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  • n. Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)

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Examples

  • George I, the first of the S-H-S-Gs, ruled for nearly five decades, but after his assassination in 1913 his descendants were soon being dethroned and rethroned at regular intervals.

    The Long Route To Windsor

  • When I got to meet George I told him I was 'Rimshot' and he called over Parris to meet me.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • These new volumes cover the period 1718 to 1764, and thus the end of the reign of George I, the whole of that of George II, and the very beginning of the reign of George III.

    August 2009

  • COOPER: Well, George I know your thoughts are not only obviously with your son and his two colleagues, but also all the others who are still being held hostage in Colombia.

    CNN Transcript Jul 2, 2008

  • I remember Doonesbury doing cartoons back during the reign of George I, about how out-of-touch he was with the American people.

    It Must Run in the Family

  • Aside from George I, is there any one person more responsible for the blowback America faces today?

    Think Progress » Gates called for direct talks with Iran.

  • Upstairs in our bedroom, I could hear the family gathering below and told George I did not think I could face all that.

    Barbara Bush

  • Not only did he reject the idea to make him King George I, the founding fathers decided that the new democracy would grant no titles at all.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2002

  • Yet as history, showing us the state of the people in the days of Queen Anne and of George I, they are useful.

    English Literature for Boys and Girls

  • Dr. Tancred Robinson (d. 1748), physician to George I, and knighted by him. l.

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

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