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Madness of King George

Season 1 Episode 2 | 53m 43s

How did George III’s mental illness change Britain? Lucy Worsley uncovers Royal papers and explores how the assassination attempt on his life by a mentally ill subject changed psychiatry forever.

Aired: 05/21/22 | Expires: 10/09/22
Extras
Discover how the trial of one "witch" sparked Britain's witch-hunt craze.
Lucy visits the National Museum of Scotland storeroom which houses amulets and charms.
Agnes is arrested and imprisoned in Edinburgh.
Discover how the trial of one "witch" sparked Britain's witch-hunt craze.
Find out how the Black Death changed Britain.
Lucy visits the Suffolk Archives to look at the Court Rolls for Walsham le Willows.
Lucy draws a map of English ports to show how the black death spread from Europe.
Find out how the Black Death changed Britain.
Lucy travels to Windsor Castle to read a diary from Robert Grevell, the king's equerry.
Take a closer look at George III and how a tale of mental illness changed Britain.
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