George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 -1727)

Person Key: GEO1001
House: Hanover
Realm: Great Britain
Reigned From: 1 Aug, 1714
Reigned To: 11 Jun, 1727
Father: Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-LŸneburg
Mother: Sophia of Hanover (1630-1714)
Spouse(s) Children
Sophia Dorothea of Celle (1666-1726) Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (George II)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 01)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 92mm x 75mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 02)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion passant gardant ducally crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 90mm x 74mm
Monogram: G R
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Notes:

Although initials G R III were added later, definitely George I's stamp.


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 03)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 45mm x 40mm
Monogram: G R
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Notes:

Same as George II stamp 6


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 05)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 44mm x 41mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 06)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Dimensions (height x width): 75mm x 43mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Notes:

Despite G R III on the stamp, definitely George I's stamp


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 07)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 108mm x 111mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Notes:

Although G R III is on the stamp, it was added later; definitely George I's stamp


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 09)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 52mm x 48mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 10)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu est [sic] mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 146mm x 116mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Notes:

NB motto: Dieu est [sic] mon droit


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 11)
Crown: sovereign
Dimensions (height x width): 67mm x 33mm
Monogram: G R
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 12)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Crest: On an imperial crown a lion statant gardant imperially crowned
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Helmet: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 77mm x 75mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Notes:

Same as George II stamp 07 (NB. measurements)


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 13)
Crown: sovereign
Dimensions (height x width): 25mm x 19mm
Monogram: G R R G
Notes:

Same as George II stamp 09


Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 14)
Crown: sovereign
Dimensions (height x width): 15mm x 12mm
Monogram: G R R G
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 15)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 27mm x 64mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Title: George I, Great Britain and Ireland (1660 - 1727) (Stamp 16)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Badge: The rose and the thistle
Motto: Dieu et mon droit
Crown: sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: A lion gardant imperially crowned and a unicorn ducally gorged and chained
Dimensions (height x width): 27mm x 54mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland; 2. France; 3. Ireland; 4. Tierced in pairle reversed: Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick); Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg); A horse courant (Saxony); overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
Escutcheon of Pretence: Gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)