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Sophia, princess palatine of the Rhinelocked

(1630–1714)
  • Jeremy Black

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Sophia, princess palatine of the Rhine (1630–1714), electress of Hanover, consort of Ernst August, was born on 4 October 1630 in The Hague, the youngest of five daughters and the youngest but one of the thirteen children of Frederick V (1596–1632), elector palatine (1610–32) and the ‘winter king’ of ...

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