House of Hanover

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Noun1.House of Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
Hanoverian - a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover
Hanoverian - any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
George I, George - Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
George II, George - King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
George III, George - King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
George IV, George - King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)
Queen Victoria, Victoria - queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
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George II led his British and Hanoverian troops in a successful counterattack at Dettingen (27 June, 1743).
A wild street party followed and it was only broken by the arrival of the Hanoverian troops.
He was more attached to his electorate of Hanover than to his kingdom of Britain, and in 1741 he protected Hanover by declaring its neutrality in the European war, even though his concern for Hanover's position had taken Britain into the war and Britain was paying for Hanoverian troops, which caused widespread British outrage.