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Amelia [Emily], Princess (1711–1786), daughter of George II, was born on 30 May/10 June 1711 at the palace of Herrenhausen in Hanover, Germany, the summer residence of her grandfather, Georg Ludwig, elector of Hanover (from 1714 King George I of Great Britain), the second daughter of ...

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Anne (1665–1714), queen of Great Britain and Ireland, was born at St James's Palace, Westminster, on 6 February 1665. She was the fourth child and second daughter of James, duke of York (1633–1701) [see James II and VII], subsequently king of England, Scotland, and Ireland...

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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759), princess of Orange, consort of William IV, was born on 2 November 1709 at the Leine palace, Hanover, the second child and eldest daughter of George Augustus, electoral prince of Hanover, later George II of Great Britain (1683–1760), and his wife, ...

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Augusta [Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha], princess of Wales (1719–1772), consort of Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales, was born in Gotha, capital of the German principality of Saxe-Gotha, in Thuringia, on 19 November 1719 os, the fourth (but second surviving) daughter and thirteenth child of ...

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Caroline [Princess Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach] (1683–1737), queen of Great Britain and Ireland, and electress of Hanover, consort of George II, was born on 1 March 1683 in the palace of Ansbach, south Germany. She was the elder of the two children of Johann Friedrich, ...

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Caroline Matilda, Princess (1751–1775), queen of Denmark and Norway, consort of Christian VII, was the ninth and youngest child of Frederick Lewis (1707–1751) and Augusta (1719–1772), prince and princess of Wales. She was born at Leicester House in London on 22 July 1751, a little more than four months after her father's unexpected death. Her childhood was spent within the defensive confines of the court of her mother. ...

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Charlotte [Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz] (1744–1818), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and queen of Hanover, consort of George III, was born on 19 May 1744 at the palace, Mirow, in the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany, the second daughter of ...

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Charlotte Augusta, Princess [Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales] (1796–1817), was born at Carlton House, London, on 7 January 1796. She was the only child of the unhappy marriage between George IV, then prince of Wales, and Caroline of Brunswick. The day after Charlotte's...

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Clarke, Mary Anne (1776?–1852), royal mistress, was apparently born in Ball and Pin Alley, White's Alley, Chancery Lane, in 1776. Her parentage remains obscure, some sources giving her father's name as Thompson, and her stepfather as a compositor named Farquhar, while other sources give ...

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Clementina [Maria Clementina Stuart, née Sobieska] (1702–1735), consort of James Francis Edward, Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish, and Irish thrones, was born Maria Clementina on 18 July 1702. She was the third and youngest daughter of James Sobieski, prince of Poland, and his wife, ...

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Howard [née Hobart; other married name Berkeley], Henrietta, countess of Suffolk (c. 1688–1767), mistress of George II and architectural patron, was the third daughter of Sir Henry Hobart, fourth baronet (1657/8–1698), of Blickling, Norfolk, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1701), the daughter and coheir of ...

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Lightfoot [married name Axford], Hannah (b. 1730, d. in or after 1758), supposed first wife of George III, was born in the parish of St John's, Wapping, London, on 12 October 1730, the daughter of Matthew Lightfoot (1690–1733), a cordwainer, and his second wife, ...

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Louisa [Louisa Stuart], styled countess of Albany (1752–1824), consort of Charles Edward, Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish, and Irish thrones, was born Louisa Maximiliana Carolina Emmanuel in Mons, Hainault, in the Austrian Netherlands. She was the first child of Prince Gustav Adolf of Stolberg-Gedern (...

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Mary, Princess (1723–1772), landgravine of Hesse-Cassel, consort of Friedrich II, was born on 22 February 1723 (between eight and nine o'clock in the evening) at Leicester House, London, the fourth daughter and eighth child of George II (1683–1760) and Queen Caroline (1683–1737). She was carefully brought up by her mother and, after the queen's death, by her elder sister ...

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Vane, Anne (d. 1736), royal mistress, was the eldest daughter of Gilbert Vane, second Baron Barnard (bap. 1678, d. 1753), owner of the Raby estate in co. Durham, and his wife, Mary (1682–1728), daughter of Morgan Randyll (b. 1649, d. after 1738)...

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Walkinshaw, Clementine, styled countess of Albestroff (c. 1720–1802), mistress of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, was the youngest of ten children, all daughters, of John Walkinshaw (1671–1731) of Barrowfield and his wife, Katharine (1683–1780), daughter of Sir Hugh Paterson of Bannockburn. Clementine was a staunch Roman Catholic and supporter of the exiled ...

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Wallmoden, Amalie Sophie Marianne von [née Amalie Sophie Marianne von Wendt], suo jure countess of Yarmouth (1704–1765), royal mistress, was born on 1 April 1704, the daughter of Johann Franz Dietrich von Wendt, a general in the Hanoverian army, and his wife, ...