Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born on 19 May 1744. On 8 September 1761, she married King George III of England, just a few hours after meeting him for the first time. The Princess was not generally thought handsome, but was gracious and devoted to her husband. The couple enjoyed many happy years together with a mutual love of the outdoors and a preference for austere living.
On this day 24th March, 1603 after 44 years of reign Queen Elizabeth 1 died. (The Kitchener Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) The English and Scottish crowns were united when James VI of Scotland became James I of England