Adolf Friedrich VI Großherog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz1

M, #100921, b. 17 June 1882, d. 23 February 1918
Last Edited=15 Jun 2003
Consanguinity Index=2.7%
     Adolf Friedrich VI Großherog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 17 June 1882 at Neustrelitz, Brandenburg, Germany.1 He was the son of Adolf Friedrich V Großherog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Marie Frederica Amelia Agnes Prinzessin von Anhalt-Dessau. He died on 23 February 1918 at age 35 at Neustrelitz, Brandenburg, Germany, committed suicide.1
     He succeeded to the title of Großherzog Adolf Friedrich VI von Mecklenburg-Strelitz on 11 June 1914.1

Citations

  1. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 424. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.

Karl Borwin Christian Alexander Arthur Herzog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz1

M, #100922, b. 10 October 1888, d. 24 August 1908
Last Edited=2 Aug 2014
Consanguinity Index=2.7%
     Karl Borwin Christian Alexander Arthur Herzog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 10 October 1888 at Neustrelitz, Brandenburg, Germany.1 He was the son of Adolf Friedrich V Großherog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Marie Frederica Amelia Agnes Prinzessin von Anhalt-Dessau. He died on 24 August 1908 at age 19 at Bans, St. Martin.1

Citations

  1. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 424. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.

Marie Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz1

F, #100923, b. 8 May 1878, d. 14 October 1948
Last Edited=2 Aug 2014
Consanguinity Index=2.7%
     Marie Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 8 May 1878. She was the daughter of Adolf Friedrich V Großherog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Marie Frederica Amelia Agnes Prinzessin von Anhalt-Dessau. She married, firstly, Maurice Georg Jamatel, Count Jamatel on 22 June 1899. She and Maurice Georg Jamatel, Count Jamatel were divorced on 31 December 1908. She married, secondly, Julius Ernst Rudolf Friedrich Victor Prinz zur Lippe-Biesterfeld, son of Ernst Prinz zur Lippe-Biesterfeld and Karoline Friederike Gräfin von Wartensleben, on 11 August 1914. She died on 14 October 1948 at age 70 at Oberkassel.
     She was given the name of Victoria Marie Augustine Louise Antoinette Caroline Leopoldine at birth. From 22 June 1899, her married name became Jametel.

Children of Marie Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Maurice Georg Jamatel, Count Jamatel

Citations

  1. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 424. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.

Jutta Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz1

F, #100924, b. 24 January 1880, d. 17 February 1946
Last Edited=2 Aug 2014
Consanguinity Index=2.7%
     Jutta Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 24 January 1880. She was the daughter of Adolf Friedrich V Großherog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Marie Frederica Amelia Agnes Prinzessin von Anhalt-Dessau. She married Danilo II Petrovic-Njegoš, King of Montenegro, son of Nikola I Petrovic-Njegoš, King of Montenegro and Milena Vukotic, on 15 July 1899 at Cetinje, Montenegro. She died on 17 February 1946 at age 66.
     She was given the name of Auguste Charlotte Jutta Alexandra Georgina Adophine at birth. Jutta Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz also went by the nick-name of Militza.

Citations

  1. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 424. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.

Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge1

M, #100925, b. 13 August 1868, d. 24 October 1927
Last Edited=28 Mar 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.92%
Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge, 1927 2
     Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge was born on 13 August 1868 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England.3 He was the son of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander Herzog von Teck and Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hanover, Princess of Cambridge.1 He married Lady Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor, daughter of Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster and Lady Constance Gertrude Leveson-Gower, on 12 December 1894 at Eaton Hall, Chester, Cheshire, England.3 He died on 24 October 1927 at age 59 at Shatton Hall, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.3 He was buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.4
     He was given the name of Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus von Teck at birth.5 He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, England.4 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.4 He was commissioned in 1888, in the service of the 7th Lancers.4 He gained the rank of Captain in 1895 in the service of the 1st Life Guards.4 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1897.4 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900, where he was mentioned in despatches.4 He gained the rank of Brevet Major.4 He succeeded to the title of Herzog von Teck (styled as HH 2nd Duke of Teck) on 21 January 1900.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1901.4 He was Military Attaché to Vienna, Bucharest and Cettinje between 1904 and 1909.4 He gained the rank of Major in 1906.4 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1909.4 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in 1910.4 He held the office of Personal Aide-de-Camp to HM King Edward VII in 1910.4 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1911.4 He fought in the First World War, and was mentioned in despatches.4 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1914.4 He was Colonel of the 1st Life Guards in 1914.4 He held the office of Governor and Constable of Windsor Castle between 1914 and 1927.4 He gained the rank of Temporary Brigadier-General in 1915.4 On 14 July 1917 his name was legally changed to Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus Cambridge by Royal Licence.4 He was created 1st Earl of Eltham [U.K.] on 16 July 1917.4 He was created 1st Marquess of Cambridge [U.K.] on 16 July 1917.4 He was created 1st Viscount Northallerton, in the county of York [U.K.] on 16 July 1917.4 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre.4 He was invested as a Knight of Justice, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.).4 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cross, Order of the Star of Romania.4 He was decorated with the award of the Commander, Legion of Honour.4 He was decorated with the award of the Grand Cordon, Order of Leopold of Belgium.4

Children of Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge and Lady Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 16. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 229. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 257. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 298. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  6. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 225. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick Prinz von Teck1

M, #100926, b. 9 January 1870, d. 22 October 1910
Last Edited=19 Feb 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.92%
Francis Prinz von Teck2
     Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick Prinz von Teck was born on 9 January 1870 at London, England.3 He was also reported to have been born on 7 January 1870 at London, England. He was the son of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander Herzog von Teck and Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hanover, Princess of Cambridge.4 He died on 22 October 1910 at age 40 at London, England, unmarried.3
     He gained the title of Prinz von Teck.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.).4 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).4

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 298. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 228. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 16. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Maj.-Gen. Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone1

M, #100927, b. 14 April 1874, d. 16 January 1957
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.92%
Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone2
     Maj.-Gen. Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone was born on 14 April 1874 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England.1 He was the son of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander Herzog von Teck and Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hanover, Princess of Cambridge. He married Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Alice of Albany, daughter of Leopold George Duncan Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Albany and Hélène Frederike Auguste Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, on 10 February 1904 at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1,3 He died on 16 January 1957 at age 82 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England, without surviving male issue.1,4
     He gained the title of Prinz von Teck (styled as HSH Prince of Teck).1,3 He was given the name of Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George von Teck at birth.5 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.3 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.3 He gained the rank of officer in 1894 in the service of the 7th Hussars.3 He fought in the Second Matabele War between 1896 and 1897, where he was mentioned in despatches.3 He was invested as a Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1897.3 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1898.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1899.3 He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1902, where he was again mentioned in despatches.3 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).3 He gained the rank of Captain in 1900 in the service of the Inniskilling Dragoons.3 He gained the rank of Captain in 1904 in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1904.3 He gained the rank of Major in 1911 in the service of the 2nd Life Guards.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1911.3 In 1914 he was nominated as Governor-General of Canada, but did not proceed.6 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.3 He gained the rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in 1915.3 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre.3 He was decorated with the award of the Military Medal (M.M.) (Belgian).3 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1917.3 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.3 On 14 July 1917 his name was legally changed to Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge.7 He abdicated as Prince of Teck along with all of his other German titles on 14 July 1917.1,3 He was created 1st Viscount Trematon, co. Cambridge [U.K.] on 16 July 1917.1,3 He was created 1st Earl of Athlone [U.K.] on 16 July 1917.1,3 He gained the rank of Honorary Brigadier-General in 1919.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1923.3 He gained the rank of Honorary Major-General in 1923.3 He held the office of Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Union of South Africa between 1923 and 1931.3 He was Colonel of the 7th Queen's Own Hussars in 1924.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 17 April 1928.3 He graduated from Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, in 1929 with a honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.).3 He graduated from University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, in 1931 with a honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.).3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 29 June 1931.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1932.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by London University, London, England, in 1932.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1933.3 He was Honorary Colonel of the University of London Officer Training Corps in 1934.3 He graduated from St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, in 1934 with a honorary Doctor of Law (LL.D.).3 He held the office of Chancellor of the Order of St. Michael and St. George between 1934 and 1936.6 He was decorated with the award of the Royal Victorian Chain in 1935.3 He was Colonel of the The Life Guards.3 He held the office of Governor and Constable of Windsor Castle.3 He was a director of the Standard Bank of South Africa.3 He held the office of Personal Aide-de-Camp to the King.3 He held the office of Grand Master of the Order of St. Michael and St. George between 1936 and 1957.6 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1937.3
     On his death, all of his English titles became extinct.4 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.8
     

