John of the United Kingdom

Prince John Charles Francis of the United Kingdom

Son of George V. King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936) and his wife Mary, Princess of Teck (1867-1953)

Born: York Cottage, Sandrinham Estate, Norfolk 12. Jul 1905

Christened: St. Mary Magdalen Church, Sandringham 3. Aug 1905


Prince John had epilepsy and was largely hidden from the public.

Died: Wood Farm, Sandringham 18. Jan 1919 after suffering a severe epileptic seizure.

Buried: St. Mary Magdalen Church, Sandringham



Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten II, Vol XVII 2004; Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008;  for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page