King George I

Collection by Jane Godman


George I was born March 28, 1660, son of Ernest, Elector of Hanover and Sophia, granddaughter of James I. He was raised in the court of Hanover, and married Sophia, Princess of Celle, in 1682. The marriage produced one son (the future George II) and one daughter (Sophia Dorothea, who married her cousin, Frederick William I, King of Prussia). After ruling England for thirteen years, George I died of a stroke on a journey to Hanover on October 11, 1727.

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Royal House of Hanover Family Tree from King George I - to Edward VII - British Royal Family Tree, Royal Family Trees, British Royal Families, Uk History, European History, British History, Family History, History Photos, Genealogy Chart
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House of Hanover Family Tree

Royal House of Hanover Family Tree from King George I (1714 - 1727) to Edward VII (1901 - 1910).

'Queen Mary II' by Jan Verkolje. Mary ruled England jointly alongside her husband William III, after they overthrew her catholic father, James II. Her sister Anne succeeded Mary and William after their respective deaths in 1694 and Queen Mary Ii, Mary Queen Of Scots, Queen Anne, King William, William And Mary, Uk History, British History, French History, House Of Stuart
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Mary II of England

English Monarchs: A complete history of the Kings and Queens of England, from Saxons in the to the Windsors of the present day. Adele, Stuart Dynasty, King George I, House Of Stuart, English Monarchs, James Francis, Archaeology News, Plantagenet, Queen Of England
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The House of Hanover.

The House of Hanover.

"Anne Plantagenet, Anne of York (November 1475 - November was the seventh child and fifth daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.My gr-grandmother." This is Queen Anne (Stuart) of Great Britain, not anybody's great grandmother, sadly for her. Belle Epoque, Die Renaissance, Pretty Woman Costume, House Of Stuart, Wars Of The Roses, Plantagenet, Queen Of England, English Royalty, National Portrait Gallery
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Queen Anne

Key facts about Queen Anne who was born February 6, 1665, reigned (1702 - 1714) including biography, historical timeline and links to the British royal family tree.

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Jacobite rising of 1715

Electress Sophia, Princess Palatine, Consort of Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover ~ Mother of George I ~ painted by Gerard van Honthorst Roi George, King George I, King Charles, Charlotte, Sophia Of Hanover, British Line Of Succession, House Of Stuart, Ernst August, Winter Princess
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Sophia of Hanover

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Electorate of Hanover

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Elector of Hanover was the wife of Sophia of Hanover and the father of George I of Great Britain. Roi George, King George I, George Duke, Sophia Of Hanover, Hanoverian Kings, House Of Stuart, Ernst August, Great Fire Of London, Princess Sophia

Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover

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George I (George Louis; 28 May 1660 – 11 June was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 until his death, and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) in the Holy Roman Empire from Adele, King George I, English Monarchs, George Alexander Louis, Queen Of England, Elisabeth, National Portrait Gallery, British History, Uk History
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The Reconstruction of the Hanoverian Royal Palace of Herrenhausen

Schloss Herrerenhausen / The Palace of Herrenhausen, Hannover, from a coloured Photochrom print circa 1890-1900 [Source : Library of Congress] Late autumn 2012 will mark an interesting event with an intriguing historical link to the British Royal Family, the completion of the rebuilding (externally at least) of the old Hanoverian Royal Summer Palace of Herrenhausen in Hannover [English spelling Hanover], Germany. But why a link to the British Royal family? Well first a simple history…

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Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg, duchess of Kendal and mistress of George I of Great Britain History Of England, Uk History, European History, South Sea Company, King George I, Frederick William, King Of Prussia, Royal King, First Daughter
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The King’s Mistress: The True and Scandalous Story of the Woman Who Stole the Heart of George I by Claudia Gold

When Ehrengard Melusine von der Schulenburg, the subject of this biography, began her affair with a minor German princeling in 1690, the court ­gossips felt that she could have done better. But as

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