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Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester

1773 - 1844

This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.

Biographical notes

Daughter of Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester, a younger brother of George III.

Slavery connections

No known connections with slavery.

Abolition connections

No known connections with abolition.

National Gallery painting connections

Donor: bequeathed in 1843: NG1892.

Bibliography

History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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C. Matthew et al. (eds), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford 1992-, https://www.oxforddnb.com/
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J. Turner et al. (eds), Grove Art Online, Oxford 1998-, https://www.oxfordartonline.com/groveart/
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UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership, London 2020, https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/
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