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The Clarion-Ledger
Pender: We owe those under the crosses and starshis very livelihood to them. I write a political column in this space that ofte
Pender: We owe those under the crosses and stars
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 hours ago
his very livelihood to them. I write a political column in this space that often angers powerful people. I don’t think King George III, Adolph Hitler or Hirohito had a system of governance in mind for us that would have allowed me such freedom. I... Read more
21h
Oxford Mail
Bun-throwers wanted for Abingdon's annual traditionbut I don't think I will be able to do that now." The bun-throwing competition
Bun-throwers wanted for Abingdon's annual tradition
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
but I don't think I will be able to do that now." The bun-throwing competition at the cricket club in Culham Road runs from 2pm to 4pm. Abingdon has marked major Royal occasions with bun throwing ever since the 1761 coronation of King Georg... Read more
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Daily Journal
Reutter School hosts 'historical figures'exited to dress up and discuss the life and major contributions of their select
Reutter School hosts 'historical figures'
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
exited to dress up and discuss the life and major contributions of their selected individual. David Busarello depicts King George III during Caroline L. Reutter School’s wax museum project. (Photo: Caroline L. Reutter School) Don't miss a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Guyana: South America's best-kept secretthat is so much an Anglican outpost it sits on “Church Street”. Then there is t
Guyana: South America's best-kept secret
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
that is so much an Anglican outpost it sits on “Church Street”. Then there is the name of the city itself, a tribute to George III. But look outside the big city (it isn’t big, really – the last Guyanese census, in 2012, listed its population... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Hamilton' ticket flap has some crying foul at Broadway in Chicagomade available to the general public. And they're saying that Broadway in Chic
'Hamilton' ticket flap has some crying foul at Broadway in Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
made available to the general public. And they're saying that Broadway in Chicago is acting with the imperiousness of King George III — reneging on a promise they were given in writing. The dispute hardly rises to the level of secession, but... Read more
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Newsmax
Gingrich: Honor George Washington on Memorial Daywatched the British ships on the horizon. Afterward, in response, soldiers join
Gingrich: Honor George Washington on Memorial Day
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
watched the British ships on the horizon. Afterward, in response, soldiers joined civilians rushing to the statue of King George III on Bowling Green. The crowd tore it down, and later melted the lead to make more than 40,000 bullets for use... Read more
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Raw Story
What the Founding Fathers would have thought of Donald Trumpcompetitive edge or even develop a new business model.” Even as they fought fo
What the Founding Fathers would have thought of Donald Trump
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
competitive edge or even develop a new business model.” Even as they fought for political independence from Britain’s King George III, the Founding Fathers all spoke the King’s English and referred to women as “ladies”—not as “dogs,” “slobs,” “fat... Read more
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The Washington Times
R. EMMETT TYRRELL: Liberals’ attempts to expunge culture are unsportsmanlikeexperience. One thinks of our unique history, with our colonial heritage, Georg
R. EMMETT TYRRELL: Liberals’ attempts to expunge culture are unsportsmanlike
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
experience. One thinks of our unique history, with our colonial heritage, George Washington and the war against King George III, the brilliant period of our Founding Fathers, our Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Then... Read more
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The Express-Times
Air Products employees treated for chemical exposurea research-and-development building on the campus at 7201 Hamilton Blvd. in Upp
Air Products employees treated for chemical exposure
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
a research-and-development building on the campus at 7201 Hamilton Blvd. in Upper Macungie Township, company spokesman Art George III said. One employee doing routine work was exposed to a small amount of the chemical, which was not publicly... Read more
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Daily Press
GOP voting suit: McAuliffe ran roughshod over state constitutionstates. That violates a separation of powers provision originally "promulgated
GOP voting suit: McAuliffe ran roughshod over state constitution
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
states. That violates a separation of powers provision originally "promulgated to throw off the oppressive yoke of King George III," the suit states. The suit cites abuses of power going back to 1381. Legal experts on the governor's side said... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Nasty politicsFrance. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he’s trying to ma
Nasty politics
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
France. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he’s trying to marry one of his sons to a daughter of King George III.” Adams supporters came back with: “If Thomas Jefferson wins, murder, robbery, rape, adultery and incest will be... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Believe it or not, something good comes from nastyFrance. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he’s trying to ma
Believe it or not, something good comes from nasty
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
France. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he’s trying to marry one of his sons to a daughter of King George III.” Page 2 of 2 - Adams supporters came back with: “If Thomas Jefferson wins, murder, robbery, rape, adultery and... Read more
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Salon.com
