Wednesday, April 9, 2014

His Britannic Majesty Ratifies

Sir William Beechey: His Britannic Majesty King George IIITwo centuries and three decades ago today, His Britannic Majesty ratified the Treaty of Paris.


Peter of Carolina said...

I don't mean to be your resident correcter since you bothered to note an anniversary but I think one year must be added to the count.

J.K. Baltzersen said...

It may seem so on first glance, sir, but although the treaty is dated in 1783, it was ratified in 1784.

But thank you anyway for keeping your eyes open.

Peter of Carolina said...

Ah the wonders of historical technicalities. Always learning.