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Biography of William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805

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On 25 Nov 1743 William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 was born to Frederick Louis Hanover Prince of Wales 1707-1751 (36) and Augusta Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1719-1772 (23) .

On 31 Mar 1751 Frederick Louis Hanover Prince of Wales 1707-1751 (44) died at Leicester House, Leicester Square, Westminster .

In 1762 William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (18) was appointed 580th Knight Garter: George III .

On 12 Nov 1764 Edward Ligonier 1st Earl Ligonier 1740-1782 (24) was appointed Grrom of the Bedchamber to William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (20) .

On 19 Nov 1764 William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (20) was created 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh and 1st Earl Connaught .

In 1766 William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (22) and Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807 (29) were married at Pall Mall, St James', Westminster . Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807 (29) by marriage Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh .

On 08 Feb 1772 Augusta Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1719-1772 (52) died at Cartlon House, St James', Westminster

On 29 May 1773 Sophia Hanover 1773-1844 was born to William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (29) and Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807 (36) at Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, Westminster .

On 24 Jun 1774 Caroline Hanover 1774-1775 was born to William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (30) and Maria Walpole Duchess Gloucester and Edinburgh 1736-1807 (37) at Gloucester House, Piccadilly, Westminster .

In 1775 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 (47) . Portrait of William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (31) .

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.

On 06 Jan 1782 Louisa Maria La Coast Hanover 1782-1835 was born illegitimately to William Henry Hanover 1st Duke Gloucester and Edinburgh 1743-1805 (38) and Almeria Carpenter 1745-1809 (37) at Esher, Surrey .

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 .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Hanover

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 27 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 18 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 19 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

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

Kings Scotland: Great x 4 Grand Son of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 11 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422

Ancestry

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


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


Great 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 2 GrandFather: Ernest Augustus Hanover Elector Brunswick-Lüneburg 1629-1698


Great x 3 GrandFather: George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1582-1641


Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg


Great x 2 GrandMother: Sophia Palatinate-Simmern 1630-1714 Granddaughter of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625


Great x 3 GrandFather: Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine 1596-1632 Great x 14 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia 1596-1662 Daughter of James VI King Scotland I King England Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625


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


Great x 2 GrandFather: George Wilhelm Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1624-1705


Great x 3 GrandFather: George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1582-1641


Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleonore Esmier D'Olbreuse Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg


GrandMother: Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England 1683-1737


Great GrandFather: John Frederick Hohenzollern 1654-1686


Great x 2 GrandFather: Albert Hohenzollern 1620-1667


Great x 3 GrandFather: Joachim Ernst Hohenzollern 1583-1625


Mother: Augusta Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg 1719-1772


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


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


Great x 2 GrandFather: Ernest "The Pious" Saxe-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Gotha 1601-1675


Great x 3 GrandFather: Johann Wettin II Duke Saxe-Weimar 1570-1605


Great x 3 GrandMother: Dorothea Maria Anhalt


Great x 2 GrandMother: Elisabeth Sophie Saxe-Altenburg Duchess Saxe-Gotha


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


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