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Amelia [Emily], Princess (1711–1786), daughter of George II  

E. H. Chalus

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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Amelia, Princess (1711–1786)  

Maker: unknown engraver

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Princess Amelia (1711–1786) by unknown engraver (after Jacopo Amigoni) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Anne [née Anne Hyde], duchess of York (1637–1671), first wife of James II  

John Miller

Anne [née Anne Hyde], duchess of York (1637–1671), first wife of James II, was born on 12 March 1637 at Cranbourne Lodge, Windsor Park, the eldest daughter of Sir Edward Hyde (1609–1674), created earl of Clarendon in 1661, and Frances, daughter of ...

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Anne, Lady Howard (1475–1511)  

See Howard, Thomas, third duke of Norfolk

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Anne, duchess of York (1637–1671)  

Maker: Sir Peter Lely

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Anne, duchess of York (1637–1671) by Sir Peter Lely, c. 1660 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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See Henry Frederick, Prince, duke of Cumberland and Strathearn

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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759), princess of Orange, consort of William IV  

Matthew Kilburn

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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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759)  

Maker: Jacopo Amigoni

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Anne, princess royal (1709–1759) by Jacopo Amigoni, c. 1734 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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See Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales

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Beaufort [married names Ferrers, Neville], Joan, countess of Westmorland (1379?–1440), magnate  

Anthony Tuck

Beaufort [married names Ferrers, Neville], Joan, countess of Westmorland (1379?–1440), magnate, was the youngest of the four children of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster (1340–1399), and his mistress, Katherine Swynford (1350?–1403) [see Katherine, duchess of Lancaster].

The dates of birth of all four children are uncertain, though there may be some significance in the pattern of gifts from ...

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Beaufort, Margaret, countess of Richmond and Derby (1443–1509)  

Maker: Pietro Torrigiano

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Margaret Beaufort, countess of Richmond and Derby (1443–1509) by Pietro Torrigiano, 1513 [tomb effigy] © Dean and Chapter of Westminster

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Beaufort, Margaret [known as Lady Margaret Beaufort], countess of Richmond and Derby (1443–1509), royal matriarch  

Michael K. Jones and Malcolm G. Underwood

Beaufort, Margaret [known as Lady Margaret Beaufort], countess of Richmond and Derby (1443–1509), royal matriarch, was born on 31 May 1443, the daughter and heir of John Beaufort, duke of Somerset (1404–1444), from his marriage to Margaret (d. 1482), widow of ...

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Blount [married names Tailboys, Fiennes de Clinton], Elizabeth (c. 1500–1539x41), royal mistress  

Beverley A. Murphy

Blount [married names Tailboys, Fiennes de Clinton], Elizabeth (c. 1500–1539x41), royal mistress, was the second daughter of John Blount of Kinlet (1484–1531) and his wife, Katherine (1483–1540), heir of Sir Hugh Peshall of Knightley and his wife, Isabel Stanley of Elford...

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Caroline Matilda, Princess (1751–1775)  

Maker: Jens Juel

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Princess Caroline Matilda (1751–1775) by Jens Juel, 1769 Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

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Caroline Matilda, Princess (1751–1775), queen of Denmark and Norway, consort of Christian VII  

D. D. Aldridge

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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See William Henry, Prince, first duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh

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Cecily [Cicely] [née Cecily Neville], duchess of York (1415–1495), Yorkist matriarch  

Christopher Harper-Bill

Cecily [Cicely] [née Cecily Neville], duchess of York (1415–1495), Yorkist matriarch, was born on 3 May 1415, eighteenth child of Ralph Neville, first earl of Westmorland (c. 1364–1425), and the tenth from his second marriage, to Joan Beaufort (d. 1440). Some time before 18 October 1424 she was betrothed to ...

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Cecily, Viscountess Welles (1469–1507), princess  

Rosemary Horrox

Cecily, Viscountess Welles (1469–1507), princess, was the third daughter of Edward IV (1442–1483) and Elizabeth, née Woodville (c. 1437–1492). Born on 20 March 1469, she was presumably named after her paternal grandmother. In 1473 a marriage alliance between England and Scotland, by which ...

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Churchill [married name Godfrey], Arabella (1649–1730), mistress of King James II  

John Callow

Churchill [married name Godfrey], Arabella (1649–1730), mistress of King James II, was born at Ashe House, Devon, on 28 February 1649, and baptized at St Michael's Church, Musbury, Devon, on 16 March 1649. She was the daughter of Sir Winston Churchill (bap. 1620, d. 1688)...