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George III, daughters of (act. 1766–1857)

A. W. Purdue

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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George III, daughters of (act. 1766–1857), were born over a period of seventeen years to George III (1738–1820) and Queen Charlotte (1744–1818). The six daughters in the family of fifteen children lived predominantly secluded and undistinguished lives; the reluctance of their parents to allow them to marry denied them even the dynastic significance generally accorded to the daughters of royal houses....

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Subjects: British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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