Children of Maj.-Gen. Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone and Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Alice of Albany

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 215. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 258. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 676. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 313. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  6. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 17. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  7. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 221.
  8. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Cambridge, Alexander Augustus. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  9. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 259.

Lady Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor1

F, #100928, b. 9 April 1873, d. 27 March 1929
Last Edited=8 Apr 2012
Consanguinity Index=7.07%
     Lady Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor was born on 9 April 1873 at Eaton Hall, Chester, Cheshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster and Lady Constance Gertrude Leveson-Gower.1,2 She married Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge, son of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander Herzog von Teck and Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hanover, Princess of Cambridge, on 12 December 1894 at Eaton Hall, Chester, Cheshire, England.2 She died on 27 March 1929 at age 55 at London, England.2
      From 12 December 1894, her married name became Cambridge.

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 298. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 229. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.

Sir George Francis Hugh Cambridge, 2nd Marquess of Cambridge1

M, #100929, b. 11 October 1895, d. 16 April 1981
Last Edited=12 Jul 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Sir George Francis Hugh Cambridge, 2nd Marquess of Cambridge was born on 11 October 1895 at Grosvenor House, London, England.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge and Lady Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor. He married Dorothy Isabel Westenra Hastings, daughter of Hon. Osmond William Toome Westenra Hastings and Mary Caroline Campbell Tarratt, on 10 April 1923 at Woodhouse, Leicestershire, England.1 He died on 16 April 1981 at age 85 at Little Abington, Cambridgeshire, England.2
     He gained the title of Prinz von Teck.1 He was given the name of George von Teck at birth.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He fought in the First World War, in the Reserve Regiment, 1st Life Guards.3 He was styled as Earl of Eltham between 1917 and 1927.3 On 14 July 1917 his name was legally changed to George Cambridge by Royal License.3 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the London Regiment and Shropshire Yeomanry (Territorial Army).3 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1927.3 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Marquess of Cambridge [U.K., 1917] on 24 October 1927.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Northallerton, in the county of York [U.K., 1917] on 24 October 1927.3 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Eltham [U.K., 1917] on 24 October 1927.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1935.3
     On his death, his titles became extinct.2

Child of Sir George Francis Hugh Cambridge, 2nd Marquess of Cambridge and Dorothy Isabel Westenra Hastings

Citations

  1. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 229. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  2. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 676. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XIII, page 257. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings, volume 1, page 230.

Lord Frederick Charles Edward Cambridge

M, #100930, b. 24 September 1907, d. 30 May 1940
Last Edited=18 Nov 2005
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lord Frederick Charles Edward Cambridge was born on 24 September 1907.1 He was the son of Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge and Lady Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor. He died on 30 May 1940 at age 32 at Herault, Belgium, killed in action.1
     He was given the name of Frederick Charles Edward von Teck at birth. In 1917 his name was legally changed to Frederick Charles Edward Cambridge. He fought in the Second World War.

Citations

  1. [S213] Unknown author, "unknown article title," European Royal History Journal: volume 8.2, page 22.