Princess Charlotte of Wales

British princess (1796-1817); only child of George, Prince of Wales (later King George IV), and Caroline of Brunswick

Princess Charlotte of Wales (7 January 1796 – 6 November 1817) was the daughter of George IV, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and his wife, Caroline of Brunswick. She was their only child.

Princess Charlotte
Charlotte Augusta of Wales.jpg
Portrait by George Dawe, 1817
Born(1796-01-07)7 January 1796
Carlton House, London, England
Died6 November 1817(1817-11-06) (aged 21)
Claremont House, Surrey, England
Burial19 November 1817
Spouse
Full name
Charlotte Augusta
HouseHanover
FatherGeorge IV of the United Kingdom
MotherCaroline of Brunswick
SignaturePrincess Charlotte's signature

Charlotte was born in London on 7 January 1796.[1] On 2 May 1816, she married Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, who later became Leopold I of Belgium. On 5 November 1817, she gave birth to a stillborn boy. On 6 November 1817, she died from complications of the birth.

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Princess Charlotte of Wales". Royal Collection Trust. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  2. Louda, Jiří; Maclagan, Michael (1999) [1981]. Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe (2nd ed.). London: Little, Brown. p. 30. ISBN 978-0-316-84820-6.
  3. Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans [Genealogy up to the fourth degree inclusive of all the Kings and Princes of sovereign houses of Europe currently living] (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. pp. 5, 53.

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