Princess Caroline of Great Britain

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Princess Caroline of Great Britain (Caroline Elizabeth; 10 June 1713 – 28 December 1757) was the fourth child and third daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his wife Caroline of Ansbach.wikipedia
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George II of Great Britain

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Princess Caroline of Great Britain (Caroline Elizabeth; 10 June 1713 – 28 December 1757) was the fourth child and third daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his wife Caroline of Ansbach. Her father was George Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Hanover, the eldest son of George Louis, Elector of Hanover.
Between 1709 and 1713, George and Caroline had three more children, all girls: Anne, Amelia, and Caroline.

Caroline of Ansbach

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Princess Caroline of Great Britain (Caroline Elizabeth; 10 June 1713 – 28 December 1757) was the fourth child and third daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his wife Caroline of Ansbach. Her mother was Caroline of Ansbach, daughter of Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.
Over the next seven years, Caroline had three more children, Anne, Amelia, and Caroline, all of whom were born in Hanover.

Herrenhausen Palace

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Princess Caroline was born at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany, on 10 June 1713 (New Style Gregorian calendar).
Princess Caroline of Great Britain

Princess Amelia of Great Britain

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At the age of one year, Caroline accompanied her mother and elder sisters, the Princesses Anne and Amelia, to Great Britain, and the family resided at St James's Palace, London.
In 1722, her mother, who had progressive ideas, had Amelia and her sister Caroline inoculated against smallpox by an early type of immunisation known as variolation, which had been brought to England from Constantinople by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Charles Maitland.

Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange

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At the age of one year, Caroline accompanied her mother and elder sisters, the Princesses Anne and Amelia, to Great Britain, and the family resided at St James's Palace, London.
Convinced of its medical value, the Queen had her two younger daughters, Amelia and Caroline, inoculated successfully.

British princess

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She was then styled as a Princess of Great Britain.

John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey

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According to popular belief, Caroline's unhappiness was due to her love for the married courtier Lord Hervey.
He had an affair with Anne Vane, and possibly with Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Princess Caroline.

Hanover

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Princess Caroline was born at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany, on 10 June 1713 (New Style Gregorian calendar).

Germany

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Princess Caroline was born at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany, on 10 June 1713 (New Style Gregorian calendar).

Old Style and New Style dates

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Princess Caroline was born at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany, on 10 June 1713 (New Style Gregorian calendar).

Gregorian calendar

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Princess Caroline was born at Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany, on 10 June 1713 (New Style Gregorian calendar).

George I of Great Britain

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Her father was George Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Hanover, the eldest son of George Louis, Elector of Hanover.

John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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Her mother was Caroline of Ansbach, daughter of Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.

Act of Settlement 1701

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Under the Act of Settlement 1701, she was seventh in the line of succession to the British throne.

Succession to the British throne

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Under the Act of Settlement 1701, she was seventh in the line of succession to the British throne.

Anne, Queen of Great Britain

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In 1714, Queen Anne died, and Caroline's grandfather became George I and her father Prince of Wales.

Prince of Wales

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In 1714, Queen Anne died, and Caroline's grandfather became George I and her father Prince of Wales.

Kingdom of Great Britain

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At the age of one year, Caroline accompanied her mother and elder sisters, the Princesses Anne and Amelia, to Great Britain, and the family resided at St James's Palace, London.

London

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At the age of one year, Caroline accompanied her mother and elder sisters, the Princesses Anne and Amelia, to Great Britain, and the family resided at St James's Palace, London.

Smallpox

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In 1722, at the direction of her mother, she was inoculated against smallpox by variolation, an early type of immunisation popularised by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Charles Maitland.

Variolation

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In 1722, at the direction of her mother, she was inoculated against smallpox by variolation, an early type of immunisation popularised by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Charles Maitland.

Immunization

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In 1722, at the direction of her mother, she was inoculated against smallpox by variolation, an early type of immunisation popularised by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Charles Maitland.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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In 1722, at the direction of her mother, she was inoculated against smallpox by variolation, an early type of immunisation popularised by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Charles Maitland.

Charles Maitland (physician)

Charles Maitland
In 1722, at the direction of her mother, she was inoculated against smallpox by variolation, an early type of immunisation popularised by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Charles Maitland.

John Doran (writer)

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According to Dr. John Doran, "The truth-loving Caroline Elizabeth was unreservedly beloved by her parents, was worthy of the affection, and repaid it by an ardent attachment. She was fair, good, accomplished, and unhappy."