Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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Prince Frederick
Duke of York and Albany
Miniature of the Duke of York, ca. 1793.
Spouse Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia
Full name
Frederick Augustus
House House of Hanover
Father George III
Mother Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Born 16 August 1763(1763-08-16)
St. James's Palace, London
Died 5 January 1827
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Rutland House, London
Burial St. George's Chapel, Windsor

Prince Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, was born on August 16, 1763. He was the second son of George III. He was the heir to the throne from 1820 to his death.

Ancestors[change | edit source]

Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany's ancestors in three generations
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany Father:
George III of the United Kingdom
Paternal Grandfather:
Frederick, Prince of Wales
Paternal Great-grandfather:
George II of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Caroline of Ansbach
Paternal Grandmother:
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Mother:
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Maternal Grandfather:
. Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prince of Mirow
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Adolf Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Christiane Emilie of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
Maternal Grandmother:
Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach