George III – Robes of state | Dedicated to duty and preserving England's honor.
George William Frederick inherited the British Crown in 1760 when his grandfather George II died. George was the third monarch from the House of Hanover, and the first to be born in Britain. English was his first language. In fact, he never once visited Germany. Soon after accession, he and Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz were married. They were the parents of 15 children. George was the grandfather of Queen Victoria, who was the daughter of his fourth son, the Duke of Kent…
Augusta of Saxe - Gotha, Princess of Wales (1719 - 1772). Wife of Frederick, Prince of Wales. She was Princess of Wales from 1736 to 1751. She was the mother of George III and eight other children.
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck, is known today as the Queen Mary's mother. Dubbed as the "people's princess,"…
House of Windsor | Victoria Mary of Teck
Key facts about Victoria Mary of Teck who was born May 26, 1867, including biography, historical timeline and links to the British royal family tree.
The Princess Mary of the United Kingdom (1776-1857). She was a daughter of King George III and his wife, The Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was The Duchess of Gloucester & Edinburgh (1816-1834) as the wife of The Prince William The 2nd Duke of Gloucester & Edinburgh. She had no children. [portrait by William Beechey, 1797]
Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I
Van Dyck’s masterful painting acknowledges both the youth and the status of its royal subjects, breaking with the earlier tradition of presenting royal children as miniature adults. The picture was commissioned by Charles I but left the Royal Collection twice, during the Commonwealth and under James II, before being repurchased by George III in 1765 and hung (by 1774) in the King’s Apartments at Buckingham House. The synthesis that Van Dyck achieved in the portrait was described by the...