Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Alice of Albany1

F, #100671, b. 25 February 1883, d. 3 January 1981
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.75%
Alice, HRH Countess of Athlone2
     Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Alice of Albany was born on 25 February 1883 at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Leopold George Duncan Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Albany and Hélène Frederike Auguste Prinzessin zu Waldeck und Pyrmont.3 She married Maj.-Gen. Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, son of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander Herzog von Teck and Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hanover, Princess of Cambridge, on 10 February 1904 at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1,3 She died on 3 January 1981 at age 97 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England.1
     She gained the title of HRH Princess Alice of Albany.4 She gained the title of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.5 From 10 February 1904, her married name became von Teck. She was invested as a Lady, Royal Order of Victoria and Albert (V.A.).3 From 14 July 1917, her married name became Cambridge. As a result of her marriage, Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Alice of Albany was styled as Countess of Athlone on 16 July 1917.6 She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature (D.Litt.) by London University, London, England.3 She gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the 12th Pretoria Regiment, South African Infantry.3 She was invested as a Dame Commander, Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.) in 1937.3 She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.).7 She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.).7 She has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.8
     

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

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. [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.
  5. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 230. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  6. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 221.
  7. [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.
  8. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Alice Mary Victoria, 1883-1981". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  9. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 259.

Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg1

M, #100672, b. 5 October 1858, d. 20 July 1896
Last Edited=13 May 2012
Prince Henry of Battenberg2
     Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg was born on 5 October 1858.3 He was the son of Alexander Ludwig Georg Friedrich Emil Prinz von Hessen und bei Rhein and Julie Therese Gräfin von Hauke.4 He married Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom, daughter of Albert Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Victoria Alexandrina Hanover, Queen of the United Kingdom, on 23 July 1885 at Whippingham Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England.5 He died on 20 July 1896 at age 37 at Sierra Leone from typhoid fever, while at sea on H.M.S. Blonde returning from the Ashanti Expedition.6 He was buried in August 1896.
     He gained the title of Prinz von Battenberg.1 Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg also went by the nick-name of Liko. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.).4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).4 He held the office of Captain-General and Governor of the Isle of Wight.4 He fought in the Ashanti Expedition.7

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 314. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  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 52. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S106] Royal Genealogies Website (ROYAL92.GED), online ftp://ftp.cac.psu.edu/genealogy/public_html/royal/index.html. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogies Website.
  6. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 155. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  7. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2693. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke1

M, #100673, b. 23 November 1886, d. 23 February 1960
Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke
by Alfred Egerton Cooper, 1937 2
     Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke was born on 23 November 1886 at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.4 He was the son of Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg and Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom.5 He married Lady Irene Francis Adza Denison, daughter of William Francis Henry Denison, 2nd Earl of Londesborough and Lady Grace Adelaide Fane, on 19 July 1917 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.4 He died on 23 February 1960 at age 73 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England, without male issue.4 He was buried at Whippingham Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England.6
     He gained the title of HSH Prince Alexander of Battenberg.4 He was given the name of Alexander Albert von Battenberg at birth.4 Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke also went by the nick-name of Drino. He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire, England.7 He was educated at H.M.S. Britannia, England.7 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) in 1910.7 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1911.7 He was commissioned in 1911, in the service of the Grenadier Guards.7 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1913.7 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.7 He gained the rank of Captain in 1915.7 On 14 July 1917 his name was legally changed to Alexander Albert Mountbatten by Royal Licence.7 He was created 1st Viscount Launceston, in the County of Cornwall [U.K.] on 18 July 1917.7 He was created 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke [U.K.] on 18 July 1917.7 He was created 1st Earl of Berkhamsted [U.K.] on 18 July 1917.7 He was decorated with the award of the Order of the Nile.7 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre (avec palmes).7 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Leopold of Belgium (with swords).7 He was decorated with the award of the Order of St. Vladimir of Russia (with sword).7 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the Isle of Wight Volunteers.7 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1927.7 He gained the rank of Flight Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves.5 He was invested as a Knight of Justice, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.).7
     On his death, his titles became extinct.7

Child of Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke and Lady Irene Francis Adza Denison

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 315. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  4. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 155. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  5. [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 52. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  6. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  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 XIII, page 262. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Victoria Eugénie Julia Ena Prinzessin von Battenberg1

F, #100674, b. 24 October 1887, d. 15 April 1969
Last Edited=13 May 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain2
     Victoria Eugénie Julia Ena Prinzessin von Battenberg was born on 24 October 1887 at Balmoral Castle, Crathie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.4 She was the daughter of Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg and Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom.5 She was baptised on 23 November 1887 at Balmoral Castle, Crathie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She married Alfonso XIII de Borbón y Habsburgo, Rey de España, son of Alfonso XII de Borbón y de Borbón, Rey de España and Maria Cristina Erzherzogin von Österreich, on 31 May 1906 at Church of San Jeronimo, Madrid, Spain.4 She died on 15 April 1969 at age 81 at Lausanne, Switzerland.6
     She gained the title of Prinzessin von Battenberg.7 She was invested as a Lady, Royal Order of Victoria and Albert (V.A.).8 From 31 May 1906, her married name became Reina Eugenie de España.6

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 315. 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. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  4. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 431. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  5. [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 52. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  6. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  7. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings, volume 1, page 155.
  8. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2693. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major Lord Leopold Arthur Louis Mountbatten1

M, #100675, b. 21 May 1889, d. 23 April 1922
Last Edited=13 May 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
     Major Lord Leopold Arthur Louis Mountbatten was born on 21 May 1889 at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He was the son of Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg and Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom.3 He died on 23 April 1922 at age 32 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England, unmarried.2
     He gained the title of Prinz von Battenberg.1 He fought in the First World War.4 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the King's Royal Rifle Corps.5 He was styled as Lord Mountbatten on 14 July 1917.2 On 14 July 1917 his name was legally changed to Leopold Arthur Louis Mountbatten by Royal Licence.3 He was suffered from haemophilia.2 On 11 September 1917 he was granted the rank of a marquess's younger son.5 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.).3

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 155. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  2. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  3. [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 52. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  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 262. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2693. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Maurice Victor Donald Prinz von Battenberg1

M, #100676, b. 3 October 1891, d. 27 October 1914
Last Edited=13 May 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.32%
Maurice Prinz von Battenberg
by Pablo Antonio Bejar Novella, 1915 2
     Maurice Victor Donald Prinz von Battenberg was born on 3 October 1891 at Balmoral Castle, Crathie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.3 He was the son of Henry Maurice Prinz von Battenberg and Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of the United Kingdom.4 He died on 27 October 1914 at age 23 at Zonnebeke, Ypres, Belgium, killed in action.5
     He gained the title of Prinz von Battenberg.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.).4 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 60th Rifles.6 He fought in the Battle of Mons in October 1914.1 He was suffered from haemophilia.3

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 315. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  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 52. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 155. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  6. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2693. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mary Prinzessin von Teck1

F, #100677, b. 26 May 1867, d. 24 March 1953
Last Edited=24 Feb 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.92%
Queen Consort Mary of the United Kingdom2
     Mary Prinzessin von Teck was born on 26 May 1867 at Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander Herzog von Teck and Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hanover, Princess of Cambridge.3 She was baptised on 27 July 1867 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.4 She and Albert Victor Christian Edward Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Clarence and Avondale were engaged on 3 December 1891.5 She married George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom, son of Edward VII Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom and Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Denmark, on 6 July 1893 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.6 She died on 24 March 1953 at age 85 at Marlborough House, London, England.1 She was buried on 31 March 1953.7
     She gained the title of Prinzessin von Teck (styled as HSH Princess of Teck) on 26 May 1867.8 She was given the name of Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes at birth.1 Mary Prinzessin von Teck also went by the nick-name of May.3 She was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Garter (L.G.) in 1910.9 She was invested as a Lady, Royal Order of Victoria and Albert (V.A.).4 As a result of her marriage, Mary Prinzessin von Teck was styled as Queen Consort Mary of the United Kingdom on 6 May 1910.6 She was decorated with the award of the Imperial Order of the Crown of India (C.I.).4 She was godmother for David Henry George Lascelles, 8th Earl of Harewood at his baptism on 27 December 1950 at All Saints' Church, Harewood, Yorkshire, England.10

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 171. 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. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page cxxxix. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  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 XII/2, page 926. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 178.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/2, page 925.
  7. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  8. [S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 1, page cv. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.
  9. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 320. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  10. [S205] Announcements, Yorkshire Post, Leeds, Yorkshire, U.K., 28 December 1950. Hereinafter cited as Yorkshire Post.
  11. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Edward VIII Windsor, King of the United Kingdom1

