Amelia of Great Britain

“A parcel of old maids” – The daughters of George III

This article was written by Eleanor. George III is, perhaps, one of England’s most well-known of monarchs – the famously “Mad King George” who lost America. However, less well-known are the intricacies of his family life, particularly with regards to his six daughters. King George’s feuds with and dislike of his sons, particularly his heir [read more]

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Amelia of Great Britain

The Princesses of Cambridge

The first two creations of the Dukedom of Cambridge were for the sons of the future James II and his first wife, Anne Hyde. Both boys died young and thus never had children themselves. The third creation was for the future George II, who was styled as Duke and Marquess of Cambridge from 9 November [read more]