Mary of Great Britain was born 22 February 1723 in Leicester House, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom to George II of Great Britain (1683-1760) and Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737) and died 14 January 1772 in Hanau, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785) 19 May 1740 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany. 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), Rurik (c832-879), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.


Offspring of Mary of Great Britain and Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Wilhelm von Hessen-Kassel (1741-1742)
Wilhelm I. von Hessen-Kassel (1743-1821) 3 June 1743 Kassel, Hesse, Germany 27 February 1821 Kassel, Hesse, Germany Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark (1747-1820)

Karl von Hessen-Kassel (1744-1836) 19 December 1744 Kassel, Hesse, Germany 17 August 1836 Louisenlund, Güby, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Luise of Denmark (1750-1831)

Friedrich III. von Hessen-Kassel und Rumpenheim (1747-1837) 11 September 1747 20 May 1837 Caroline Polyxene von Nassau-Usingen (1762-1823)

Common ancestors of Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772) and Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785)

  1. Dorothea Maria von Anhalt (1574-1617)
  2. Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)
  3. Eleonore Dorothea von Anhalt-Dessau (1602-1664)
  4. Friedrich IV. von der Pfalz (1574-1610)
  5. Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)
  6. Johann von Sachsen-Weimar (1570-1605)
  7. Louise Juliana van Nassau (1576-1644)
  8. Wilhelm IV. von Sachsen-Weimar (1598-1662)

Namesakes of Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)Leicester House, Westminster, London, England, United KingdomHanau, Hesse, GermanyGeorge II of Great Britain (1683-1760)Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785)
Mary of the United Kingdom (1776-1857)Buckingham House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomGloucester House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834)
Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897)Hanover, Lower Saxony, GermanyWhite Lodge, Richmond Park, London, Middlesex, England, United KingdomAdolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850)Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889)Franz von Teck (1837-1900)

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