Category Archives: Family

Charlotte’s Family: Princess Amelia

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL AUNT

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The Princess Amelia (7 August 1783 – 2 November 1810) sixth daughter of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Strelitz, died from the complications of measles, Charlotte’s paternal aunt


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Charlotte’s Family: Prince Alfred

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

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The Prince Alfred (22 September 1780 – 20 August 1782) ninth son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Strelitz, died of smallpox at the age of two

Picture: Prince Alfred (1780-1782) by Thomas Gainsborough, 1782, Royal Collection

Charlotte’s Family: Prince Octavius

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

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The Prince Octavius (23 February 1779 – 3 May 1783) eigth son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Strelitz, died of smallpox at the age of four

Picture: Prince Octavius (1779-1783) by Thomas Gainsborough, 1782, Royal Collection

Charlotte’s Family: Princess Sophia

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL AUNT

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Sophia Matilda (3 November 1777 – 27 May 1848) fifth daughter of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Strelitz, Charlotte’s favourite paternal aunt

Picture: Princess Sophia by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1825, Royal Collection

Charlotte’s Family: Princess Mary

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL AUNT

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Mary (25 April 1776 – 30 April 1857) fourth daughter of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Strelitz, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Charlotte’s paternal aunt

Picture: Princess Mary by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1817 – 1830, Royal Collection

Charlotte’s Family: Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

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Adolphus Frederick (24 February 1774 – 8 July 1850), seventh son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Stirlitz, the Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Tipperary, and Baron Culloden (1801 – 1850), the Viceroy of Hanover and a commander-in-chief during Napoleonic wars, great-great-grandfather of Elizabeth II and Charlotte’s paternal uncle

Charlotte’s Family: Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

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Augustus Frederick (27 January 1773 – 21 April 1843), sixth son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Stirlitz, the Duke of Sussex, Earl of Inverness, and Baron Arklow (1801 – 1843), the only son of George III who did not pursue an army or naval career (due to asthma), Charlotte’s favourite paternal uncle

Portrait: Portrait of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex by Guy Head, National Portrait Gallery