One of the minor royals in the line that made Mary of Teck, wife of George V of the United Kingdom, one generation closer to George III than her husband was.


Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, Prince, was born 24 February 1774 to George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) and died 8 July 1850 of unspecified causes. He married Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889) 7 May 1818 . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Rurik (c832-879), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, the United States.


Offspring of Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge and Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904)
Augusta of Cambridge (1822-1916)
Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897) 27 November 1833 Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany 27 October 1897 White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Franz von Teck (1837-1900)

Common ancestors of Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) and Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889)

  1. Albrecht II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1620-1667)
  2. Eleonore Erdmuthe Luise von Sachsen-Eisenach (1662-1696)
  3. Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)
  4. Georg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1624-1705)
  5. George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
  6. George II of Great Britain (1683-1760)
  7. Johann Friedrich von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1654-1686)
  8. Johann Georg I. von Sachsen-Eisenach (1634-1686)
  9. Johannetta von Sayn-Wittgenstein (1626-1701)
  10. Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
  11. Sophie Margarete zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1634-1664)
  12. Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)
  13. Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)
  14. Éléonore Marie d'Esmier d'Olbreuse (1639-1722)

second cousin

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926)

Footnotes (including sources)

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  Robin Patterson