Edward Augustus Hanover, 1st Duke of York1

M, #100981, b. 14 March 1739, d. 17 September 1767
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
Edward Augustus, 1st Duke of York
by Pompeo Battoni 2
     Edward Augustus Hanover, 1st Duke of York was born on 14 March 1739 at Norfolk House, St. James's Square, St. James's, London, England.1 He was the son of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. He was baptised on 11 April 1739 at Norfolk House, St. James's Square, St. James's, London, England.1 He died on 17 September 1767 at age 28 at Monaco from a malignant fever.1 He was buried on 3 November 1767 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.1
     He gained the title of HRH Prince Edward of Great Britain and Ireland on 14 March 1739.3 He gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 13 March 1752.1 He gained the rank of Midshipman in 1758 in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He fought in the expedition to Cherbourg in August 1758, serving under Howe.1 He gained the rank of Captain on 14 June 1759 in the service of the Royal Navy, commanding the Phoenix.1 He was created 1st Duke of Albany [Great Britain] on 1 April 1760.1 He was created 1st Earl of Ulster [Ireland] on 1 April 1760.1 He was created 1st Duke of York [Great Britain] on 1 April 1760.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 27 October 1760.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 27 November 1760.1 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral of the Blue on 8 April 1761.1 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral of the Blue on 21 October 1762.1 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Blue in 1766.1 He held the office of Keeper and Lieutenant of Windsor Forest on 5 July 1766.1
     Horace Walpole describes him as 'a very plain boy, with strange loose eyes', 'a milk-white angel, white even to his eyes and eyelashes, very purblind, and whose tongue runs like a fiddlestick' and as 'civil, condescending, and good-natured to a great degree ... very galant and very generous'. Elizabethm 1st Duchess of Northumberland writes 'the Duke of York ... was remarkbly plain, had great Vivacity but with a Mind so devoted to pleasure & so little regard to propriety as robb'd him him of his Dignity & made him rather a trifling than an amiable Character.4'

Citations

  1. [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 XII/2, page 920. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 279. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 921.

Elizabeth Caroline Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland

F, #100982, b. 30 December 1740, d. 4 September 1759
Last Edited=10 May 2003
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
     Elizabeth Caroline Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland was born on 30 December 1740 at Norfolk House, St. James's Square, St. James's, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. She died on 4 September 1759 at age 18 at Kew Palace, Kew, London, England.1 She was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.1
     She gained the title of HRH Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain and Ireland on 30 December 1740.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 279. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

William Henry Hanover, 1st Duke of Gloucester

M, #100983, b. 14 November 1743, d. 25 August 1805
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester
by Johan Zoffany, 1780 1
     William Henry Hanover, 1st Duke of Gloucester was born on 14 November 1743 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England.2 He was the son of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. He married Maria Walpole, daughter of Hon. Sir Edward Walpole and Dorothy Clement, on 6 September 1766.2 He died on 25 August 1805 at age 61 at Gloucester House, Grosvenor Street, Piccadilly, London, England.2 He was buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2
     He gained the title of Prince William of Great Britain. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 27 May 1762.2 He was created 1st Earl of Connaught on 19 November 1764.2 He was created 1st Duke of Gloucester on 19 November 1764.2 He was created 1st Duke of Edinburgh on 19 November 1764.2

Children of William Henry Hanover, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Maria Walpole

Child of William Henry Hanover, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Lady Almeria Carpenter

Citations

  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 279. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 280.
  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 VIII, page 340. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Henry Frederick Hanover, Duke of Cumberland1

M, #100984, b. 27 October 1745, d. 18 September 1790
Last Edited=2 Mar 2013
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland
by Thomas Gainsborough, 1773 2
     Henry Frederick Hanover, Duke of Cumberland was born on 27 October 1745 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England.3 He was the son of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. He married Lady Anne Luttrell, daughter of Simon Luttrell, 1st Earl of Carhampton and Judith Maria Lawes, on 2 October 1771 at Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, England.4 He died on 18 September 1790 at age 44 at Cumberland House, Pall Mall, London, England, without issue.3 He was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3
     He gained the title of Prince Henry of Great Britain on 27 October 1745.3 He was created 1st Earl of Dublin on 22 October 1746.3 He was created 1st Duke of Cumberland on 22 October 1746.3 He was created 1st Duke of Strathearn on 22 October 1746.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 21 December 1767.3

Citations

  1. [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 III, page 24. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 280. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 281.

Louisa Anne Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland

F, #100985, b. 8 March 1749, d. 13 May 1768
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
Louisa Anne Hanover
by Francis Cotes, 1767 1
     Louisa Anne Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland was born on 8 March 1749 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England.2 She was the daughter of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. She died on 13 May 1768 at age 19 at Carlton House, Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London, England.2 She was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.2
     She gained the title of HRH Princess Louisa of Great Britain and Ireland on 8 March 1749.2

Citations

  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 281. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.


