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Adelaide [Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen] (1792-1849), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, consort of William IV

Ellen Mary Clerke and A. W. Purdue

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/162

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Adelaide [Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen] (1792-1849), queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, consort of William IV, was the eldest child of George Frederick Charles, duke of Saxe-Meiningen (d. 1803), and Louisa Eleanora (d. 1837), daughter of Christian Albert, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. She was born on 13 ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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