The Worst Jobs in History S01E05 Georgians

The era of the Georges — George I to George IV, 1714-1837 — begins with a king who can’t speak English, sees the survival of Britain in its wars against Napoleon and through the reign of a king who is seriously mad, and ends with a king who is more concerned with wine, women and song than with governance.If you are looking for some of the worst jobs in history, this is a particularly rich hunting ground, with life for the personnel in Nelson’s navy being particularly horrendous. The Industrial Revolution also affects millions of people’s lives and produces a whole new set of employment nightmares for the young, the vulnerable and the poor.

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