Oskar Frederik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf VI Adolf Bernadotte, King of Sweden1

M, #100771, b. 11 November 1882, d. 15 September 1973
Last Edited=4 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.07%
King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden2
     Oskar Frederik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf VI Adolf Bernadotte, King of Sweden was born on 11 November 1882 at Stockholm, Sweden.1 He was the son of Oskar Gustaf V Adolf Bernadotte, King of Sweden and Sophie Marie Viktoria Prinzessin von Baden. He married, firstly, Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of Connaught and Strathearn, daughter of Arthur William Patrick Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Luise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes Prinzessin von Preußen, on 15 June 1905.3 He married, secondly, Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Mountbatten, Princess of Battenberg, daughter of Admiral Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven and Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein, on 3 November 1923 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.1 He died on 15 September 1973 at age 90 at Hälsingborg, Skane, Sweden.1 He was buried at Royal Cemetery, Haga Castle Park, Stockholm, Sweden.
     He gained the title of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden on 29 October 1950.1 He was crowned King of Sweden on 29 October 1950.1

Child of Oskar Frederik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf VI Adolf Bernadotte, King of Sweden and Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Mountbatten, Princess of Battenberg

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 183. 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. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 209.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 312. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff, 2nd Duchess of Fife1

F, #100772, b. 17 May 1891, d. 26 February 1959
Last Edited=5 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.7%
Alexandra, Duchess of Fife2
     Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff, 2nd Duchess of Fife was born on 17 May 1891 at East Sheen Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife and Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom. She married Major-General Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert Windsor, Prince of Connaught, son of Arthur William Patrick Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Luise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes Prinzessin von Preußen, on 15 October 1913 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.1 She died on 26 February 1959 at age 67 at Avenue Road, London, England.1,3 She was buried at Mar Lodge, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     She was created HH Princess Alexandra of Great Britain and Ireland on 9 November 1905.1 She was decorated with the award of the Royal Red Cross (R.R.C.).4 She was invested as a Bailiff Grand Cross, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (G.C.St.J.).4 She succeeded to the title of 2nd Countess of Macduff, co. Banff [U.K., 1900] on 29 January 1912.1 She succeeded to the title of 2nd Duchess of Fife [U.K., 1900] on 29 January 1912.1 She has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Child of Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff, 2nd Duchess of Fife and Major-General Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert Windsor, Prince of Connaught

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 176. 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. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 25, says 26 Feb 1943. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1426. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Alexandra Victoria, 1891-1959". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Admiral Hon. Sir Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay1

M, #100773, b. 29 May 1881, d. 8 October 1972
Last Edited=21 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Admiral Hon. Sir Alexander Ramsay 2
     Admiral Hon. Sir Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay was born on 29 May 1881 at London, England.3 He was the son of John William Ramsay, 13th Earl of Dalhousie and Lady Ida Louisa Bennet.4 He married Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of Connaught and Strathearn, daughter of Arthur William Patrick Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Luise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes Prinzessin von Preußen, on 27 February 1919 at Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England.5,4 He died on 8 October 1972 at age 91 at Ribsden Holt, Windlesham, Surrey, England.4
     He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.4 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1916.4 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.4 He was Naval Attaché to Paris between 1919 and 1922.4 He was commander of the H.M.S. Dunedin in 1922.4 He was Commodore of the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth between 1929 and 1931.4 He held the office of Naval Aide-de-Camp to HM King George V in 1931.4 He was Rear-Admiral of the aircraft carriers between 1933 and 1936.4 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1936.4 He was Commander-in-Chief of the East Indies between 1936 and 1938.4 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1937.4 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1938.4 He gained the rank of Admiral in 1938.4 He held the office of Fifth Sea Lord between 1938 and 1939.4

Citations

  1. [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.
  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 2, page 532. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1021. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 313, says 27 Jan 1919.

Isabelle de France1

F, #100774, b. between 1292 and 1295, d. 22 August 1358
Last Edited=21 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=2.09%
     Isabelle de France was born between 1292 and 1295 at Paris, France.2 She was the daughter of Philippe IV, Roi de France and Jeanne I, Reina de Navarre.3 She married Edward II, King of England, son of Edward I 'Longshanks', King of England and Eleanor de Castilla, Comtesse de Ponthieu, on 25 January 1307/8 at Boulogne Cathedral, Bologne, Champagne, France.2 She died on 22 August 1358 at Castle Rising, Norfolk, England.2 She was buried at Grey Friars Church, Greenwich, London, England.2
      Isabelle de France also went by the nick-name of Isabelle 'le Bel' (or in English, 'the Fair'). As a result of her marriage, Isabelle de France was styled as Queen Consort Isabella of England on 25 January 1307/8.2 She held the office of Regent of England between 1327 and 1330, along with her lover, Roger Mortimer.2 She and Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March were associated between 1327 and 1330.2

Children of Isabelle de France and Edward II, King of England

Citations

  1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 65. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 90. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S45] Marcellus Donald R. von Redlich, Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, volume I (1941; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), page 64. Hereinafter cited as Pedigrees of Emperor Charlemagne, I.

