Charlotte, Princess Royal

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Charlotte of Great Britain
Princess Royal
Queen of Württemberg
Tenure1 January 1806 – 30 October 1816
Born(1766-09-29)29 September 1766
Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died5 October 1828(1828-10-05) (aged 62)
Ludwigsburg Palace, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Schlosskirche Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
SpouseFrederick of Württemberg
HouseHouse of Hanover
House of Württemberg
FatherGeorge III
MotherCharlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

The Princess Charlotte, Princess Royal (Charlotte Augusta Matilda; later Queen Charlotte of Württemberg; 29 September 1766 – 5 October 1828) was the fourth child and oldest daughter of George III of the United Kingdom.She married Frederick of Württemberg on 27 May 1798. Charlotte was the godmother of Victoria of the United Kingdom. She died in 1828.

Ancestors[change | change source]

Charlotte, Princess Royal's ancestors in three generations
Charlotte, Princess Royal 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
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

Titles and styles[change | change source]

The coat of arms of Princess Charlotte
  • 29 September 1766 – 22 June 1789: Her Royal Highness The Princess Charlotte
  • 22 June 1789 – 18 May 1797: Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
    • In use practically from birth October 1766
  • 18 May 1797 – 22 December 1797: Her Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Württemberg
  • 22 December 1797 – 25 February 1803: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Württemberg
  • 25 February 1803 – 1 January 1806: Her Royal Highness The Electress of Württemberg
  • 1 January 1806 – 30 October 1816: Her Majesty The Queen of Württemberg
  • 30 October 1816 – 5 October 1828: Her Majesty Queen Charlotte of Württemberg