We all made this monster: Donald Trump is a product of America’s hollowed-out democracyMarxism, I answer that you’re ducking the brave, clear-eyed, civic republicanis
We all made this monster: Donald Trump is a product of America’s hollowed-out democracy
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
Marxism, I answer that you’re ducking the brave, clear-eyed, civic republicanism of this country’s own founders. When King George III was gone, they took one look at the American people and became obsessed with how a republic ends. History showed... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Celebrate the long weekend in first-class stylethe throne at the age of 18 because her father was Prince Edward, Duke of Blah
Celebrate the long weekend in first-class style
Guelph Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
the throne at the age of 18 because her father was Prince Edward, Duke of Blah Blah and he was the fourth son of King George III and a couple of well-timed deaths landed the crown on Vicky's head by default. She didn't have to write an essay... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Nasty PoliticsFrance. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he's trying to ma
Nasty Politics
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
France. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he's trying to marry one of his sons to a daughter of King George III." Adams supporters came back with: "If Thomas Jefferson wins, murder, robbery, rape, adultery and incest will be... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Chasing the cupsite become the capital of Upper Canada. The story goes that he wanted to name
Chasing the cup
Chatham Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
site become the capital of Upper Canada. The story goes that he wanted to name the settlement Georgina, after King George III. Governor Lord Dorchester vetoed that idea and it was named London instead. TEAM-BUILDING AND... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Chasing the cupsite become the capital of Upper Canada. The story goes that he wanted to name
Chasing the cup
Sarnia Observer / Posted 8 days ago
site become the capital of Upper Canada. The story goes that he wanted to name the settlement Georgina, after King George III. Governor Lord Dorchester vetoed that idea and it was named London instead. TEAM-BUILDING AND... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Chasing the cupsite become the capital of Upper Canada. The story goes that he wanted to name
Chasing the cup
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 8 days ago
site become the capital of Upper Canada. The story goes that he wanted to name the settlement Georgina, after King George III. Governor Lord Dorchester vetoed that idea and it was named London instead. TEAM-BUILDING AND... Read more
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The Manila Times
Nasty politicsFrance. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he’s trying to ma
Nasty politics
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
France. When he is not busy importing mistresses from Europe, he’s trying to marry one of his sons to a daughter of King George III.” Adams supporters came back with: “If Thomas Jefferson wins, murder, robbery, rape, adultery and incest will be... Read more
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The Washington Times
NEWT GINGRICH: A revolutionary year in Americawatched the British ships on the horizon. Afterward, in response, soldiers join
NEWT GINGRICH: A revolutionary year in America
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
watched the British ships on the horizon. Afterward, in response, soldiers joined civilians rushing to the statue of King George III on Bowling Green. The crowd tore it down, and later melted the lead to make more than 40,000 bullets for use... Read more
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The Irish Times
The ‘filmic’ life of Daniel O’Connell: a storybook successthings happen while still remaining true to the facts. For instance, my favouri
The ‘filmic’ life of Daniel O’Connell: a storybook success
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
things happen while still remaining true to the facts. For instance, my favourite image of the whole book is Dan beside George III and Napoleon Bonaparte. It never actually happened, of course, but we thought, “If there was a film about this... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Oct 25)1760 – George III becomes King of Great Britain. 1812 – War of 1812: The Ameri
Oct 25)
The Inyo Register / Posted 10 days ago
1760 – George III becomes King of Great Britain. 1812 – War of 1812: The American frigate, USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur, captures the British frigate HMS Macedonian. 1822 – Greek War of Independence: The First Siege of... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Charleston Library Society chronicles the satirical evolution of the editorial cartoonparty, Gillray's symbolic use of them as the more literal ass is evident in the
Charleston Library Society chronicles the satirical evolution of the editorial cartoon
Charleston City Paper / Posted 11 days ago
party, Gillray's symbolic use of them as the more literal ass is evident in these illustrations; for example, King George III appears as a slumbering donkey to Guy Fawke's fox in Guy Vaux, and asinine, gambling-averse Westminster justices... Read more
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Salem News
Helen M. Conradhusband, George L. Conrad Jr. and oldest son, George L. Conrad III. Helen and
Helen M. Conrad
Salem News / Posted 12 days ago
husband, George L. Conrad Jr. and oldest son, George L. Conrad III. Helen and George had four healthy and happy children. George III was the oldest, followed by James F. (Jane Glisson), Carol J. (Hans Drescher) and Robert A. (Susan Hall). During... Read more
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Daily Mail
Princes William, Harry and Philip don the majestic Windsor uniformappeared not to have got the memo, wearing a plain black suit The Windsor unif
Princes William, Harry and Philip don the majestic Windsor uniform
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
appeared not to have got the memo, wearing a plain black suit The Windsor uniform dates back to 1779 and the reign of King George III While all eyes were on Her Majesty the Queen last night as she celebrated her landmark 90th birthday, her family... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