Nikolaus Friedrich August von Holstein-Gottorp, Duke of Oldenburg1

M, #100775, b. 9 May 1840, d. 20 January 1886
Last Edited=10 May 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.66%
     Nikolaus Friedrich August von Holstein-Gottorp, Duke of Oldenburg was born on 9 May 1840 at St. Petersburg, Russia.2 He was the son of Constantine Friedrich Peter von Holstein-Gottorp, Duke of Oldenburg and Therese Prinzessin von Nassau-Weilburg.1 He married Maria Bulatzelly on 29 May 1863 at Schtscheniatino, Russia.2 He died on 20 January 1886 at age 45 at Geneva, Switzerland.2
     He gained the title of Duke of Oldenburg.1

Children of Nikolaus Friedrich August von Holstein-Gottorp, Duke of Oldenburg and Maria Bulatzelly

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 214. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  2. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings, volume 1, page 215.


Hélias I de la Fleche, Comte de Maine1

M, #100776, d. 11 July 1110
Last Edited=20 Jan 2003
     Hélias I de la Fleche, Comte de Maine was the son of Jean de la Fleche, Seigneur de la Fleche. He died on 11 July 1110.
     He gained the title of Comte de Maine.1

Child of Hélias I de la Fleche, Comte de Maine and Mathilde de Chateau-du-Loire

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 43. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

George III Hanover, King of Great Britain1

M, #100777, b. 4 June 1738, d. 29 January 1820
Last Edited=2 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=1.38%
King George III
by Allan Ramsay, 1762 2
     George III Hanover, King of Great Britain was born on 4 June 1738 at Norfolk House, St. James's Square, St. James's, London, England. He was the son of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg. He married, firstly, Hannah Lightfoot on 17 April 1759 in a secretl|although this marriage is not proven marriage.4 He married, secondly, Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, daughter of Karl Ludwig Friedrich Großherzog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Albertine von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, on 8 September 1761 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.4 He died on 29 January 1820 at age 81 at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.5 He was buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.5
     He was given the name of George William Frederick at birth. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 22 June 1749.6 He succeeded to the title of Viscount of Launceston on 20 March 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of Baron of Snowdon on 20 March 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of Earl of Eltham on 20 March 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of Duke of Cornwall on 20 March 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of Duke of Rothesay on 20 March 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of Marquess of the Isle of Ely on 20 March 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of Duke of Edinburgh on 20 March 1751.6 He was created HRH Prince of Wales [Great Britain] on 20 April 1751.6 He was created 1st Earl of Chester [Great Britain] on 20 April 1751.6 He succeeded to the title of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland on 25 October 1760.1 He was sponsor for George Ashburnham, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham at his baptism on 29 January 1761 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.7 He was crowned King of Great Britain on 22 September 1761 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England, and styled 'King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, Elector of Hanover, Defender of the Faith.8' He was sponsor for George Irby, 3rd Baron Boston at his baptism on 28 January 1778.9 He abdicated as King of France on 1 January 1801.4 He was sponsor for Sir George William Frederick Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury at his baptism at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.10 He gained the title of König von Hannover on 12 August 1814.11 George III Hanover, King of Great Britain also went by the nick-name of 'Farmer George'. He was suffered from porphyria.12 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.13
     

Children of George III Hanover, King of Great Britain and Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 148. 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. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 286. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 299.
  6. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 285.
  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 I, page 273. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  8. [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.
  9. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 227.
  10. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 65.
  11. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 6. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  12. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  13. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "George III, 1738-1820". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  14. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 261.
  15. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 497.

Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz1

F, #100778, b. 19 May 1744, d. 17 November 1818
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.89%
Sophie Charlotte, Queen of Great Britian
by Allan Ramsay, 1762 2
     Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 19 May 1744 at Mirow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.3 She was the daughter of Karl Ludwig Friedrich Großherzog von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elisabeth Albertine von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. She married George III Hanover, King of Great Britain, son of Frederick Louis Hanover, Prince of Wales and Auguste Prinzessin von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, on 8 September 1761 at St. James's Palace, Chapel Royal, St. James's, London, England.3 She died on 17 November 1818 at age 74 at Kew Palace, Kew, London, England.3 She was buried on 19 November 1818.3
     She gained the title of Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz.4 She held the office of Protestant Canoness of Hervorden, Westphalia on 7 March 1760.3 As a result of her marriage, Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz was styled as Queen Consort Charlotte of Great Britain on 21 September 1761.3 She was sponsor for Sir George William Frederick Brudenell-Bruce, 2nd Marquess of Ailesbury at his baptism at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.5

Children of Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz and George III Hanover, King of Great Britain

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 148. 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. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 286. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  4. [S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 222. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
  5. [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 I, page 65. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 261.
  7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 497.

