Charlotte of the United Kingdom

Born Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, designated Princess Royal of the United Kingdom in 1789.

Named for her mother, her paternal grandmother Augusta, Dowager Princess of Wales (born Princess of Saxe-Gotha), and her aunt and godmother Princess Caroline Matilda. Called "Royal" by her family.

Daughter of George III. King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and his wife Sophie Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 29. Sep 1766

Baptized: St. James’ Palace, London 27. Oct 1766


Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’ Palace, London 18. May 1797 Hereditary Prince Friedrich of Württemberg, the future King Friedrich I. of Württemberg (1754-1816), son of Friedrich II. Eugen, Duke of Württemberg (1732-1797) and Friederike Dorothea Sophie, Princess of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736-1798)

Issue: Stillborn daughter (1798)

Died: Ludwigsburg Palace, Wurttemberg 6. Oct 1828 from pleuresy

Buried: Ludwigsburg Palace

Source: Flora Fraser: „Princesses. The Six Daughters of George III“, Alfred A. Knopf, New York 2005; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page