First dads: how have the 43 American presidents held up as fathers?history. Washington, for example, was an appealing choice as chief executive on
First dads: how have the 43 American presidents held up as fathers?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
history. Washington, for example, was an appealing choice as chief executive once America had escaped the clutches of King George III in part because he did not have biological heirs who might expect a monarchical succession. William Howard Taft,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Thanks to Downton Abbey, English gardens are in spotlight once againof a wealthy farmer, Brown began the study of gardens early, quickly becoming a
Thanks to Downton Abbey, English gardens are in spotlight once again
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
of a wealthy farmer, Brown began the study of gardens early, quickly becoming a darling of his time and gardener to King George III. Along with his colleague William Kent, he broke with the restraints of the classic geometrical French garden to... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Irish architect at London’s Kew Gardens raising revenue through restorationestate’s 155 buildings – including myriad glasshouses, follies, ancient monumen
The Irish architect at London’s Kew Gardens raising revenue through restoration
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
estate’s 155 buildings – including myriad glasshouses, follies, ancient monuments, outhouses, and the Kew Palace where King George III was shut away during his infamous bouts of “madness” in the late 1700s – which hold the most intrigue. Some of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
May 14of George Washington, the man who led the American colonies to independence fro
May 14
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
of George Washington, the man who led the American colonies to independence from her great-great-great-great-grandfather, George III. 50 years ago: 1966 JACKSON, Miss. — The prospect of ending prohibition in at least some of Mississippi's... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Janette GerboFollansbee; sister-in-law, Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister-in-law, June Pu
Janette Gerbo
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
Follansbee; sister-in-law, Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister-in-law, June Pulice of Weirton; grandchildren, Sarah Ann, George III, Robert, Michael and Kathryn Gerbo; nieces Diane (Matt) D'Andrea of Florida, Cindy (Hugh) Cunningham of Las Vegas,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
English gardens celebrated in Downton Abbey castleof a wealthy farmer, Brown began the study of gardens early, quickly becoming a
English gardens celebrated in Downton Abbey castle
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
of a wealthy farmer, Brown began the study of gardens early, quickly becoming a darling of his time and gardener to King George III. Along with his colleague William Kent, he broke with the restraints of the classic geometrical French garden to... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
JANETTE GERBOFollansbee; sister-in-law, Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister-in-law, June Pu
JANETTE GERBO
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 16 days ago
Follansbee; sister-in-law, Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister-in-law, June Pulice of Weirton; grandchildren, Sarah Ann, George III, Robert, Michael and Kathryn Gerbo; nieces Diane (Matt) D'Andrea of Florida, Cindy (Hugh) Cunningham of Las Vegas,... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Janette GerboFollansbee; sister-in-law, Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister-in-law, June Pu
Janette Gerbo
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
Follansbee; sister-in-law, Alice Casini of Steubenville, sister-in-law, June Pulice of Weirton; grandchildren, Sarah Ann, George III, Robert, Michael and Kathryn Gerbo; nieces Diane (Matt) D'Andrea of Florida, Cindy (Hugh) Cunningham of Las Vegas,... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Is wreck the latest twist to tale of Sir Joseph Banks?facts about the voyage. According to Mr Scott, Banks financed much of the hist
Is wreck the latest twist to tale of Sir Joseph Banks?
Horncastle Today / Posted 17 days ago
facts about the voyage. According to Mr Scott, Banks financed much of the history-making trip - paying more than King George III. Mr Scott said: “At the time, Banks was a leading figure in the very influential Royal Society. “He always... Read more
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Slate
Whit Stillman, Meet Jane Austenhim and all that he represented. Throughout the Regency (1811 to 1820), when th
Whit Stillman, Meet Jane Austen
Slate / Posted 17 days ago
him and all that he represented. Throughout the Regency (1811 to 1820), when the prince ruled on behalf of his father, George III, during the king’s final bout of madness, he epitomized the British version of the libertine aristocrats in Les... Read more
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examiner.com
Free printable American history lessons on Boston Massacre, American RevolutionAmerican history lessons on Jamestown). By 1770, there were other colonies or s
Free printable American history lessons on Boston Massacre, American Revolution
examiner.com / Posted 18 days ago
American history lessons on Jamestown). By 1770, there were other colonies or settlements in the New World and King George III of Great Britain ruled those colonies. Some colonists called Sons of Liberty were unhappy with King George III... Read more
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USA Today
What we'd name our Kentucky Derby horseof a stretch: The historical figures were all solid equestrians and tony-nomina
What we'd name our Kentucky Derby horse
USA Today / Posted 21 days ago
of a stretch: The historical figures were all solid equestrians and tony-nominated actor Jonathan Groff, who played King George III, is the son of a horse trainer. (Bonus points if the Churchill Downs announcer actually chants,"'Brrrah, brrrrah,... Read more
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BBC News
US election 2016: Can Trump surf a wave of discontent to top job?broader, less coherent feeling that reflects both a deep strand in US politics
US election 2016: Can Trump surf a wave of discontent to top job?
