Princess Augusta of Great Britain
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Princess Augusta of Great Britain

Elder + Queen Consort
Female
Born Aug 31, 1737
Hometown St James's Palace
Died Mar 23, 1813
Death Place Hanover Square, L...

Princess Augusta Frederica of Wales was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George II and only elder sibling of George III. She later married into the Ducal House of Brunswick, of which she was already a member. Her daughter Caroline of Brunswick was the Queen consort of George IV.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1737 Birth Born on July 31, 1737.

TWENTIES

1761 23 Years Old She was born second in the line of succession. Augusta was given a careful education and the negotiations about her marriage begun in 1761.
1764 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On 16 January 1764, Augusta married Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, at the Chapel Royal of St James's Palace.

THIRTIES

1768 30 Years Old When the palace was finished in 1768, Augusta moved there permanently. … Read More
1773 35 Years Old Augusta rarely appeared at the court of Braunschweig because of the dominance of her mother-in-law. When Charles became regent in 1773, her mother-in-law left the court and Augusta filled the position of first lady in the court ceremonies of Brunswick, although she often took short holidays to her personal palace Richmond.

FORTIES

1780 42 Years Old In 1780, Charles, already regent for his father, became sovereign duke, and Augusta became duchess consort.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1799 61 Years Old The Swedish Princess Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte described her, as well as her family, at the time of her visit in August, 1799: Our cousin the Duke arrived immediately the next morning. … Read More
1807 69 Years Old …  The Duchess of Brunswick remained here, with her niece, Princess Louise Augusta, daughter of her sister Queen Caroline Mathilde of Denmark, until her brother, George III finally relented, in September 1807, and allowed her to move to London. … Read More
1813 76 Years Old The Duchess of Brunswick lived out her days in Blackheath and died, in 1813, aged 75. … Read More
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