George III was a king who liked to govern as well as reign. His determination not to grant concessions to North American colonists led Lord North to introduce the Tea Act of 1773. The Boston Tea Party was a response to the Tea Act. American Independence followed a few years later.
King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
1738-1820 King of Great Britain and Ireland (1760-1820). His government's policies led to the American War of Independence in 1776 and to the colonization of Australia.
King George III was condemned in the Declaration of Independence as the villain responsible for the colonists' loss of faith in the British empire. He, rather than Parliament, was held responsible because the king was the personification of the empire.
The George III was a British convict ship that was wrecked with heavy loss of life during its last voyage from England to the Australian Colonies with convicts.