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As he was born two months prematurely and thought unlikely to survive, he was baptised the same day by Thomas Seckerwho was both Rector of St James's and Bishop of Oxford. The family moved to Leicester Squarewhere George and his younger brother Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albanywere educated together by private tutors.
Family letters show that he could read and write in both English and German, as well as comment on political events of the time, by the age of eight.
Apart from chemistry and physics, his lessons included astronomy, mathematics, French, Latin, history, music, geography, commerce, agriculture and constitutional law, along with sporting and social accomplishments such as dancing, fencing, and riding.
His religious education was wholly Anglican. It may with truth be said, A boy in England born, in England bred. However, in the Prince of Wales died unexpectedly from a lung injury at the age of 44, and George became heir apparent to the throne.
He inherited his father's title of Duke of Edinburgh.
Now more interested in his grandson, three weeks later the King created George Prince of Wales   the title is not automatically acquired.
The search for a suitable wife intensified. George remarkably never took a mistress in contrast with his grandfather and his sonsand the couple enjoyed a genuinely happy marriage until his mental illness struck.
InGeorge purchased Buckingham House on the site now occupied by Buckingham Palace for use as a family retreat. St James's Palace was retained for official use. He did not travel extensively, and spent his entire life in southern England.
In the s, the King and his family took holidays at Weymouth, Dorset which he thus popularised as one of the first seaside resorts in England. George surrendered the Crown Estate to Parliamentary control in return for a civil list annuity for the support of his household and the expenses of civil government.
Bute's opponents worked against him by spreading the calumny that he was having an affair with the King's mother, and by exploiting anti-Scottish prejudices amongst the English.
Wilkes was eventually arrested for seditious libel but he fled to France to escape punishment; he was expelled from the House of Commonsand found guilty in absentia of blasphemy and libel.
Later that year, the Royal Proclamation of placed a limit upon the westward expansion of the American colonies. The Proclamation aimed to divert colonial expansion to the north to Nova Scotia and to the south Florida. The Proclamation Line did not bother the majority of settled farmers, but it was unpopular with a vocal minority and ultimately contributed to conflict between the colonists and the British government.
InGrenville introduced the Stamp Actwhich levied a stamp duty on every document in the British colonies in North America.
Since newspapers were printed on stamped paper, those most affected by the introduction of the duty were the most effective at producing propaganda opposing the tax.
That year, John Wilkes returned to England, stood as a candidate in the general electionand came top of the poll in the Middlesex constituency. Wilkes was again expelled from Parliament.
Wilkes was re-elected and expelled twice more, before the House of Commons resolved that his candidature was invalid and declared the runner-up as the victor. George was appalled by what he saw as their loose morals. Inhis brother Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearnwas exposed as an adulterer, and the following year Cumberland married a young widow, Anne Horton.
The King considered her inappropriate as a royal bride: George insisted on a new law that essentially forbade members of the Royal Family from legally marrying without the consent of the Sovereign. The subsequent bill was unpopular in Parliament, including among George's own ministers, but passed as the Royal Marriages Act The news confirmed George's opinion that he had been right to introduce the law:THE DIALOGUES OF LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA BOOK I TO LUCILIUS ON PROVIDENCE+.
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