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  George III of the United Kingdom
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.
The "marriage" to Hannah Lightfoot was mentioned in the 1866 trial of the daughter of impostress Olive Wilmot, who claimed to be "Princess Olive." A forged marriage certificate produced at her trial was impounded in 1866 and studied by the Attorney General.
In Great Britain, George III used the official style "George the Third, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc." In 1801, when Great Britain united with Ireland, George III took the opportunity to drop his claim to the French Throne.
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  Genealogy of the Royal Family of Great Britain and Hanover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HSH Princess Caroline Elisabeth of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg
HRH Princess Augusta Sophia of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg
HRH Princess Sophia Mathilda of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg
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 George II of Great Britain
George II (George Augustus) (10 November 1683–25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain, King of Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his death.
Great Britain, Hanover and Prussia were thus pitted against many major European powers, including Austria, Russia, France, Sweden and Saxony.
In Great Britain, George II used the official style "George the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc." In some cases (especially in treaties), the formula "Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire" was added before the phrase "etc."
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 The Ultimate George III of the United Kingdom - American History Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
The marriage was mentioned in the 1866 trial of the daughter of impostress Olivia Wilmot, who claimed to be "Princess Olivia." A forged marriage certificate produced at her trial was impounded in 1866 and studied by the Attorney General.
Great Britain and Hanover both fought along with Prussia, and were opposed by several great world powers, including Austria, France, and Russia.
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 George I of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George I, the first Hanoverian monarch of Great Britain and Ireland, was not a fluent speaker of the English language; instead, he spoke his native German, and was for this ridiculed by his British subjects.
George's marriage to Sophia was dissolved, not on the grounds that either of them committed adultery, but on the grounds that Sophia had "abandoned" her husband.
In Great Britain, George I used the official style "George, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc." In some cases (especially in treaties), the formula "Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire" was added before the phrase "etc."
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 Encyclopedia [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scotland has a land boundary with England in the island of Great Britain and is otherwise bounded by seas and oceans.
Britain and its colonies adopted a new Marriage Act that formulated many of the rules of modern marriage.
George Hamilton-Gordon is forced to resign as Prime Minister of Britain because of bad management of the campaigns in the Crimean War and the general unpopularity of that war.
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 George III of Great Britain Article, GeorgeIIIGreatBritain Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 1January 1801, and thereafter Kingof the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
Great Britainand Hanover both fought along with Prussia, and were opposed by several great worldpowers, including Austria, France, and Russia.
Whilst Great Britain originally fared well, theproverbial tide turned after the surrender of the British Lieutenant-General John Burgoyne after the Battle of Saratoga.In 1778, France signed a treaty of friendship with the new United States.
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 Index of Royal Colonels of Commonwealth Land Forces
Beatrice, Princess, consort of Henry, Prince of Battenberg
Edward, Prince of Great Britain, Earl of Wessex
Luise Margarete, Princess of Prussia (Duchess of Connaught)
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 George II of Great Britain Article, GeorgeGreatBritain Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George II (George Augustus) (10 November 1683 – 25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain, King of Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the HolyRoman Empire from 11 June 1727 until hisdeath.
Great Britain, Hanover and Prussia were thus pitted against many major European powers, including Austria,Russia, France, Sweden and Saxony.
In Great Britain, George II used the official style "George the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of theFaith, etc." In some cases (especially in treaties), the formula "Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Archtreasurer andPrince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire" was added before the phrase "etc."
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 Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for George II of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George II (George Augustus) (10 November 1683andndash;25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his death.
He was the son of the then-George Louis, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick-Lüneburg and his wife, the Sophia of Celle; his mother's adultery led to a divorce in 1694.
When the Princess of Wales gave birth to Prince George William in 1717, a family quarrel ensued; at the baptism, the Prince of Wales insisted on one godfather, whilst the King chose another.
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 George II of Great Britain Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com
George II (10 November 1683-25 October 1760; reigned 11 June 1727-25 October 1760), was the second Hanoverian king of Great Britain and 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.
Princess Louisa (18 December 1724-19 December 1751); married 1743 King Frederick V of Denmark and Norway (31 March 1723-14 January 1766); and had issue.
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 George II of Great Britain: Definition and links.
He arrived in Britain as Prince of Wales in 1714, when his father acceded to the throne on the death of Queen Anne, as George I of Great Britain.
She exercised political influence by her friendship with the prime minister, Robert Walpole, even after a quarrel with the king which resulted in the Prince and Princess of Wales - as they then were - being thrown out of their royal apartments.
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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 George III, king of Great Britain and Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
After his father’s early death (1751), young George was educated for his future role as king by his domineering mother, Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and by John Stuart, earl of Bute.
Despite the loss of the American colonies there had been a great expansion of empire and trade, and the ground for further expansion had been laid by the explorations of James Cook.
He spent the rest of his life in the care of his devoted wife, Charlotte Sophia, whom he had married in 1761, and the prince of Wales (later George IV) was made regent (see Regency).
