Diplomatic and General History
For over three decades, from the late 1780s till beyond the final defeat of Napoleo Bonaparte at Waterloo, Great Britain and her ancient ally Portugal were subject to sovreigns who suffered from mental illness, namely George III born in 1738 and Maria I (illustrated) born in 1734. Both lived into their early eighties. Both were treated by Dr Francis Willis. The author discusses their illnesses and the treatments tried.
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