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Amelia of Hanover
Birth: Aug. 7, 1783
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Berkshire, England
Death: Nov. 2, 1810
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Berkshire, England

British Royalty. Princess of Great Britain and Ireland. The youngest of King George III and Queen Charlotte's fifteen children. A gentle and unassuming girl, she was the favorite of her father and eldest brother, the Prince of Wales, who was also her godfather. Amelia fell in love at the age of 20 with General Sir Charles Fitzroy, one of her father's equerries. Some historians speculate they may have been secretly married, which would have been against the law under the Royal Marriage Act. There is no solid evidence of a marriage. Amelia began exhibiting the early symptoms of tuberculosis in her teens, and by 1810 she also had erysipelas and lived in constant suffering, resigned and uncomplaining. Her elder sister Princess Mary was by her side daily until her death, at Augusta Lodge in Windsor, at the age of 27. Amelia bequeathed most of her possessions to her beloved Fitzroy. Grief triggered her father's final and worst bout of porphyria, which led to his being declared unfit to rule in 1811. (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
Family links: 
   George III (1738 - 1820)
  Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744 - 1818)
   George IV (1762 - 1830)*
  Frederick Augustus Hanover (1763 - 1827)*
   William IV (1765 - 1837)*
   Charlotte of Württemberg (1766 - 1828)*
  Edward Augustus Hanover (1767 - 1820)*
  Augusta of Hanover (1768 - 1840)*
  Elizabeth of Hanover (1770 - 1840)*
  Ernest Augustus von Hannover (1771 - 1851)*
  Augustus Frederick Hanover (1773 - 1843)*
  Adolphus Frederick (1774 - 1850)*
  Mary of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776 - 1857)*
  Sophia Matilda Hanover (1777 - 1848)*
  Octavius Hanover (1779 - 1783)*
  Alfred Hanover (1780 - 1783)*
  Amelia of Hanover (1783 - 1810)
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St George's Chapel
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Berkshire, England
Plot: Royal Vault
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
Record added: Apr 09, 2008
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