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 Yvonne's Royalty Home Page: Royal Christenings
Princess Helena's cake was the "principal ornament of the supper table" at the banquet held on the evening of her christening at Buckingham Palace.
Princess Alexandra, daughter of the Duke of Kent, and Princess Irene, granddaughter of Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands, were the last royal children to be christened in the chapel in 1937 and 1940 respectively before it was destroyed in the Blitz.
74 and Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Household of Princess Augusta 1736-72 at http://www.history.ac.uk/office/augusta.html) As for the proxy for the Duchess of Saxe-Gotha, Gent.
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 British Isles Genealogy - A Biographical Peerage Of The Empire Of Great Britain
His royal highness, on June 28, 1766, was appointed colonel of the 13th regiment of foot; and on the decease of his royal brother, Edward, duke of York, had a grant from his majesty of the custody of the lodge and walks in Cranburne-chafe, in the forest of Windsor, andc.
Princess Sophia Matilda, born at Gloucester-house, May 29, and baptized there, June 26, 1773.
Princess Carolina Augusta Maria, born at Gloucester-house, June 24, 1774, died there, March 14, 1775, and was buried in St. George's chapel, Windsor.
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 George II of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 ofBrunswick-Lüneburg, and his wife Princess Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Zell.
Princess Louisa (18 December 1724 - 19 December 1751);married 1743 King Frederick V of Denmark and Norway (31 March 1723 - 14 January 1766); and had issue.
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 Genealogy of the Royal Family of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HH Princess Beatrice Charlotte of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
HH Princess Maria Alexandra (Marie-Alix) Elisabeth Beatrice of Saxe-Meiningen, Duchess of Saxony
HH Princess Maria Claudia Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
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 Science Fair Projects - Princess Amelia
Her death led to a decline in her father's health that resulted in his insanity and the invocation of the Regency Act in 1811.
Her eldest brother, later George IV of the United Kingdom, was her godfather and is reputed to have requested her death mask.
Amelia and her sisters Charlotte, Augusta Sophia, Elizabeth, Mary and Sophia were over-protected and isolated, which restriced their meeting eligible suitors of their own age.
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 Royal Blue Forums - Great Britain's Couples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HRH Prince Edward Augustus of Great Britain and Ireland, Prince of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Duke of Kent
HSH Princess Viktoria Maria Luise of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
HM Queen Alexandrina Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Defender of Faith, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg.
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 Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom information - Search.com
Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom information - Search.com
Princess Augusta Sophia of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg was born on November 8, 1768 at Buckingham House, Saint James's Park, London and died on September 22, 1840 at Clarence House, St. James, London.
She was the seventh child and second daughter of King George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and his wife Queen Charlotte.
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 Newberry Library English Manuscripts
Davideis; or, the history of David from his anointing by Samuel, thro' the short liv'd caresses, great disappointments and persecutions under Saul, to the death of that monarch, with the advancement of the hero to the throne of Judah.
Modus tenendi Parliamentum apud Anglos composed by Mr Elsinge clarke of the Upper House of Parliament.
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 webGED: The Bement Family Data Page
George II (of Great Britain and Ireland) (1683-1760), king of Great Britain and Ireland (1727-60), and elector of Hannover (1727-60), the son of King George I. George was born at Herrenhausen Palace in Hannover (now in Lower Saxony state, Germany) on November 10, 1683, and he grew up a German prince.
George II contributed to the material progress of Great Britain, mainly because he was shrewd enough to listen to his wife and heed the advice of his ministers.
George VI (1895-1952), king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-52), and emperor of India (1936-47), of the house of Windsor.
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 George I of Great Britain - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George I (Georg Ludwig von Hannover) (28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) from 23 January 1698, and King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 1 August 1714, until his death.
Königsmarck was then killed in July 1694, and his body was then thrown into a river.
Some of George I's successors—most notably his great-grandson, George III—attempted to reverse the shift in power, but proved unsuccessful.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Hospitals
The same uncertainty prevails in regard to other foundations such as the hospitalia Scothorum, established on the Continent by Irish monks, which had fallen into decay and which the Council of Meaux (845) ordered to be restored.
In Spain the most important institution for the care of the sick was that founded in 580 by Bishop Masona at Augusta Emerita (Mérida), a town in the Province of Badajoz.
Lepers also may have been the occupants of the hospitals at Kilbixy in Westmeath (St. Bridget's), of St. Mary Magdalene's at Wexford (previous to 1408), of the house at "Hospital", Lismore (1467), at Downpatrick, at Kilclief in County Down, at Cloyne, and of one or more of four old hospitals in or near Cork.
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 Famous Women in History - The Society and Culture Beat - SearchBeat.com
Saint Joan of Arc (Jehanne Darc) - A site dealing with Saint Joan of Arc (Jehanne Darc) and the Hundred Years War, with a summary of her life, scanned photos of her letters and other original manuscripts, and similar items of interest.
Sophia Smith Collection of Smith College - Large collection of manuscript, print, and audio-visual material that documents the historical experience of women, primarily in the United States.
We are a group of women and girls who wish to see a more visible and public presence of women's diverse history and accomplishments.
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