Year 1762See calendar for 1762
Events in the novels
Jun, Something Wicked begins. Continues through summer.
Aug, Secrets of the Night begins.
Dec, Something Wicked concludes with wedding.
Major real world events of all kinds
May, king and queen move into the Queen's House (Buckingham Palace).
Aug 12, son born, George, Prince of Wales.
Throughout the year, the Seven Years War is unravelling.
Nov, preliminary agreement on end of Seven Years War.
May 26, Bute becomes Prime Minister.
Jun, John Wilkes launches the North Briton, a mag hostile to Bute.
Beginning of construction of Petit Trianon.
Bad weather in Dec.