Prince Alfred was born on 22 September 1780, at Windsor Castle, Windsor, England. His father was King George III , his mother Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz . The prince was baptised by Frederick Cornwallis , The Archbishop of Canterbury , in the Great Council Chamber at St James's Palace on 21 October 1780.
Frederick arrived in Great Britain in 1728 as a grown man, the year after his father had become King George II. By then, George and Caroline had had several younger children, and Frederick, himself now Prince of Wales, was a high-spirited youth fond of drinking, gambling and women.
Albert, Prince Consort, original name Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German Franz Albrecht August Karl Emanuel, Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, (born August 26, 1819, Schloss Rosenau, near Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha—died December 14, 1861, Windsor, Berkshire, England), the prince consort of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and father of King Edward VII.
05/02/2020 · Until 2015, Queen Victoria had been the longest-ruling monarch in the history of England, the U.K., or Great Britain. Queen Elizabeth surpassed that record of 63 years and 216 days, on Sept. 9, 2015. Both queens married princes of their own choice, quite apparently love matches, who were willing to support their reigning monarch wives.