Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom

Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom

Born May 22, 1770

The Princess Elizabeth was a member of the British Royal Family, the seventh child and third daughter of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. After marrying the Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, Frederick VI, she took permanent residence in Germany under the title Landgravine.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom.


The Princess Elizabeth was born at Buckingham House, London on 22 May 1770. … Read More
1772 2 Years Old …  Any such marriage would have been null and void under the Royal Marriages Act 1772, but several of Elizabeth's brothers contracted similar alliances with commoners before marrying German princesses later in life. … Read More


1788 18 Years Old It is alleged that Princess Elizabeth went through a form of marriage with George Ramus (1747–1808) and bore him a daughter, Eliza, in 1788.


1808 38 Years Old In 1808 Elizabeth was reluctantly obliged to decline a proposal from the exiled Duke of Orléans (later King of the French as Louis Philippe I) due to his Catholicism and her mother's opposition.


1814 44 Years Old During a ball in the British royal court in 1814 Elizabeth got to know the German Prince Frederick of Hesse-Homburg.
1818 48 Years Old When Elizabeth saw the Austrian officer in his elegant Hussar's uniform, she is supposed to have said: "If he is single, I will marry him!" Against all resistance the wedding took place on 7 April 1818 in the private chapel in Buckingham Palace in Westminster. … Read More


1840 70 Years Old She died on 10 January 1840 at age 69 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany. … Read More
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