Year 1762

Calendar for the year

Events in the novels

June Something Wicked starts
Continues through summer.
August, Secrets of the Night begins
December, Something Wicked concludes with wedding.

Major real world events of all kinds

May, king and queen move into the Queen's House (Buckingham Palace.)
August 12th, son born, George, Prince of Wales
Throughout the year, the Seven Years War is unravelling
November, preliminary agreement on end of Seven Years War.

Other Events


May 26th Bute becomes Prime Minister
June, John Wilkes launches the North Briton, a mag hostile to Bute.




Beginning of construction of Petit Trianon


Bad weather in December