Frederick William Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland

M, #100986, b. 24 May 1750, d. 29 December 1765
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
     Frederick William Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland was born on 24 May 1750 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England.1 He was also reported to have been born on 13 May 1750 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England. He was the son of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. He died on 29 December 1765 at age 15 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England.1 He was buried at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.1
     He gained the title of HRH Prince Frederick of Great Britain and Ireland on 24 May 1750.

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 281. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Caroline Matilda Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland1

F, #100987, b. 11 July 1751, d. 10 May 1775
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
Caroline, Princess of Great Britain
by Jean Etienne Liotard, 1754 2
     Caroline Matilda Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland was born on 11 July 1751 at Leicester House, St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, England.4 She was the daughter of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. She married Christian VII Oldenburg, King of Denmark, son of Frederik V Oldenburg, King of Denmark and Louisa Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, on 8 November 1766 at Christiansborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark.5 She and Christian VII Oldenburg, King of Denmark were divorced on 6 April 1772 on the grounds of Caroline's adultery with Count John Frederick Struensee.5 She died on 10 May 1775 at age 23 at Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany.5,6 She was buried at Celle Church, Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany.5
     She gained the title of HRH Princess Caroline of Great Britain and Ireland.1 As a result of her marriage, Caroline Matilda Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland was styled as Queen Consort Caroline of Denmark on 1 May 1767.5

Children of Caroline Matilda Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland and Christian VII Oldenburg, King of Denmark

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 160. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 281. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 282.
  6. [S36] Page 68. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S36]

George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain1

M, #100988, b. 28 May 1660, d. 11 June 1727
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=2.25%
George I, King of Great Britian
by Godfrey Kneller, 1714 2
     George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain was born on 28 May 1660 at Leineschloss, Osnabruck, Niedersachsen, Germany.3 He was the son of Ernst August I Kurfürst von Hannover and Sophie Dorothea Prinzessin von der Pfalz.1 He married Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, daughter of Georg Wilhelm Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Eleonore Desnier, Countess of Williamsburg, on 21 November 1682.3 He and Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg were divorced on 28 December 1694 on the grounds of Sophia's adultery with Count Philip Christopher von Königsmarck.3 He died on 11 June 1727 at age 67 at Osnabruck, Niedersachsen, Germany, from a stroke. [28 May 1727 O.S.]4 He was buried in 1957 at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.4 He was buried at Leine Schloss, Chapel, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.4
     He succeeded to the title of Duke of Hanover on 23 January 1698.3 He succeeded to the title of Elector of Hanover on 23 January 1698.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 18 June 1701.3 He was naturalized as a British subject in 1705.3 He succeeded to the title of King George I of Great Britain on 1 August 1714.3 He was crowned King of Great Britain on 20 October 1714 and styled 'King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, Elector of Hanover, Defender of the Faith.5' He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.6
     

Children of George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain and Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg

Children of George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain and Ermengarde Melusina Baronin von der Schulenburg

Citations

  1. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 133. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 274. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 276.
  5. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 21. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  6. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "George I, 1660-1727". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  7. [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 III, page 183. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg1

F, #100989, b. 5 September 1666, d. 2 November 1726
Last Edited=19 Jan 2011
Sophie Herzogin von Barunschweig-Luneburg
by Henry Gascar 2
     Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg was born on 5 September 1666.3 She was the daughter of Georg Wilhelm Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Eleonore Desnier, Countess of Williamsburg. She married George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain, son of Ernst August I Kurfürst von Hannover and Sophie Dorothea Prinzessin von der Pfalz, on 21 November 1682.3 She and George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain were divorced on 28 December 1694 on the grounds of Sophia's adultery with Count Philip Christopher von Königsmarck.3 She died on 2 November 1726 at age 60 at Ahlden Castle, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.3 She was also reported to have died on 13 November 1726 at Ahlden, Germany. She was buried at Celle Church, Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany.3
     She and Philip Christoph von Königsmark were associated.2 She gained the title of Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg. She gained the title of Princess Sophie Dorothea of Celle. From 22 November 1682, her married name became Hanover Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg. She was styled as Duchess of Ahlden in February 1695.3

Children of Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain

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 44. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 274. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Sophia Dorothea Hanover, Princess of Great Britain1

F, #100990, b. 16 March 1687, d. 28 June 1757
Last Edited=26 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=7.27%
Sophia Dorothea, Princess of Great Britain
by Antoine Pesne 2
     Sophia Dorothea Hanover, Princess of Great Britain was born on 16 March 1687 at Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.3 She was also reported to have been born on 26 March 1685. She was the daughter of George I Louis Hanover, King of Great Britain and Sophie Dorothea Herzogin von Braunschweig-Lüneburg. She married Friedrich Wilhelm I König in Preußen, son of Friedrich I König in Preußen and Sophie Charlotte Hanover, Princess of Hanover, on 28 November 1706.3 She died on 28 June 1757 at age 70.3 She was buried at Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany.3
     She gained the title of Princess Sophia Dorothea of Great Britain.1

Children of Sophia Dorothea Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Friedrich Wilhelm I König in Preußen

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 79. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 275. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.