Sophia, dressed as an Indian. Painted by her sister, Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate

Sophia, dressed as an Indian. Painted by her sister, Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate

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Sophia of the Palatinate [aka Sophia of Hanover] - mother of George I of England.
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Sophia of the Palatinate (Sophia of Hanover; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714 was the Electress of Hanover from 1692 to 1698. She became heir presumptive to the crowns of the Kingdom of England & the Kingdom of Ireland under the Act of Settlement 1701. After the Act of Union, 1707 unified the Kingdom of England &the Kingdom of Scotland, she became heir presumptive to the throne of the Kingdom of Great Britain. For more information about Sophia of Hanover click the link to the Wikipedia page.

Sophia of the Palatinate (Sophia of Hanover; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714 was the Electress of Hanover from 1692 to 1698. She became heir presumptive to the crowns of the Kingdom of England & the Kingdom of Ireland under the Act of Settlement 1701. After the Act of Union, 1707 unified the Kingdom of England &the Kingdom of Scotland, she became heir presumptive to the throne of the Kingdom of Great Britain. For more information about Sophia of Hanover click the link to the Wikipedia page.

Sophia of the Palatinate (commonly referred to as Sophia of Hanover; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714[2]) was the Electress of Hanover from 1692 to 1698. Sophia, a granddaughter of James VI and I, died less than two months before she would have become queen; her claim to the thrones passed on to her eldest son, George Louis, Elector of Hanover, who ascended them as George I on 1 August 1714

Sophia of the Palatinate (commonly referred to as Sophia of Hanover; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714[2]) was the Electress of Hanover from 1692 to 1698. Sophia, a granddaughter of James VI and I, died less than two months before she would have become queen; her claim to the thrones passed on to her eldest son, George Louis, Elector of Hanover, who ascended them as George I on 1 August 1714

Electress Sophia of Hanover. Wife of Ernest Augustus, heiress to the English throne through her mother Elizabeth of Bohemia. Mother of King George 1 of England and mother in law of Sophia Dorothea.  http://georgianromancewriter.blogspot.co.uk/

Electress Sophia of Hanover. Wife of Ernest Augustus, heiress to the English throne through her mother Elizabeth of Bohemia. Mother of King George 1 of England and mother in law of Sophia Dorothea. http://georgianromancewriter.blogspot.co.uk/

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portrait of Queen Charlotte Sophia by Allan Ramsay, ca.1770. Oxford College, Anon II PD05. Well, as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words...now, if only the past could talk!

portrait of Queen Charlotte Sophia by Allan Ramsay, ca.1770. Oxford College, Anon II PD05. Well, as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words...now, if only the past could talk!

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Sophia of Hanover, Electress of Hanover from a painting by Gerard Honthorst - Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Sophia of Hanover, Electress of Hanover from a painting by Gerard Honthorst - Hulton Archive/Getty Images

"Queen Sophia Charlotte was queen consort of the United Kingdom and wife to King George III of Britain. She is a direct descendant of the Sousa family, a black branch of the Portuguese Royal House. Her appearance was black, with full lips and distinct facial features. Artists of the 18th century were asked to tone down “extreme” features of their subjects, but Sir Allan Ramsay, an anti-slavery artist, always painted Queen Charlotte in her actual appearance."

"Queen Sophia Charlotte was queen consort of the United Kingdom and wife to King George III of Britain. She is a direct descendant of the Sousa family, a black branch of the Portuguese Royal House. Her appearance was black, with full lips and distinct facial features. Artists of the 18th century were asked to tone down “extreme” features of their subjects, but Sir Allan Ramsay, an anti-slavery artist, always painted Queen Charlotte in her actual appearance."

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House of Hanover Family Tree   Royal Descendants | Alfred to Elizabeth II | Wessex | Normans | Plantagenet | Tudor | Scottish | Stuart | Hanover | Windsor   << Previous TreeMouse over images and click for informationNextTree >>

House of Hanover Family Tree Royal Descendants | Alfred to Elizabeth II | Wessex | Normans | Plantagenet | Tudor | Scottish | Stuart | Hanover | Windsor << Previous TreeMouse over images and click for informationNextTree >>

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