By Alison Weir
A distinct e-book on Britain’s royal households via this good tested renowned historian.
Britain’s Royal households is a special reference booklet offering, for the 1st time in a single quantity, entire genealogical info of all individuals of the royal homes of britain, Scotland and nice Britain from 800AD to the current. Drawing on numerous professionals, either historical and glossy, Alison Weir explores the royal genealogy in remarkable intensity and offers a complete advisor to the historical past of today’s royal family members.
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S. ) or eleven June (N. S. ), 1727, close to Osnabrück, Hanover, of the results of a stroke. He used to be buried within the Chapel of the Leine Schloss, Hanover, yet used to be transferred to the Chapel vaults of Schloss Herrenhausen after the second one international conflict. He was once succeeded by means of his son George. George II * * * FATHER: George I ( see here). mom: Sophia Dorothea of Celle ( see right here, below George I). SIBLINGS: ( see the following, lower than George I). GEORGE II Baptised George Augustus, he was once born on 30 October (O. S. ) or nine November (N. S. ), 1683, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover. He was once naturalised as a British topic in 1705, and used to be made a Knight of the Garter on four April, 1706. He used to be created Duke and Marquess of Cambridge, Earl of Milford Haven, Viscount Northallerton and Baron of Tewkesbury on nine November, 1706. He turned Duke of Cornwall and Rothesay while his father succeeded to the throne of significant Britain on 1 August, 1714, and was once created and invested Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester on 27 September, 1714, on the Palace of Westminster. He succeeded his father as King of serious Britain on 28 may perhaps (O. S. ) or eleven June (N. S. ), 1727, and used to be topped on eleven October, 1727, at Westminster Abbey. George II married, on 22 August (O. S. ) or 2 September (N. S. ), 1705, at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover: (Wilhelmina Charlotte) Caroline recognized by means of her final Christian identify, she was once the daughter of John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, through Eleanor Erdmuthe Louisa, daughter of John George, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach. She was once born on half (O. S. ) or eleven (N. S. ) March, 1683, at Ansbach, Germany. She was once topped on eleven October, 1727, at Westminster Abbey. She died on 20 November, 1737, at St James’s Palace, London, and used to be buried in Westminster Abbey. factor of marriage: 1 Frederick Louis He was once born on 20 January (O. S. ) or 1 February (N. S. ), 1707, at Hanover, Germany. He used to be made a Knight of the Garter on three July, 1716, and used to be created Duke of Gloucester on 10 January, 1717. He turned Duke of Cornwall and Rothesay whilst his father succeeded to the throne of serious Britain on eleven June, 1727. He used to be created Duke of Edinburgh, Marquess of the Isle of Ely, Earl of Eltham, Viscount of Launceston, and Baron of Snowdon on 26 July, 1727. He used to be created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester on eight January, 1729. He died on 20 (O. S. ) or 31 (N. S. ) March, 1751, at Leicester apartment, St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, London, and used to be buried in Westminster Abbey. Frederick had the subsequent illegitimate factor: via Anne (1705–1736), daughter of Gilbert Vane, Baron Barnard: 1 FitzFrederick Vane (1732–1736). by means of Margaret, Comtesse de Marsac: 2 Charles Marsack (1736–1820). Frederick married, on 27 April (O. S. ) or eight may perhaps (N. S. ), 1736, on the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, London: Augusta She was once the daughter of Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, through Magdalena Augusta, daughter of Charles William, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, and she or he was once born on 20 (O. S. ) or 30 (N. S. ) November, 1719, at Gotha, Germany. She died on eight February, 1772, at Carlton condominium, London, of melanoma, and used to be buried in Westminster Abbey.