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Caroline Elizabeth Hanover

  • Born: 30 May 1713
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: 28 Dec 1757 at age 44

  General Notes:

The Princess Caroline Elizabeth (30 May 1713 \endash 28 December 1757) was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth child and third daughter of George II.

Early life

Princess Caroline Elizabeth was born in Hanover, Germany. Her father was The Hereditary Prince of Hanover, the eldest son of The Elector of Hanover . Her mother was Caroline of Ansbach, daughter of Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. As a granddaughter of the Elector of Hanover, she was styled HSH Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Hanover at birth, rather than of Cambridge, the designation available to her through her father's British royal dukedom. Under the Act of Settlement 1701, she was 7th in the line of succession to the British throne.

Great Britain

In 1714, Queen Anne died, and Caroline's grandfather became George I and her father Prince of Wales. Caroline moved with her parents to Great Britain, and resided at St James's Palace, London. She was now styled as a Princess of Great Britain, and was known as HRH Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Wales, and later HRH The Princess Caroline Elizabeth when her father succeeded as George II in 1727.

Later life

Princess Caroline Elizabeth died, unmarried and childless, on 28 December 1757, aged 44, at St James's Palace. She was buried at Westminster Abbey.

Caroline married.

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