Biography of William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Hanover

EVENTS

On 26 Apr 1721 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 was born to George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760 (37) and Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England 1683-1737 (38)

In 1723 Michael Dahl 1659-1743 (64) was requested by George Louis I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 (62) to paint the portrait of the two year old William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 (1) . 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 (5) was created 1st Duke Cumberland (3C 1726)

In 1730 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 (8) was appointed 546th Knight Garter: George II

Around 1730. William Aikman 1682-1731 (47) . Portrait of Dorothy Savile Countess Burlington 1699-1758 (31) . and her son William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 (8) .

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On 16 Apr 1746 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 (24) commanded at Culloden during the Battle of Culloden: England

On 31 Oct 1765 William Hanover 1st Duke Cumberland 1721-1765 (44) died

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

ANCESTRY

Father: George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760

GrandFather: George Louis I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727

1G GrandFather: Ernest Augustus Hanover Elector Brunswick-Lüneburg 1629-1698

2G GrandFather: George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1582-1641

2G GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg

1G GrandMother: Sophia Palatinate-Simmern 1630-1714

2G GrandFather: Frederick Palatinate-Simmern V Elector Palatine Rhine 1596-1632

3G GrandFather: Frederick Palatinate-Simmern IV Elector Palatine Rhine 1574-1610

4G GrandFather: Louis Palatinate-Simmern VI Elector Palatine Rhine 1539-1583

3G GrandMother: Louise Juliana Orange-Nassau Elector Palatine Rhine 1576-1644

4G GrandFather: William "The Silent" Orange-Nassau I Prince Orange 1533-1584

4G GrandMother: Charlotte Bourbon Princess Orange

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Stewart 1596-1662

3G GrandFather: James VI King Scotland, I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1566-1625

4G GrandFather: Henry "Lord Darnley" Stewart 1545-1567

4G GrandMother: Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587

3G GrandMother: Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland 1574-1619

4G GrandFather: Frederick II King Denmark 1534-1588

GrandMother: Sophia Dorothea Hanover Queen Consort England 1666-1726

1G GrandFather: George Wilhelm Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1624-1705

2G GrandFather: George Hanover Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg 1582-1641

2G GrandMother: Anne Eleonore Hesse-Darmstadt Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg

1G GrandMother: Eleonore Esmier D'Olbreuse Duchess Brunswick-Lüneburg

Mother: Caroline Hohenzollern Queen Consort England 1683-1737

GrandFather: John Frederick Hohenzollern 1654-1686

1G GrandFather: Albert Hohenzollern 1620-1667

2G GrandFather: Joachim Ernst Hohenzollern 1583-1625

3G GrandFather: John George Hohenzollern 1525-1598

4G GrandFather: Joachim Hector Hohenzollern 1505-1571