Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (updated)

Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (updated)

Alison Weir

Language: English

Pages: 400

ISBN: 009953973X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

A unique book on Britain’s royal families by this well established popular historian.

Britain’s Royal Families is a unique reference book providing, for the first time in one volume, complete genealogical details of all members of the royal houses of England, Scotland and Great Britain from 800AD to the present. Drawing on countless authorities, both ancient and modern, Alison Weir explores the royal family tree in unprecedented depth and provides a comprehensive guide to the heritage of today’s royal family.

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Research each person individually, cross-checking the facts where possible from alternative sources, and re-checking against new works as they were published. I have used original, contemporary sources for verification wherever possible. The result is Britain’s Royal Families, which I am convinced will prove an invaluable aid to the student of royal history, and will provide much of interest for even the most casual of royalty watchers. Alison Weir London, 1989 CHAPTER ONE The Saxon and.

Love, to marry a twice-divorced woman. That event shook the throne, and it was only the dedication and devotion to duty of King George VI and the late Queen Mother that restored its prestige. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has maintained that tradition; as a sovereign reigning in an age that has seen great changes in the moral and social climate, she continues to embody all the domestic, and now sometimes unfashionable, virtues that made Queen Victoria so successful a monarch; yet, unlike.

Henry Clifford, Earl of Cumberland (1517–1570), and had issue. Mary died on 25 June, 1533, at Westhorpe Hall, Suffolk, and was buried in the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; her remains were later removed to St Mary’s Church, Bury St Edmunds. 6 Edmund He was born on 21 February, 1499, at Greenwich Palace, Kent; he was perhaps styled Duke of Somerset from birth, but was never formally so created. He died on 19 June, 1500, at the Old Palace, Hatfield, Herts., and was buried in Westminster.

Frederick V, King of Denmark and Norway (1723–1766), by proxy on 27 or 30 October, 1743, at Hanover, Germany, and in person on 11 December, 1743, at Altona, near Hamburg, Germany and had issue: 1 Christian (1745–1747). 2 Sophia Magdalena (1746–1813); she married Gustavus III, King of Sweden (1746–1792), and had issue. 3 Wilhelmina Caroline (1747–1820); she married William I, Elector of Hesse-Cassel (son of Mary, daughter of George II – above) (1747–1821), and had issue. 4 Christian VII, King.

(1912–killed 1936). 3 Ataulfo Alejando Isabelo Carlos (b.1913). Beatrice died on 13 July, 1966, at Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain. 5 Helena Augusta Victoria She was born on 23 or 25 May, 1846, at Buckingham Palace. She married Christian, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1831–1917), on 5 July, 1866, at the Private Chapel, Windsor Castle, and had issue: 1 Christian Victor Albert Louis Ernest Anthony (1867–1900). 2 Albert John Charles Frederick Alfred George, Duke of.

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