Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia


Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia

Infobox British Royalty|royal
name = Frederica Charlotte of Prussia
title = Duchess of York and Albany

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spouse = Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany
titles ="HRH" The Duchess of York
"HRH" Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia
full name = Frederica Charlotte Ulrika Katherine
"German: Friederike Charlotte Ulrike Katharina"
royal house =House of Hanover
House of Hohenzollern
father =Frederick William II of Prussia
mother =Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg
date of birth =7 May 1767
place of birth =Charlottenburg, Germany
date of death =Death date and age|1820|8|6|1767|5|7|df=yes
place of death =Oatlands Park, Surrey|

Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia (Frederica Charlotte Ulrika Katherine; 7 May 1767 – 6 August 1820) was the only daughter of Frederick William II of Prussia and his first wife and double first cousin Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg. She was later The Duchess of York and Albany following her marriage to Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany.

Early life

Frederica Charlotte was born in Charlottenburg, on 7 May 1767.

Marriage

On 29 September 1791 at Charlottenburg Palace, she married Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, the second son of George III. There was a second marriage at Buckingham Palace on 23 November. The new Duchess of York received an enthusiastic welcome in London, but the marriage was not a happy one, and the couple soon separated. They had no children.

Later life

She died, on 6 August 1820, in Oatlands Park, Weybridge, Surrey, England.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles

*7 May 176729 September 1791: "Her Royal Highness" Princess Frederica of Prussia
*29 September 1791 – 6 August 1820: "Her Royal Highness" The Duchess of York and Albany

Ancestry


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1= Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia
2= Frederick William II of Prussia
3= Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg
4= Prince Augustus William of Prussia
5= Louise Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
6= Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
7= Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia
8= Frederick William I of Prussia
9= Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
10=Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
11=Antoinette Amelie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
12=Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
13=Antoinette Amelie of Brunswick-Lüneburg
14=Frederick William I of Prussia
15=Sophia Dorothea of Hanover


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