House of Hanover

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the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)

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Also, the royal commemorations of August 1814 in London's parks did not exactly celebrate the centenary of the Personal Union, as Brendan Simms would have it, but the accession of the House of Hanover to the British throne, which is not quite the same thing.
Niceties are all very nice, but the royal House of Hanover, besides liking pomp and circumstance, was also known for a ribald romp or two.
Members of the House of Hanover continue to seek the British sovereign's approval when they marry, in accordance with the Royal Marriages Act 1772.
Later that year, Anne died and the House of Stuart was succeeded by the House of Hanover.
The grandfather of the Queen's cousin, Prince Ernst August, current head of the House of Hanover actively encouraged supporters to follow Hitler, applied to join the Nazi party, and benefited from the seizure of Jewish assets.
This year also marks the 300th anniversary since the House of Hanover ascended the British throne with four Georges wearing the crown from 1714 onwards, giving their name to a nearly century-long era in UK history.
1819: The future Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, to be christened Alexandrina Victoria, of the House of Hanover - British royals did not normally use surnames as such until 1917.
A variant of Amalia, and sometimes confused with Emilia, the name Amelia became popular in England after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century - it was borne by daughters of George II and George III.
The coin is a George II, House of Hanover two guinea piece, dated 1738.
Silver from the Royal House of Hanover has been auctioned off since the 1920s and as recently as 2005 two lots of 12 silver dishes from the Hanover collection sold at Sotheby's at Schloss Marienburg for over 150,000 [euro], well above their high estimates.
AS much as I admire Princess Anne for her strength of character I do not agree that she should be Unofficial Queen Of Scots as a member of the House Of Hanover.
Queen Victoria was of the House of Hanover because that is where here great great grandfather (George I) came from.
The Royal House of Hanover decided to sell off the bulk of the collection in the late 1990s; some armours, including the Gallery's, were acquired by private dealers; others were auctioned at Sotheby's in October 2005.
Upon Charlotte, therefore, rested the entire future of the House of Hanover, for when she was growing up none of the Prince Regent's umpteen brothers had produced legitimate offspring either.