Biography of William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: /Germany/Families/Hanover[Paternal_Family_Tree].html#William_Hanover_1st_Duke_Cumberland_1721-1765

Descendants Family Trees:

James VI King Scotland

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

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

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of Henry VII King England and Ireland

Kings Scotland: Great x 3 Grand Son of James VI King Scotland

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

Kings France: Great x 11 Grand Son of Charles V King France

Timeline

On 26 Apr 1721 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 was born to George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760 and Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England 1683-1737

In 1723 Michael Dahl 1659-1743Was requested by George Louis I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727To paint the portrait of the two year old William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765. 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 1721-1765 was created 1st Duke Cumberland (3C 1726)

In 1730 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 was appointed 546th Knight Garter: George II

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 1721-1765 commanded at Culloden during the Battle of Culloden: England

On 31 Oct 1765 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 died

On 10 Nov 1765 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey, Westminster

Ancestry

Father: /Germany/People/George_Augustus_II_King_Great_Britain_and_Ireland_1683-1760.html

GrandFather: /Germany/People/George_Louis_I_King_Great_Britain_and_Ireland_1660-1727.html

Great GrandFather: /Germany/Families/Hanover[Paternal_Family_Tree].html#Ernest_Augustus_Hanover_Elector_Brunswick-Lüneburg_1629-1698

Great Great GrandFather: /Germany/Families/Hanover[Paternal_Family_Tree].html#George_Hanover_Duke_Brunswick-Lüneburg_1582-1641

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess

Great GrandMother: Sophia Palatinate-Simmern

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

Great Great GrandMother: /Scotland/Families/Stewart[SPFT].html#Elizabeth_Stewart_1596-1662

GrandMother: /Germany/People/Sophia_Dorothea_Hanover_Queen_Consort_England_1666-1726.html

Great GrandFather: /Germany/Families/Hanover[Paternal_Family_Tree].html#George_Wilhelm_Hanover_Duke_Brunswick-Lüneburg_1624-1705

Great Great GrandFather: /Germany/Families/Hanover[Paternal_Family_Tree].html#George_Hanover_Duke_Brunswick-Lüneburg_1582-1641

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess

Great GrandMother: Eleonore Esmier D'Olbreuse Duchess

Mother: Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England

GrandFather: John Frederick Hohenzollern

Great GrandFather: Albert Hohenzollern

Great Great GrandFather: Joachim Ernst Hohenzollern