BBC News / Posted 23 days ago
broader, less coherent feeling that reflects both a deep strand in US politics and a growing global zeitgeist.Image caption George III: Responsible for the rise of Donald Trump? You can argue it is in part George III's fault: a legacy of British... Read more
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Market Watch
Donald Trump? It’s all on you, Republican votersother founders who crafted the Constitution explicitly to limit executive power
Donald Trump? It’s all on you, Republican voters
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
other founders who crafted the Constitution explicitly to limit executive power and prevent the rise of a tyrant like King George III. These concerns are lost on many Trump voters, who view themselves as under attack from the elites and have had... Read more
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Canberra Times
I paid $1400 to see Hamilton on Broadway and it was worth every centpurple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't kn
I paid $1400 to see Hamilton on Broadway and it was worth every cent
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
purple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't know, now you know, Mr President"), while King George III is a ridiculous, vindictive caricature who makes the crowd laugh out loud. It's a great story, following an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wreckage of Captain Cook's ship Endeavour may be in US harborin a statement. Wednesday marks the 240th anniversary of the Rhode Island colo
Wreckage of Captain Cook's ship Endeavour may be in US harbor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
in a statement. Wednesday marks the 240th anniversary of the Rhode Island colonial legislature disavowing loyalty to King George III of Britain, some two months before all 13 American colonies officially declared independence on July 4,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
New Canaan Sixth-Grader Earns First Place In American History Essay Contestdiscussion about the New Stamp Act (1765) and what role it played in organizing
New Canaan Sixth-Grader Earns First Place In American History Essay Contest
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 25 days ago
discussion about the New Stamp Act (1765) and what role it played in organizing the colonists against the British King George III and Parliament. Molly’s essay began: “It was a chilly night in the year 1765. The wind blowing up against the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Captain Cook's Endeavour: from the Great Barrier Reef to Rhode Island?ship in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island, during the war. Rhode Island was the fir
Captain Cook's Endeavour: from the Great Barrier Reef to Rhode Island?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
ship in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island, during the war. Rhode Island was the first state to disavow its loyalty to King George III, exactly two months before the 13 colonies formally issued the Declaration of Independence. By late August 1778,... Read more
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WA Today
I paid $1400 to see Hamilton on Broadway and it was worth every centpurple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't kn
I paid $1400 to see Hamilton on Broadway and it was worth every cent
WA Today / Posted 25 days ago
purple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't know, now you know, Mr President"), while King George III is a ridiculous, vindictive caricature who makes the crowd laugh out loud. It's a great story, following an... Read more
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The Age
Hamilton tickets cost me $1400 and the groundbreaking show was worth every centpurple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't kn
Hamilton tickets cost me $1400 and the groundbreaking show was worth every cent
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
purple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't know, now you know, Mr President"), while King George III is a ridiculous, vindictive caricature who makes the crowd laugh out loud. It's a great story, following an... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hamilton tickets cost me $1400 and the groundbreaking show was worth every centpurple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't kn
Hamilton tickets cost me $1400 and the groundbreaking show was worth every cent
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
purple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't know, now you know, Mr President"), while King George III is a ridiculous, vindictive caricature who makes the crowd laugh out loud. It's a great story, following an... Read more
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Canberra Times
I paid $1400 to see Hamilton on Broadway and it was worth every centpurple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't kn
I paid $1400 to see Hamilton on Broadway and it was worth every cent
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
purple velour-wearing villain who quotes rapper Biggie Smalls ("If you don't know, now you know, Mr President"), while King George III is a ridiculous, vindictive caricature who makes the crowd laugh out loud. It's a great story, following an... Read more
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examiner.com
'Hamilton' makes history with 16 nominations at 2016 Tony Award announcementsthat includes Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson (Daveed Diggs), George
'Hamilton' makes history with 16 nominations at 2016 Tony Award announcements
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
that includes Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson (Daveed Diggs), George Washington (Christopher Jackson), and King George III (Jonathan Groff). Only Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler Church was nominated for best featured... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hamilton smashes records with 16 Tony nominations(Daveed Diggs as Thomas Jefferson/Marquis de Lafayette, Christopher Jackson as
Hamilton smashes records with 16 Tony nominations
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
(Daveed Diggs as Thomas Jefferson/Marquis de Lafayette, Christopher Jackson as George Washington and Jonathan Groff as King George III). The previous record for most Tony nominations went to The Producers and Billy Elliott, who each received 14... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A blue plaque tour of LondonIt was built in the 1740s by Horace Walpole, who was the son of Robert Walpole,
A blue plaque tour of London
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
It was built in the 1740s by Horace Walpole, who was the son of Robert Walpole, our first prime minister Kew Palace, where George III spent summers with his wife and 15 children Kelmscott House, the residence of social philosopher William Morris... Read more
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