William Godwin's Diary


George III and family went to St Paul’s cathedral to worship and to demonstrate his recovery from illness. The Times for 24 April 1789 recorded: ‘This day will be remembered ; – it was the day on which the King and his Family went in procession to St. Paul’s, to return thanks to the Father of Mercies for that signal blessing which, by restoring him to his people, saved the empire from ruin.’