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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House of Hanover Family Tree

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

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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.

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, National Portrait Gallery, British History, Uk History, European History

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…

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, Mistress, First Daughter

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