Caroline of Ansbach

Caroline of Ansbach äns´bäkh [key], 1683–1737, queen consort of George II of England, daughter of the margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. She married George in 1705 while he was electoral prince of Hanover and bore him three sons and five daughters. After his accession (1727) she gave active support to Sir Robert Walpole . Her political influence over the king lasted until her death.

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