Aging King George III of England is exhibiting signs of madness, a problem little understood in 1788. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and near-violent outbursts of temper, his hapless doctors attempt the ineffectual cures of the day. Meanwhile, Queen Charlotte and Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger attempt to prevent the king's political enemies, led by the Prince of Wales, from usurping the throne.
His Majesty was all powerful and all knowing. But he wasn't quite all there.
Did You Know?
The King refers to a piglet as a "Tamworth", a breed name not used until around 1810. See more
The Prince of Wales cannot marry without the King's consent and he CANNOT marry a Catholic. You performed an illegal ceremony.
And they only give me ten pound for it.
Here's another ten pounds. Keep this to yourself.
[He gives the clergyman money and starts tearing the page from the register
Here, you can't do that, it's against the law.
I *am* the law.
Played by the bell-ringers See more