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  1. Mother. Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach. Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (Wilhelmina Charlotte Caroline; 1 March 1683 – 20 November 1737 [1]) was the Queen Consort of George II of Great Britain. During her time as queen she had a lot of power.

  2. Feb 25, 2023 · Long neglected in studies of the eighteenth century, Caroline of Ansbach (1683–1737) has come to be seen as an outstanding figure who was key to the development of early Hanoverian court culture. 1 A Protestant and German princess, she started a new life in Britain when her father-in-law, the Elector of Hanover, succeeded to the British throne a...

  3. Born on October 22 (some sources cite November 2), 1709, in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany; died on January 12, 1759, in The Hague, Netherlands; daughter of George II (1683–1760), king of Great Britain and Ireland (r. 1727–1760), and Caroline of Ansbach (1683–1737); married William IV, prince of Orange (r. 1748–1751), on March 25, 1734 ...

  4. Aug 10, 2018 · Since the death of their elder half-brother, he was now the heir-presumptive to their last half-brother, and he had returned to live in Ansbach. Caroline moved to Berlin and came under the guardianship of Frederick’s second wife, Sophia Charlotte of Hanover. Caroline quickly became her guardian’s mirror image. 7.

  5. Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (Wilhelmina Charlotte Caroline; 1 March 1683 – 20 November 1737) was Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and Electress of Hanover from 11 June 1727 until her death in 1737 as the wife of King George II.

  6. Abstract. Queen Caroline (1683-1737), the wife of King George II, remains an enigma to most historians and there has been little lasting perception of the role she played in the promotion of the arts in early Georgian England. This thesis will explore her programme of patronage undertaken first as Princess of Wales and later as Queen Consort ...

  7. Abstract. Caroline of Ansbach, wife of George II, occupied a crucial position in the public life of early 18th-century Britain. She was seen to exert considerable influence on the politics of the court and, as mother to the Hanoverian dynasty's next generation, she became an important emblem for the nation's political well-being.

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