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  ELEVENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
King GEORGE II of England was born in 1660 in Hanover.
Caroline of Brandenburg-Anspach Queen Consort was born in 1682.
ii. Princess Anne of England was born in 1709.
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 George II of Great Britain : George II of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
King George II (November 10, 1683 - October 25, 1760 - reigned June 11, 1727 - October 25, 1760), was the son of George, heir-apparent to the electorate of Hanover.
George II succeeded to the throne on his father's death in 1727, but a battle of wills continued with his son and heir, Frederick, Prince of Wales, ending only with Frederick's untimely death in 1751.
George II is remembered as the last King of Britain to lead his own troops onto the battlefield, which he did at the Battle of Dettingen.
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 Encyclopedia: George II of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
George V, King of Hanover and 2nd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale, Georg Friedrich Alexander Karl Ernst August (27 May 1819-12 June 1878) was the only son of Ernst August I, King of Hanover and 1st Duke of Cumberland, the fifth son of King George III of the United...
William III of England (14 November 1650–8 March 1702; also known as William II of Scotland and William of Orange) was a Dutch aristocrat and the Holy Roman Empires Prince of Orange from his birth, King of England and Ireland from 13 February 1689, and King of Scotland...
George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738–29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg21 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
George II (Augustus) of England HANOVER [Parents] was born on 30 Oct 1683 in Herrenhausen, Palace, Hannover, Germany.
George II (Augustus) of England HANOVER was born on 30 Oct 1683.
Wilhelm I (Georg) Elector Of HESSE-KASSEL was born on 3 Jun 1743 in Kassel, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia.
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 George II, England (Royals)
George II George II belonged to the House of Hanover.
She was preceded as monarch by George I and was succeeded by George III.
George's favorite son Frederick preceded him in death, and he was succeeded by his grandson, George III.
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 The Damon and Taber Family Connections - Person Page 10414
King George II (of England) was the son of King George I (of England) and Sophia Dorothea Brunswick.
King George II (of England) was born on 30 October 1683 in Herrenhausen, Palace, Hannover, Germany.
King George II (of England) married Caroline (____?____), daughter of Margrave Johann Friedrich (of Brandenburg-Ansbach) and Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe Louisa (of Saxe-Marksuhl), on 22 August 1705 in Herrenhausen, Hannover, Prussia.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
George I was born March 28, 1660, son of Ernest, Elector of Hanover and Sophia, granddaughter of James I. He was raised in the royal court of Hanover, a German province, and married Sophia, Princess of Zelle, in 1682.
George, Elector of Hanover since 1698, ascended the throne upon the death of Queen Anne, under the terms of the 1701 Act of Settlement.
George I, on his many trips to Hanover, never placed the leadership of government in his son's hands, preferring to rely on his ministers when he was abroad.
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 AllRefer.com - George II, king of Great Britain and Ireland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
George II (George Augustus), 1683–1760, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1727–60), son and successor of George I. Though devoted to Hanover, of which he was elector, George was more active in the English government than his father had been.
However, just as George had quarreled with his father over personal matters, so Frederick Louis, prince of Wales, was strongly at odds with the king and became nominal head of the opposition group that ousted Walpole in 1742.
England was expanding as a commercial and colonial power and clashed with France in India and in America (see French and Indian Wars) as well as in Europe in the complex struggle known as the Seven Years War (1756–63).
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 ipedia.com: George II of Great Britain Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
George II, George Augustus (10 November 1683-25 October 1760; reigned 11 June 1727-25 October 1760), was the second Hanoverian king of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland.
Prince Georg August (George Augustus) was born at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, the son of Georg Ludwig, then-Hereditary Prince of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and his wife Princess Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Zell.
George II is remembered as the last British Sovereign to lead his own troops onto the battlefield, which he did at the Battle of Dettingen.
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 Saint George's Church Pamphlet
In 1710 St. George's received a baptismal font from England that is still in use and in perfect condition.
King George II of England granted a Royal Patent and Charter to the Parish in Hempstead, Queens (now Nassau) County in 1735.
George's is considered to be one of the purest examples of Georgian Architecture.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians
The first of their Kings, George I, was only 52nd in line to the throne, but the nearest Protestant according to the Act of Settlement.
Two descendants of James II, the deposed Stuart king, threatened to take the throne, and were supported by a number of 'Jacobites' throughout the realm.
For all that, the Hanoverian period was remarkably stable, not least because of the longevity of its kings.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > George II
George II, at the age of 60, was the last British sovereign to fight alongside his soldiers, at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743 in Germany, against the French.
George's reign was threatened in 1745 when Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, landed in Scotland.
George's grandson therefore inherited the throne, on George's death in 1760.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Like his father, George was very much a German prince, but at the age of 30 when George I ascended the throne, he was young enough to absorb the English culture that escaped his father.
George II died of a stroke on October 25, 1760.
The hatred George felt towards his father was reciprocated by his son, Frederick, Prince of Wales, who died in 1751.
