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Old 08-21-2019, 01:09 AM
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Today in Royal History is the 254th birthday of King William IV of the United Kingdom son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz at Buckingham Palace, London. He died age 71 on 20 June 1837.

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Old 10-02-2019, 03:30 PM
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How many children exactly?

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William married Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen in 1819. All their children were stillborn or lived a very short time, so the throne went to William's niece Victoria when he died in 1837.
How many children did William and Adelaide have exactly? I found numbers between 2 and 7, but I have no idea how many children there were. Can anyone shine a light on this?

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Old 10-02-2019, 03:39 PM
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As per Wikipedia under search for 'Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen'

Princess Charlotte of Clarence:27th of March 1819

Stillborn child:5th September 1819

Princess Elizabeth of Clarence:10th of December 1820-4th of March 1821

Stillborn twin boys: 8th of April 1822

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