M, #100678, b. 23 June 1894, d. 28 May 1972
Last Edited=8 Dec 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.14%
King Edward VIII
by George Boucas, 1936 2
     Edward VIII Windsor, King of the United Kingdom was born on 23 June 1894 at White Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England.4 He was the son of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck. He married Bessie Wallis Warfield, daughter of Teackle Wallis Warfield and Alice M. Montague, on 3 June 1937 at Château de Candé, Maine-et-Loire, France.4 He died on 28 May 1972 at age 77 at Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France, cancer.4 He was buried on 5 June 1972 at Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, England.5
      Edward VIII Windsor, King of the United Kingdom usually went by his middle name of David.6 He was a member of the House of Wettin. He was given the name of Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Saxe-Coburg-Gotha at birth.4 He was educated at Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, England.7 He was educated at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon, England.7 He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.7 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1910.7 He gained the title of HRH Prince of Wales on 20 January 1910.4 He gained the title of Duke of Cornwall on 6 May 1910.4 He gained the title of Duke of Rothesay on 6 May 1910.4 He gained the title of Earl of Chester on 2 June 1910.4 He gained the rank of Midshipman in 1911 in the service of the Royal Navy.7 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1913.7 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1914 in the service of the 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards, British Army.7 He fought in the First World War from 1914 to 1916, at Flanders and in Italy.7 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.) in 1916.7 He gained the rank of Captain on 10 March 1916. He was invested as a Knight of Justice, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.) in 1917.7 In 1917 his name was legally changed to Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor.4 He gained the rank of Captain in 1919 in the service of the Royal Navy.7 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1920.7 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1920.7 He was decorated with the award of the Royal Victorian Chain in 1921.7 He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Star of India (G.C.S.I.) in 1921.7 He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander, Order of the Indian Empire (G.C.I.E.) in 1921.7 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1922.7 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. Patrick (K.P.) in 1927.7 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in 1936.7 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1936.7 He gained the title of HM King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom on 20 January 1936.6 He abdicated as King of the United Kingdom on 11 December 1936.4 He gained the title of 1st Duke of Windsor on 8 March 1937.4 He wrote the book A King's Story: The Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor, published 1951 (ASIN: 1853753033).8 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.9
     


Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 178. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  4. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 171.
  5. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  6. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page cxxxix. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  7. [S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 1, page cv. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.
  8. [S387] Amazon, online http://www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Amazon.
  9. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Edward VIII, 1894-1972". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

George VI Windsor, King of the United Kingdom1

M, #100679, b. 14 December 1895, d. 6 February 1952
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.14%
HM King George VI
by Matson Photo Service, c. 19402
     George VI Windsor, King of the United Kingdom was born on 14 December 1895 at York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. He was the son of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck.3 He married Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, daughter of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Nina Cecilie Cavendish-Bentinck, on 26 April 1923 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.3 He died on 6 February 1952 at age 56 at Sandringham House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. He was buried on 11 March 1952.
     He was given the name of Albert Frederick Arthur George Saxe-Coburg and Gotha at birth.4 He was educated at Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, England.5 He was educated at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon, England.5 He gained the rank of Midshipman in 1913 in the service of the Royal Navy.5 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1916.5 He gained the rank of Acting Lieutenant in 1916.5 He fought in the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916, for which he was mentioned in despatches.5 In 1917 his name was legally changed to Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor.4 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1918.5 He gained the rank of Commander in 1920.5 He was created 1st Baron Killarney [U.K.] on 3 June 1920.4 He was created 1st Earl of Inverness [U.K.] on 3 June 1920.4 He was created 1st Duke of York [U.K.] on 3 June 1920.6 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1921.5 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1923.5 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1925.5 He gained the rank of Captain in 1925.5 He gained the rank of Admiral in 1926.5 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1926.5 He was decorated with the award of the Royal Victorian Chain in 1927.5 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1936.5 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. Patrick (K.P.) in 1936.5 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Fleet on 11 December 1936.5 He succeeded to the title of HM King George VI of the United Kingdom on 11 December 1936. He was crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 12 May 1937 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England, and styled 'By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Failth, Emperor of India.4,7' He abdicated as Emperor of India on 22 June 1948.8 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.9
     

Children of George VI Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 171. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page cxxxix. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 172.
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page cv. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  6. [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 926. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  7. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, editor, DeBretts Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, 147th year (London, U.K.: Odhams Press, 1949), page 22. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1949.
  8. [S4] C.F.J. Hankinson, DeBretts Peerage, 1949, page 21.
  9. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "George VI, 1895-1952". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom1

F, #100680, b. 25 April 1897, d. 28 March 1965
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.14%
HRH Princess Royal Mary of the United Kingdom2
     Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom was born on 25 April 1897 at York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England.1 She was the daughter of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck.3 She married Henry George Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, son of Henry Ulick Lascelles, 5th Earl of Harewood and Lady Florence Katharine Bridgeman, on 28 February 1922 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England.1 She died on 28 March 1965 at age 67 at Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.1 She was buried at Harewood House, Leeds, Yorkshire, West Riding, England.4
      Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom usually went by her middle name of Mary.3 She was given the name of Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Saxe-Coburg and Gotha at birth. In 1917 her name was legally changed to Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor.1 As a result of her marriage, Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom was styled as Countess of Harewood on 28 February 1922. She gained the title of HRH Princess Royal Mary of the United Kingdom on 1 January 1932.5 She was invested as a Dame of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (D.G.St.J.).6

Children of Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom and Henry George Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 173. 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. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page cxli. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 323. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  6. [S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 1, page cv. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.
  7. [S37] BP2003. [S37]