Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt

Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz – Fighting the monster

A young Princess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 10 March 1776 as the daughter of Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Landgravine Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt. Louise was particularly close to her younger sister Frederica. She also had two elder sisters, Charlotte and Therese, and one younger brother who survived to adulthood. Her mother died when Louise was just [read more]

Therese of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Therese of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s love affair

Therese of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 5 April 1773. She was born the daughter of Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt and she was a niece of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz who was Queen consort of Great Britain. Friederike died from complications of childbirth after giving birth to her tenth child, a [read more]