Genealogy of the Royal Family of Great Britain

Genealogy of the Royal Family of Great Britain1

HRH Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught and his descendants


HRH Prince Arthur Duke of ConnaughtHRH Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony
(Since May 24th, 1874:) HRH Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony, Duke of Connaught
(Since July 17th, 1917:) HRH Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Connaught
* Buckingham Palace, St. James Park, London, May 1st, 1850
† Bagshot Park, Surrey, January 16th, 1942
Created Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Earl of Sussex, May 24th, 1874; Governor-General of Canada, 1911-1916
Fieldmarshal of the Army
Knight of the Garter, May 24th, 1867; Knight of the Thistle, May 24th, 1869
(Renounced the right of succession in Saxe-Coburg and Gotha for himself and his son, June 24th, 1899)

HRH Princess Luise Margarete of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland née Princess of PrussiaMarried:

St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, March 13th, 1879:
HRH Princess
Luise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes of Prussia
* Marmor Palais, Potsdam, June 25th, 1860
† Clarence House, St. James, London, March 14th, 1917

HRH Crown Princess Margaretha of Sweden née Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and IrelandChildren from this marriage:

  1. HRH Princess Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony ("Daisy")
    (Since July 17th, 1917:) HRH Princess Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
    * Bagshot Park, Surrey, January 15th, 1882
    † (ear infection) Royal Palace, Stockholm, May 1st, 1920

    HM King Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenMarried:

    St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, June 15th, 1905:
    HM King
    Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
    (Born as: HRH Prince Oscar Fredrik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Skåne)
    (Since December 8th, 1907:) HRH Crown Prince Oscar Fredrik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Skåne
    * Royal Palace, Stockholm, November 11th, 1882
    † Hospital, Helsingborg, September 15th, 1973
    Crown Prince of Sweden, December 8th, 1907
    King of Sweden, October 29th, 1950

  2. HRH Prince Arthur of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and IrelandHRH Prince Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony
    (Since July 17th, 1917:) HRH Prince Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
    * Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, January 13th, 1883
    † 41 Belgrave Square, London, September 12th, 1938
    Governor-General of South Africa, 1920-1923
    Knight of the Garter, July 15th, 1902

    HRH Princess Alexandra The Duchess of FifeMarried:

    Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, London, October 15th, 1913:
    Lady
    Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff ("Alix")
    (Since November 9th, 1905:) HH Princess Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
    (Since January 29th, 1912:) HH Princess Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, 2nd Duchess of Fife
    (Since 1949:) HH Princess Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2nd Duchess of Fife
    * East Sheen Lodge, Richmond, Surrey, May 17th, 1891
    † Regent's Park, London, February 26th, 1959
    Created HH Princess of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, November 9th, 1905; 2nd Duchess of Fife, Countess of MacDuff, January 29th, 1912

    Child from this marriage:

    1. HH Prince Alastair Arthur Prince of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony
      (Since July 17th, 1917:) HH Alastair Arthur Prince of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
      (Since November 30th, 1917:) Alastair Arthur Windsor Earl of Macduff
      (Since January 16th, 1942:) Alastair Arthur Windsor 2nd Duke of Connaught
      * Mount Street, London, August 9th, 1914
      † Government House, Ottawa, Ontario, April 26th, 1943
      2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Earl of Sussex, January 16th, 1942
  3. HRH Princess Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony ("Patsy")

Lady Patricia RamsayHRH Princess Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony ("Patsy")
(Since July 17th, 1917:) HRH Princess Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
(Since February 27th, 1919:) Lady Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth Ramsay
* Buckingham Palace, St. James Park, March 17th, 1886
† Ribsden Holt, Windlesham, Surrey, January 12th, 1974
Colonel-in-Chief of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battalion, 1914
(Authorized to relinquish the style and title HRH Princess of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and adopt the title Lady Patricia with precedence before the Marchionesses of England upon the solemnization of her marriage by Royal Warrant of February 25th, 1919)

The Hon. Sir Admiral Alexander RamsayMarried:

Westminster Abbey, London, February 27th, 1919:
The Hon. Sir Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay
* London, May 29th, 1881
† Ribsden Holt, Windlesham, Surrey, October 8th, 1972
Admiral of the Fleet

Child from this marriage:

  1. Alexander Arthur Alfonso David Maule Ramsay of Mar ("Sandy")

Alexander Arthur Alfonso David Maule Ramsay of Mar ("Sandy")
* Clarence House, St. James, London, December 21st, 1919
† Inverey House near Mar Lodge, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, December 20th, 2000
Captain of the Army

Married:

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, October 6th, 1956:
Flora Marjory Fraser
(Since August 31st, 1979:) Flora Marjory Fraser 20th Lady Saltoun of Abernethy
* Edinburgh, October 18th, 1930
20th Lady Saltoun of Abernethy, August 31st, 1979

Children from this marriage:

  1. Hon. Katharine Ingrid Mary Isabel Fraser ("Kate")
    (Born as: Hon. Katharine Ingrid Mary Isabel Ramsay)
    * Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, October 11th, 1957
    (The use of the surname Fraser was officially recognized by Lord Lyon King of Arms, March 26th, 1973)

    Married:

    St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, May 3rd, 1980:
    Mark Malise Nicolson
    * Calcutta, September 24th, 1954
    Captain of the Army

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Louise Alexandra Patricia Nicolson
      * St. Teresa's Hospital, Wimbledon, London, September 2nd, 1984
    2. Juliet Victoria Katharine Nicolson
      * Portland Hospital, Great Portland Street, London, March 3rd, 1988
    3. Alexander William Malise Fraser ("Xander")
      * Portland Hospital, Great Portland Street, London, July 5th, 1990
  2. Hon. Alice Elizabeth Margaret Ramsay
    * 18 Eglington Crescent, Edinburgh, July 8th, 1961

    Married:

    St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, July 28th, 1990:
    David Alan Ramsey
    * Bridgetown, Barbados, September 17th, 1960

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Alexander David Ramsey
      * Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavillion, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, December 17th, 1991
    2. Victoria Alice Ramsey
      * Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavillion, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, April 7th, 1994
    3. George Arthur Ramsey
      * Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavillion, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, September 28th, 1995
    4. Oliver Henry Ramsey
      * Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavillion, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, September 28th, 1995
  3. Hon. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Ramsay
    * Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, April 15th, 1963

Footnotes:

  1. Sources: Queen Victoria's Descendants by Marlene A. Eilers and Britain's Royal Families by Alison Weir. With special thanks to Jérôme Baudesson, Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd and Netty Leistra.

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Last updated: November 17th, 2007.