Maria Walpole

Maria Walpole

Illegitimate daughter of Sir Edward Walpole (1706-1784), younger son of Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford (1676-1745), by his mistress Dorothy Clement.

Born: St. James‘, Westminster, London 10. Jul 1736


  1. 15. May 1759 James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave (1715-1763), son of James Waldegrave, 1st Earl Waldegrave (1684-1741) by his wife Mary Webbe (d. 1719).

  2. Pall Mall, London 6. Sep 1766 Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1743-1805), son of Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-1751) and his wife Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Gotha (1719-1772).

Issue of first marriage:

Issue of second marriage:

Died: Oxford Lodge, Brompton, London 22. Aug 1807

Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008;