Biography of William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland

Timeline

On 26 Apr 1721 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland was born to George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland and Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England.

In 1723 Michael Dahl was requested by George Louis I King Great Britain and IrelandTo paint the portrait of the two year old William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland. Dahl's refusal, it being beneath his dignity, resulted in his not being appointed the new court painter, and not being knighted. .

On 27 Jul 1726 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland was created 1st Duke Cumberland (3C 1726).

In 1730 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland was appointed 546th Knight Garter: George II.

Around 1730 William Aikman. Portrait of Dorothy Savile Countess Burlington and her son William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland.

Around 1730 William Aikman 1682-1731. Portrait of Dorothy Savile Countess Burlington 1699-1758 and her son William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765.

On 16 Apr 1746 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland commanded at Culloden during the Battle of Culloden: England.

On 31 Oct 1765 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland died.

On 10 Nov 1765 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland was buried at Henry VII Chapel.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Hanover

Descendants Family Trees:

James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

George Louis I King Great Britain and Ireland

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 26 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 23 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Son of George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 3 Grand Son of James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

Kings Franks: Great x 17 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son of Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland Son George Louis I King Great Britain and Ireland

GrandFather: George Louis I King Great Britain and Ireland Great Grandson James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

Great GrandFather: Ernest Augustus Hanover Elector Brunswick-Lüneburg

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg

Great GrandMother: Sophia Palatinate-Simmern Granddaughter James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

Great x 2 GrandFather: Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine

Great x 3 GrandFather: Frederick Palatinate-Simmern IV Elector Palatine Rhine

Great x 3 GrandMother: Louise Juliana Orange-Nassau Elector Palatine Rhine

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Stewart Queen Bohemia Daughter James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland

Great x 3 GrandFather: James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland Great x 2 Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland

GrandMother: Sophia Dorothea Hanover Queen Consort England

Great GrandFather: George Wilhelm Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg

Great x 2 GrandFather: George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg

Great GrandMother: Eleonore Esmier D'Olbreuse Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg

Mother: Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England

GrandFather: John Frederick Hohenzollern

Great GrandFather: Albert Hohenzollern

Great x 2 GrandFather: Joachim Ernst Hohenzollern

Great x 3 GrandFather: John George Hohenzollern