Augusta of Great Britain and Ireland

Augusta Frederica, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland

Daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-1751) and his wife Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Gotha (1719-1772)

Born: St. James’s Palace, London 31. Aug 1737

Baptised: St. James’s Palace 9. Sep 1737

Godparents: her grandfather, King George II. of Great Britain and her grandmothers, Queen Caroline of Great Britain and Magdalena Augusta Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace 16. Jan 1764 Karl II Duke of Brunswick (1735-1806), son of Karl I. Duke of Brunswick (1713-1780) and his wife Philippine Charlotte, Princess of Prussia (1716-1801)


Died: Hanover Square, London 23. Mar 1813

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor



Source: Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; for christening and godparents see Yvonne's Royalty Home Page