
January 28, 2017

Letters From 1700s Penned By Britain’s ‘Mad King’ George: ‘America is Lost!’
NBC News
January 28, 2017

Professor Andrew Lambert discusses the reign of King George III
BBC Radio London
January 28, 2017

King George’s writings on American Revolution going online
Washington Post
January 27, 2017

Author Flora Fraser Named as Mount Vernon’s Georgian Papers Fellow 2017
Mount Vernon
January 24, 2017

The Greatness of King George: royal archives prove monarch was ‘not a nincompoop’
The Telegraph
January 14, 2017

Now We’ll Finally Get to See the American Revolution Through the Eyes of King George
Smithsonian Magazine
November 10, 2016

Partnership connects George III’s archives with George Washington’s Library
King’s College London
November 7, 2016

King George III’s private papers to go online
BBC News
April 2015

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