Princess Augusta was born at St. James's Palace.As she was the first born child of Frederick, Prince of Wales and the first born grandchild of George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta was second in line for the throne of Great Britain, which changed a year later in 1738, when her brother Prince George (later George III of Great Britain) was born.
Upon their marriage, Augusta became Duchess of Cambridge. They had three children. From 1818 until the accession of Queen Victoria, and the separation of the British and Hanoverian crowns in 1837, the Duchess of Cambridge lived in Hanover, where the Duke served as viceroy on behalf of his brothers, George IV and William IV.
157. Duchess Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (mother of 78) 158. Duke Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (father of 79) 159. Princess Charlotte Sophie of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (mother of 79) 160. Karl Alexander, Duke of Württemberg (father of 80) 161. Princess Maria Augusta of Thurn and Taxis (mother of 80) 162.