Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (7 August 1783 – 2 November 1810) was the fifteenth and last child and sixth daughter of King George III of the United Kingdom and his wife, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She was their first daughter and third child to die before them.
When King George III of Great Britain and Hanover was born on 4 June 1738, in London, England, his father, Prince Frederick Louis of Great Britain and Hannover Prince of Wales, was 31 and his mother, Princess Augusta von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, was 18. He married Sophie Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz on 8 September 1761, in Saint James's ...
AMELIA (1783–1810), princess, youngest daughter, and last and fifteenth child of George III, was born 7 Aug. 1783. Always delicate, and the successor of two delicate little brothers who died shortly before her birth, this princess was the object of most careful and affectionate concern to all around her, and was especially the pet and companion of her father (Mme. D'Arblay's Diary, iii. 25).
Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom But Princess Amelia never got to marry him. She was King George III and Queen Charlotte's third child (and first daughter) to die, aged 27, in 1810.
Early Life. Princess Amelia was born on 7 August 1783, at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, the youngest of George III and Queen Charlotte's fifteen children as well as the only of her siblings born at Windsor Castle. It is often said that she was her father's favorite, and accordingly, he affectionately called her, "Emily".
4 June 1738–29 January 1820L1S2-VPX. When King George III of Great Britain and Hanover was born on 4 June 1738, in London, England, his father, Prince Frederick Louis of Great Britain and Hannover Prince of Wales, was 31 and his mother, Princess Augusta von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, was 18. He married Sophie Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz ...
Princess Amelia was launched in 1799 and became a packet for the British Post Office Packet Service, sailing from Falmouth, Cornwall. She sailed to North America, the West Indies, Mediterranean, and Brazil. In 1800 a French privateer captured her, but she returned to the packet service later the same year.