Charlotte, Princess Royal

Charlotte, Princess Royal

Born Sep 29, 1766

The Princess Charlotte, Princess Royal was a member of the British Royal Family, the eldest daughter of George III. She was later the Queen Consort of Frederick of Württemberg. Charlotte was the third holder of the title Princess Royal.

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She was christened on 27 October 1766 at St James's Palace, by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Secker, and her godparents were her paternal uncle and aunt, King Christian VII of Denmark and his wife, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (for whom the Duke of Portland, Lord Chamberlain, and the Dowager Countess of Effingham, stood proxy, respectively) and her paternal aunt, Princess Louisa. … Read More
1768 1 Year Old Like all of her siblings, Charlotte was inoculated—in her case, in December 1768 along with her brother William. … Read More
1769 2 Years Old In late 1769, she and the Prince of Wales were once again displayed, this time to the public in a "junior drawing room" in St. James' Palace. … Read More
1770 3 Years Old In 1770, the cluster of the three eldest princesses was completed with the birth of Princess Elizabeth, the seventh child. … Read More


1797 30 Years Old On 18 May 1797, the Princess Royal was married at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, London to The Hereditary Prince Frederick of Württemberg, the eldest son and heir apparent of Duke Frederick II Eugene of Württemberg and his wife, Margravine Sophia Dorothea of Brandenburg-Schwedt. … Read More
1798 31 Years Old The marriage between Duke Frederick and the Princess Royal produced one child: a stillborn daughter on 27 April 1798. … Read More
1803 36 Years Old He assumed the title Elector of Württemberg on 25 February 1803. … Read More
1806 39 Years Old Electress Charlotte became queen when her husband formally ascended the throne on 1 January 1806 and was crowned as such on the same day at Stuttgart, Germany. … Read More


1819 52 Years Old She was a godmother (by proxy) at the christening of her niece, Princess Victoria of Kent (the future Queen Victoria), in 1819.


1827 60 Years Old In 1827, she returned to Britain for the first time since her wedding in 1797 in order to have surgery for dropsy. … Read More
1828 62 Years Old Died on October 5, 1828.
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