Adolphus Frederick Hanover, 1st Duke of Cambridge1

M, #100779, b. 24 February 1774, d. 8 July 1850
Last Edited=16 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.29%
Adolphus Frederick, 1st Duke of Cambridge 2
     Adolphus Frederick Hanover, 1st Duke of Cambridge was born on 24 February 1774 at Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England.3 He was the son of George III Hanover, King of Great Britain and Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz.4 He married Auguste Wilhelmine Luise Prinzessin von Hessen-Kassel, daughter of Friedrich III Prinz General von Hessen-Kassel and Karoline Polyxena Prinzessin von Nassau-Usingen, on 7 May 1818 at Cassel, Germany.3 Adolphus Frederick and Auguste Wilhelmine Luise were also married in a religious ceremony on 1 June 1818 at Kew Palace, Kew, London, England. He died on 8 July 1850 at age 76 at Cambridge House, Piccadilly, London, England, from a gastric fever.5 He was buried on 17 July 1850 at Kew Palace, Kew, London, England.5 His will was probated in August 1850.5
     He was a member of the House of Guelph.6 He gained the title of HRH Prince Adolphus Frederick of the United Kingdom. He was educated at Kew, London, England.4 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 2 June 1786.3 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1793 in the service of the Hanoverian Army.4 He was educated at University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.4 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1798.4 He was created 1st Earl of Tipperary, in Ireland [U.K.] on 27 November 1801.4 He was created 1st Duke of Cambridge [U.K.] on 27 November 1801.4 He was created 1st Baron of Culloden, in North Britain [U.K.] on 27 November 1801.4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 3 February 1802.5 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in June 1803 in the service of the British Army.4 He was Colonel of the Coldstream Guards between 1805 and 1850.4 He gained the rank of General in April 1808.4 He held the office of Chancellor of St. Andrews University between 1811 and 1814.5 He gained the rank of Field Marshal in November 1813.4 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) on 2 January 1815.5 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.) on 12 August 1815.5 He held the office of Viceroy of Hanover between November 1816 and June 1837.5 He held the office of Grand Master of the Order of St. Michael and St. George on 20 June 1825.5 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) on 20 June 1825.5 He was Colonel of the 60th Foot between 1827 and 1850.4 He held the office of Ranger of Richmond Park between 1835 and 1850.5 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Black Eagle of Prussia.5 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, on 4 July 1842.5 He held the office of Ranger of St. James's Park and Hyde Park between 1843 and 1850.5 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. Andrew of Russia in 1844.5 He held the office of Warden of the New Forest between 1845 and 1850.5 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.7
     

Children of Adolphus Frederick Hanover, 1st Duke of Cambridge and Auguste Wilhelmine Luise Prinzessin von Hessen-Kassel

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. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 295. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  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 II, page 497. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 498.
  6. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  7. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Adolphus Frederick, 1774-1850". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  8. [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.

Edward Augustus Hanover, 1st Duke of Kent1

M, #100780, b. 2 November 1767, d. 23 January 1820
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.29%
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn 2
     Edward Augustus Hanover, 1st Duke of Kent was born on 2 November 1767 at Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England.4 He was the son of George III Hanover, King of Great Britain and Sophie Charlotte Herzogin von Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He married Marie Luise Victoire Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld, daughter of Franz I Friedrich Anton Herzog von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld and Auguste Karoline Sophie Gräfin Reuss zu Lobenstein und Ebersdorf, on 29 May 1818 at Schloss Ehrenburg, Coburg, Bayern, Germany. They were remarried on 11 July at Kew Palace in London.4 He died on 23 January 1820 at age 52 at Woodbrook Cottage, Sidmouth, Devon, England.4,1 He was buried on 12 February 1820.1 He was buried at Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1
     He gained the title of Prince Edward of Great Britain. He gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (styled as Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg).1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 2 June 1786.5 He was created 1st Duke of Kent on 24 April 1799.1 He was created 1st Earl of Dublin [Ireland] on 24 April 1799.1,5 He was created 1st Duke of Strathearn on 24 April 1799.5 He was suffered from Geneticists say that Edward introduced haemophilia into the royal family by being an elderly father of Queen Victoria.6

Child of Edward Augustus Hanover, 1st Duke of Kent and Adelaide Dubus

Child of Edward Augustus Hanover, 1st Duke of Kent and Marie Luise Victoire Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 147. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  4. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants, page 148.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 287. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  6. [S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.
  7. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 288.