charlotte princess royal
Charlotte Princess Royal

Royal Wedding Recollections – Charlotte, Princess Royal & Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Württemberg

Charlotte, Princess Royal, was the eldest daughter of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was the only one of their daughters to make a timely marriage; the others remained unmarried or were married so late in life that they could no longer have children. On 18 May 1797, Charlotte married Frederick, Hereditary Prince [read more]

Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis
Auguste of Württemberg

Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis – The flaunting co-regent

Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis was born on 11 August 1706 as the daughter of Anselm Franz, 2nd Prince of Thurn and Taxis and his wife Maria Ludovika Anna Franziska, Princess of Lobkowicz. She grew up in the Austrian Netherlands until the family moved back to Frankfurt. She married Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental (later Duke of Württemberg) [read more]

Johanna Elisabeth of Baden-Durlach

Johanna Elisabeth of Baden-Durlach and the Grävenitz affair

Johanna Elisabeth of Baden-Durlach was born on 3 October 1680 as the daughter of Frederick VII Magnus, Margrave of Baden-Durlach and his wife Auguste Marie of Holstein-Gottorp. In 1697, she married Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg. Her new husband had little interest in his new wife, he reportedly only married her to bring her attractive lady-in-waiting to court. Johanna [read more]