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Karkasse der Staatskrone König Geogs I. von Großbritannien
Großbritannien / Insignien.

- Karkasse der Staatskrone König Geogs I. von Großbritannien. -

England, Hofjuwelier Samuel Smithin, 1714. Umarbeitungen 1727 und...
Stader Zollfahne mit Union Jack und Sachsenross
Portrait of the Electress Sophia of Hanover
Sophia, Chur– Fürstin von Braunschweig, Lüneburg, Erb– Princessin von England
Portrait of Sophia of Hanover as Widow
Bildnis König Georgs I. von Großbritannien
Windstille mit königlicher Yacht
ANGLIA, SCOTIA & HIBERNIA cum Insulis vicinii
King George II at the Battle of Dettingen
Allegorie auf die Herrschaft Königs Georgs I. von Großbritannien
Bildnis der Prinzessin Augusta von Sachsen-Gotha
Bildnis Friedrich Ludwig, Prinz von Wales
Portrait of the Count Ernst August of Platen-Hallermund
Bildnis Georgs II. als Kurprinz in Rüstung
Allegorie der britischen Thronfolge des Hauses Hannover
Portrait of George II
Equestrian Portrait of George II.
Portrait of King George II (1683–1760)
Wilhelmina Charlotta / Princess of Wales etc.
The Princesses Anne, Amelia & Caroline, the Daughters of Ge
Water Music
Portrait of George III in Coronation Robes
Portrait of King George III
Boston Tea Party
Boston Tea Party
Equestrian portrait of George III with General Robert Ramsd
Portrait of William Pitt the Younger (1759–1806
Vereinigte Koalition, oder: Die Giganten stürmen den Himmel
 "The King of Brobdingnag and Gulliver"
The Russian Bear and her invincible Rider (..).
Saint Catherine and St. George
George III & Queen Charlotte Driving through Deptford
How temperance spices up a simple meal
Portrait of the Prince Regent, later George IV
George IV as Prince of Wales
Princess Caroline is received by her groom, the Prince of W
The wedding of the Prince of Wales to Princess Caroline of
Portrait of Mrs Robinson
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The Welf Dynasty on England’s Throne
William III who had remained without heirs signed the “Act of Settlement” in 1701 which named Sophie of Hanover (1630-1714) heiress to the English throne. Sophie had been chosen because she was the closest protestant relative of the English Royal Family and the Act sought to ensure a protestant succession. Her son Georg Ludwig (1660-1727) was elector of Hanover and became the first Hanoverian king of England as George I in 1714. His mother Sophie had died two months earlier.
George II (1683-1760) and George III (1738-1820) followed. The latter became known as “Mad King George” towards the end of his life due to his recurring fits of mental illness. Although Britain lost its American colonies during his reign, it became one of the leading powers in Europe. George I and George II both visited Hanover regularly but George III never stepped foot on Hanoverian soil. His sons George IV and William IV both brought the dynasty in disrepute and when William died without surviving children in 1837, it was his niece Victoria who succeeded him to the English throne. The succession laws in the House of Welf forbade the succession of a female to the Hanover throne and so Victoria became Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland but she couldn’t claim the title of Queen of Hanover. Hanover had been established a kingdom in 1814. It was Victoria’s Hanoverian Uncle Ernst August I who succeeded to the crown of Hanover in 1837. The union between the two kingdoms which had lasted for 123 years had been severed by the rules of succession.