Princess Augusta of Great Britain

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Princess Augusta of Great Britain

Princess Augusta (Augusta Frederica; 31 July 1737 – 23 March 1813) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George II and sister of George III.[1] In 1763 she married Charles, prince of the House of Brunswick, of which she was already a member. She had seven children. Her marriage was not a happy one, and Augusta eventually returned to London where she died in 1813.[1] Her daughter Caroline of Brunswick was the Queen consort of George IV.[1]

Ancestors[change | change source]

Princess Augusta of Great Britain's ancestors in three generations
Princess Augusta of Great Britain Father:
Frederick, Prince of Wales
Paternal Grandfather:
George II of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandfather:
George I of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Paternal Grandmother:
Caroline of Ansbach
Paternal Great-grandfather:
John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Princess Eleanor Erdmuthe Louise of Saxe-Eisenach
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Maternal Grandfather:
Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels
Maternal Grandmother:
Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Prince Charles of Anhalt-Zerbst
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Sophie of Saxe-Weissenfels

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Matthew Kilburn, ‘Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales (1707–1751)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2009 [1], (subscription required), accessed 22 Feb 2016