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 BBC - History - George II (1683 - 1760)
George's lack of self-confidence caused him to rely heavily on his ministers, most notable of whom was Sir Robert Walpole.
George II quarrelled with his son Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, who became a leader of an anti-administration faction.
With George, he brought England into the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48), prompting accusations that he was subordinating English interests to those of George's German possessions.
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 St George's Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
George's is very proud of this Royal Charter, still in its possession, which governs the Church to this day.
St George's Church and it's graveyard are one of the oldest on Long Island and the church is still in use today.
Consequently, when the British took charge of Long Island, St George's was one of the few churches allowed to remain open and other denomination churches were closed down or used by the British as barracks.
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 George II (from George, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
George II was, like his father, more interested in the affairs of Hanover than in Britain.
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George V and George VI belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
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 George II and Bonnie Prince Charlie
The reign of George II was marked by the second Jacobite rebellion under Bonnie Prince Charlie.
George II George II (1727-60) continued the Hanoverian rule.
England then embarked upon the Seven Years War with France (1755-63).
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 George II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
George II George II George II (1683-1760), king of Great Britain and elector of Hanover.
During the early part of his reign the real ruler of England was Walpole, who pursued a vigorous foreign policy.
George II was considered a man of very ordinary ability, without a liking for literature of science.
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 King George Ii Augustus Hanover Of England / Mary Howard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
23 Jun 1727 25 Oct 1760 reign of George II George II George II reigned 172760, at the age of 60, was the last British sovereign to fight alongside his soldiers, at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743 in Germany, against the French.
George II was the last king to personally lead his troops into battle.
George was prone to temper tantrums and intolerance of those who disagreed with him but, thanks to the prudence of Robert Walpole, led quite a successful government.
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 George II (1683-1760), king of Great Britain and Ireland (1727-1760)
Son of George I, George II was the last British king to lead his troops in battle.
The second Jacobite Revolt (the 45), forced Britain to withdraw troops from the continent, although the Jacobites were eventually beaten back into Scotland by George II's third son, the duke of Cumberland, who inflicted a final defeat on them at Culloden (16 April 1746).
He was forced to accept William Pitt the Elder as effective commander in chief, and by the time of George's death, he had withdrawn from active politics, a landmark in the develop of the constitution.
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 Virginia Time Line, 1760-1776
The Virginia House of Burgesses is dissolved after protesting against England's plan to transport colonists accused of treason to England for trial.
A slave brought into England from a British colony claims he is a free man. The court rules in his favor in the Somerset Case.
George Washington is named commander-in-chief of the American forces.
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 Ancestors of Linda K Thomas King George HANOVER II, Of England-[3247]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Ancestors of Linda K Thomas King George HANOVER II, Of England-[3247]
George married Caroline Of Anspach-[3248] [MRIN:1302], daughter of Johann FRIEDRICH-[3250] and Eleonore Erdmuthe LOUISE-[3251], on 22 Aug 1705 in Westminister Abby, England.
(Caroline Of Anspach-[3248] was born between 1682-1683 in Anspach, died on 20 Nov 1737 in St.James's Palace and was buried in Westminster Abbey, London, England.)
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 Georg II. August (1683-1760)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
From the time of his parents divorce in 1694, Georg August was raised without a mother.
In 1708 the then electoral Prince of Hanover married Princess Wilhelmine Caroline (1683-1737) of Brandenburg - Ansbach, and in 1706 he was created earl of Cambridge.
In 1737 he was the sole founder and curator of the university in Göttingen named after the king, "Georgia Augusta." George II fought in the War of the Spanish Succession and during the invasion of Charles Edward Stuart (the Young Pretender) and his Jacobite followers in 1745.
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 Introduction to Georgia - The United States of America
In the Royal Charter (June 20, 1732), granted by King George II for the colony of Georgia, a board of Trustees was established to fulfill this goal.
The last of the thirteen original British colonies was named after England's King George II in 1733.
The terms of the charter granted by the king specified that the colony to be founded by James Oglethorpe be named after the king and so it was.
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 George II
George, the eldest son of George I and
In 1742 George became the last British monarch to take part in a battle when he commanded the British Army at the Battle of Dettingen.
George gave the Duke of Cumberland instructions that the Scots had to be punished for supporting Charles.
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 Royal Genealogies Part 9
He was a Plantagenet King of England (the House of Anjou) whose incompetence and distaste for government finally led to his deposition and murder.
George Lascelles and "Bambi", as she is familiarly known, had their son out of wedlock.
Like his father, George II was more interested in Hanover than in Great Britain, and during his many absences from London, Caroline frequently acted as regent.
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 George II, king of Great Britain and Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
George II, king of Great Britain and Ireland.
(George Augustus), 1683–1760, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1727–60), son and successor of George I. Though devoted to Hanover, of which he was elector, George was more active in the English government than his father had been.
In the War of the Austrian Succession, George led his troops in person at the battle of Dettingen (1743)—the last time a British monarch did so.
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