Lucy Worsley Investigates

King George III Attempts to Rebrand as an Accessible King

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 12s  | Video has closed captioning.

King George III is under pressure to make the monarchy work in this new era. He styles himself as a new kind of accessible king who would listen to the public, and he made it possible for people to petition the king to have their issues heard. Lucy tells of an event where the king was attacked by a petitioner - a woman who was waiting for him with knife concealed in a petition.

Aired: 05/22/22

Rating: NR

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