Prince John

Full name: John Charles Francis Born: 12th July 1905, York Cottage, Sandringham Son of King George V and Mary of Teck Died: 18th January 1919, Wood Farm, Sandringham Buried: St. Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham History has forgotten the youngest child of George V and Queen Mary, and would have been Uncle to our current Queen.... Continue Reading →

Matilda of Flanders

Born: c. 1031, Flanders Daughter of Count Baldwin of Flanders and his wife, Adela Married: William of Normandy (Conqueror) c. 1051 Reign as Queen Consort of England: 1066 - 1083 Died: 3rd November 1083, Normandy Burial: Abbey aux Dames, Normandy Queen Consort to William the Conqueror, Matilda's life was anything but ordinary. At only 16-years-old,... Continue Reading →

George II

Full name: George Augustus Born: 10th November 1683, Hanover, Germany Son of George I of Great Britain and Sophia Dorothea of Celle Married Caroline of Ansbach, 1705 Reign: June 1727 - October 1760 Death: 25th October 1760 Burial: 11th November 1760, Westminster Abbey George II was a king of lasts. He was the last British... Continue Reading →

Alfred the Great

Born: 848/49, Wantage, Berkshire Son of Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and Osburh Married Ealhswith, 868 Died: 26th October 899 Burial: Hyde Abbey, Winchester, Hampshire, c.1100 To have gained a name like 'Alfred the Great', you have to have made a big impact during your life time, and Alfred certainly did. He was a natural leader... Continue Reading →

Princess Feodora of Leiningen

Full name: Anna Feodora Auguste Charlotte Wilhelmine Born: 7th December 1807, Amorbach, Bavaria Daughter of Emich Carl, Prince of Leiningen and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld Married: Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, 1828 Died: 23rd September 1872, Baden-Baden Many accounts of Queen Victoria imply she was an only child owing to her lonely childhood at Kensington... Continue Reading →

Anne of Bohemia

Born: 11th May 1366, Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia Daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Elizabeth of Pomerania Married: Richard II of England, 20th January 1382, Westminster Abbey Died: 7th June, 1394 Sheen Palace Burial: 3rd August, 1394, Westminster Abbey The death of Edward the Black Prince in 1376 greatly knocked the English monarchy.... Continue Reading →

Princess Charlotte of Wales

Full name: Charlotte Augusta Born: 7th January 1796, Carlton House London Daughter of George IV and Caroline of Brunswick Married: Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld Died: 6th November 1817, Claremont House, Surrey Buried: 19th November 1817, St George's Chapel, Windsor Princess Charlotte has been forgotten in British royal history owing to her untimely death at only... Continue Reading →

Richard the Lionheart

Richard I Born: 8th September 1157, Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England Son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine Married: Berengaria of Navarre, 1191, Chapel of St. George at Limassol, Cyprus Reign: 1189-1199 Died: 6th April 1199, Châlus, Duchy of Aquitaine King Richard I, better known as Richard the Lionheart owing to his military prowess and success in... Continue Reading →

George of Denmark

Full name:  George of Denmark and Norway, Duke of Cumberland Born: 2nd April 1653, Copenhagen Castle Son of  Frederick III of Denmark and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Married Queen Anne of Great Britain, 1683 Died: 28th October 1708, Kensington Palace Buried: 13th November 1708, Westminster Abbey George is not well known in British history, despite... Continue Reading →

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