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Prince Alfred, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900) by Abel Lewis, c. 1875–80 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, naval officer, and son of Queen Victoria  

John Van der Kiste

Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, naval officer, and son of Queen Victoria, was born Alfred Ernest Albert at Windsor Castle on 6 August 1844, the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. An extroverted child, his capacity for learning delighted his parents. They feared that the comparative academic weakness of his elder brother ...

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Princess Alice (1843–1878) by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1861 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Alice, Princess [married name Princess Louis of Hesse] (1843–1878), grand duchess of Hesse, consort of Louis IV, and daughter of Queen Victoria  

K. D. Reynolds

Alice, Princess [married name Princess Louis of Hesse] (1843–1878), grand duchess of Hesse, consort of Louis IV, and daughter of Queen Victoria, was born Alice Maud Mary at Buckingham Palace in the early morning of 25 April 1843, the third child and second daughter of ...

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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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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa  

Bede Clifford

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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa, was born at Kensington Palace on 14 April 1874, the third son of Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth (1833–1897)...

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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  

Stephen Taylor

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 (1683–1737)  

Maker: Jacopo Amigoni

Caroline (1683–1737) by Jacopo Amigoni, 1735 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Charles Edward, Prince, second duke of Albany (1884–1954), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha  

Charlotte Zeepvat

Charles Edward, Prince, second duke of Albany (1884–1954), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was born at Claremont House, Esher, on 19 July 1884, the posthumous son of Prince Leopold, duke of Albany (1853–1884), Queen Victoria's youngest son, and his wife, Princess Helen of Waldeck-Pyrmont...

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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  

Clarissa Campbell Orr

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 (1744–1818) by Johan Zoffany, 1771 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Charlotte Augusta Matilda, princess royal (1766–1828), queen of Württemberg, consort of Friedrich I  

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Craufurd, Quintin (1743–1819), author and friend of the French royal family  

J. M. J. Rogister

Craufurd, Quintin (1743–1819), author and friend of the French royal family, was born on 22 September 1743 at Kilwinning in Ayrshire, the second son of Quintin Craufurd of Newark (d. 1749), justiciary baillie for the west seas of Scotland, and his wife, ...

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Edward, prince of Saxe-Weimar (1823–1902), army officer  

H. M. Vibart

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Edward, prince of Saxe-Weimar (1823–1902), army officer, was the eldest son of Bernard, duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1792–1862), and his wife, Princess Ida (1794–1852), daughter of George, duke of Saxe-Meiningen. His father was the younger son of Charles Augustus, grand duke of Saxe-Weimar. His mother was younger sister of ...

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Elizabeth, Princess [Elizabeth Stuart] (1596–1662), queen of Bohemia and electress palatine, consort of Frederick V  

Ronald G. Asch

Elizabeth, Princess [Elizabeth Stuart] (1596–1662), queen of Bohemia and electress palatine, consort of Frederick V, eldest and only surviving daughter of James VI of Scotland (James I of England) (1566–1625) and his wife, Anne of Denmark (1574–1619), was born at Falkland Palace, Cupar...

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Elizabeth, Princess (1596–1662)  

Maker: Gerrit van Honthorst

Princess Elizabeth (1596–1662) by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1642 © The National Gallery, London

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Ena, princess of Battenberg (1887–1969), queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XIII  

Gerard Noel

Ena, princess of Battenberg (1887–1969), queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XIII, was born Victoria Eugénie Julie Ena at Balmoral on 24 September 1887, the second child and only daughter of Princess Beatrice (1857–1944) and Prince Henry of Battenberg (1858–1896) [see under...