Prince Alfred of Great Britain (22 September 1780 – 20 August 1782) was the fourteenth child and ninth and youngest son of King George III and his queen consort, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. At that time, smallpox was a dreaded disease and many princes and princesses were becoming infected around Europe.
02/01/2022 · Upon her death in 1603, the biggest change in the island’s political status since Alfred the Great took place. James VIII of Scotland became simultaneously James I of England. For the first time ever, one Monarch reigned across the entirety of Britain. The history of England ended, and British history began.
Alfred the Great (Old English: Aelfrēd; c.849 – 899), also known as Alfred of Wessex, and his pseudonym, A Poor-Fellow Soldier of Christ, was King of Wessex from 871 to 886 and later King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. 886 to 899. During his reign, he repelled the Vikings' invasions and laid the foundation for what became the Kingdom of England. Secretly, he was also the Grand Maegester of the ...
3 The United Kingdom was formed on January 1, 1801, with the union of Great Britain and Ireland. After 1801 George III was styled "King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland." 4 Oliver and Richard Cromwell served as lords protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland during the republican Commonwealth.