Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, daughter of James VI and I and Anne of Denmark, b.19 August 1596 Falkland Palace, Fife, Scotland d.13 February 1662 England. She married Frederick V, King of Bohemia and was the mother of nine children. Her bloodline extends into Germany, France, Sardinia, the Holy Roman Empire and back into England through the Hanoverian kings.
King George I is Born: 28 May 1660 The Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland, George I, was born on this day in history, 28 May 1660. The Protestant George I took the British throne following the death of Queen Anne, and, although she had over 50 Roman Catholic relatives with closer blood relations, the 1701 Act of Settlement prohibited Roman Catholics from from gaining the throne. Because George I was German-born, he spent much of his time as king on the continent.
George III was the third Hanoverian king of Great Britain. During his reign, Britain lost its American colonies but emerged as a leading power in Europe. He suffered from recurrent fits of madness and after 1810, his son acted as regent.
Culloden 1746: The Highland Clans' Last Charge Culloden marked the end of the last and greatest of the Jacobite adventures - the '45 Rebellion - in which the Highland clans challenged the power of the Hanoverian King of England. It was at Culloden that Charles Edward Stuart's army was finally defeated. His tired Highlanders had little chance against the steady infantry and heavy artillery fire of the English.:
▶ Pharrell Williams - Happy [WE ARE FROM HANNOVER] #HAPPYDAY -on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain