Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge

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Prince Adolphus
Duke of Cambridge
Duke of Cambridge
Successor Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
Spouse Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel
Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
Princess Augusta of Cambridge
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
Full name
Adolphus Frederick
House House of Hanover
Father George III
Mother Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Born 24 February 1774(1774-02-24)
Buckingham Palace, London
Died 8 July 1850(1850-07-08) (aged 76)
Cambridge House, Piccadilly
Burial Kew, London

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge was the eighth son of King George III. He married Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel in 1818. They had three children. One of them was Princess Mary Adelaide, the mother of Mary of Teck, who became the consort of George V of the United Kingdom.

Ancestors[change | change source]

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridges ancestors in three generations
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge 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