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Biography of William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834

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On 15 Jan 1776 William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834 was born to William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (32) and Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807 (39) at Palazzo Teodoli, via del Corso.

In 1787 William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834 (10) admitted at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire .

On 16 Jan 1794 William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834 (18) was appointed 618th Knight Garter: George III .

On 25 Aug 1805 William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (61) died . His son William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834 (29) succeeded as 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh , 2nd Earl Connaught

On 22 Aug 1807 Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807 (71) died .

On 22 Jul 1816 William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834 (40) and Mary Hanover Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1857 (40) were married (he was her first-cousin) at St James' Palace, St James', Westminster . Mary Hanover Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1857 (40) by marriage Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh .

On 30 Nov 1834 William Frederick Hanover 2nd Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1834 (58) died at Bagshot Park, Bagshot, Surrey . He was buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire .

On 30 Apr 1857 Mary Hanover Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1776-1857 (81) died .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Hanover

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 28 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 25 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 20 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great Grand Son of George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760

Kings Scotland: Great x 5 Grand Son of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 12 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

Father: William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 Grandson of George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760


GrandFather: Frederick Louis Hanover Prince of Wales 1707-1751 Son of George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760


Great GrandFather: George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760 Son of George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727


Great x 2 GrandFather: George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 Great Grandson of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ernest Augustus Hanover Elector Brunswick-Lüneburg 1629-1698


Great x 3 GrandMother: Sophia Palatinate-Simmern 1630-1714 Granddaughter of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625


Great x 2 GrandMother: Sophia Dorothea Hanover Queen Consort England 1666-1726


Great x 3 GrandFather: George Wilhelm Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1624-1705


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleonore Esmier D'Olbreuse Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg


Great GrandMother: Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England 1683-1737


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Frederick Hohenzollern 1654-1686


Great x 3 GrandFather: Albert Hohenzollern 1620-1667


GrandMother: Augusta Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1719-1772


Great GrandFather: Frederick Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg II Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1676-1732


Great x 2 GrandFather: Frederick Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg I Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1646-1691


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ernest "The Pious" Saxe-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Gotha 1601-1675


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elisabeth Sophie Saxe-Altenburg Duchess Saxe-Gotha


Great x 2 GrandMother: Magdalena Sibylle Saxe-Weissenfels Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg


Great GrandMother: Magdalena Augusta Anhalt-Zerbst Anhaltzerbst Duchess Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg


Mother: Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807


GrandFather: Edward Walpole 1706-1784


Great GrandFather: Robert Walpole Prime Minister 1st Earl Orford 1676-1745


Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Walpole 1650-1700