Elizabeth of the United Kingdom

Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom. Named for her maternal grandmother Elisabeth Albertine, Duchess of MEcklenburg-Strelitz, born Princess of Saxe-Hildburghausen and called "Eliza" by her family.

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

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 22. May 1770

Christened: St. James’s Palace, London 17. Jun 1770


Married: Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace 7. Apr 1818 Friedrich, Prince of Hesse-Homburg, who succeeded as Friedrich VI. Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg in 1820 (1769-1829), son of Friedrich V. Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1748-1820) and his wife Karoline, Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt (1746-1821)

No issue

Died: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse 10. Jan 1840

Buried: Mausoleum of the Landgraves of Hesse-Homburg, Schloss Homburg



Source:  Flora Fraser: „Princesses. The Six Daughters of George III“, Alfred A. Knopf, New York 2005; Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. III/1, 1983, Verlag J. A. Stargaardt; for christening see Yvonne Demoskoff: Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page http://users.uniserve.com/~canyon/index.htm