Queen Elizabeth II, present sovereign of the Commonwealth realms, is the daughter of King George VI, the second-eldest son of King George V and Queen Mary; and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later Queen Elizabeth, and, after her daughter's accession to the throne, the Queen Mother), the daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and his wife, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon ...
When William III died childless, the patrilineal ancestry of Orange-Nassau became extinct. In contrast to other provinces of the Dutch Republic, Friesland, Groningen and Drenthe had mostly drawn its stadtholders from the House of Nassau, that starting with John VI, the brother of William of Orange, and comprises in addition a matrilineal ancestry with the house of Orange-Nassau.
26 Willem Frederik van Nassau-Dietz (1613-1664) - married his second cousin *26 Albertine Agnes van Nassau (1634-1696) 27 Hendrik Casimir II van Nassau-Dietz (1657-1696) - married his cousin; 28 Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711) 29 Willem IV van Oranje-Nassau (1711-1751) - m *32 Anne of England (1709-1759), daughter of George II
William the Silent (24 April 1533 – 10 July 1584), also known as William the Taciturn (translated from Dutch: Willem de Zwijger), or, more commonly in the Netherlands, William of Orange (Dutch: Willem van Oranje), was the main leader of the Dutch Revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that set off the Eighty Years' War (1568–1648) and resulted in the formal independence of the United ...
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