Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Great Britain

British Royalty
House of Hanover

George I
Children
   George II
   Princess Sophia Dorothea
George II
Children
   Prince Frederick
   Princess Anne
   Princess Amelia Sophia
   Princess Caroline Elizabeth
   Prince William
   Princess Mary
   Princess Louise
Grandchildren
   Princess Augusta Charlotte
   George III
   Prince Edward Augustus
   Princess Elizabeth Caroline
   Prince William Henry
   Prince Henry
   Princess Caroline Matilda
Great Grandchildren
   Princess Sophia
   Prince William
George III
Children
   George IV
   Prince Frederick
   William IV
   Princess Charlotte
   Prince Edward Augustus
   Princess Augusta Sophia
   Princess Elizabeth
   Ernest Augustus I of Hanover
   Prince Augustus Frederick
   Prince Adolphus
   Princess Mary
   Princess Sophia
   Princess Amelia
Grandchildren
   Princess Charlotte
   Princess Elizabeth
   Victoria
   George V, King of Hanover
   Prince George
   Princess Augusta
   Princess Mary Adelaide
George IV
Children
   Princess Charlotte
William IV
   Princess Charlotte
   Princess Elizabeth
Victoria

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

Early life

Princess Caroline Elizabeth was born in Hanover, Germany. Her father was The Hereditary Prince of Brunswick-L√ľneburg (later King George II), the eldest son of The Elector of Hanover (later King George I). 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 Her Serene Highness Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Hanover at birth. Under the Act of Settlement 1701, she was 7th in the line of succession to the British throne.

Princess of Great Britain

In 1714, Queen Anne of Great Britain died, and Caroline's grandfather became King George I and her father became 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 Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Wales, and later The Princess Caroline Elizabeth when her father succeeded as King George II in 1727.

Princess Caroline Elizabeth never married, and had no issue.

She died on 28 December 1757 aged 44 at St James's Palace. She was buried at Westminster Abbey.

Titles, Styles, Honours & Arms

Titles

  • 1713-1714: Her Serene Highness Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Hanover
  • 1714: Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Cornwall
  • 1714-1727: Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Wales
  • 1727-1757: Her Royal Highness The Princess Caroline Elizabeth

 

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