Sophia Of The Palatinate And Hanover, Practically Queen Of England

Her parents were Elizabeth Stuart and Frederick V, the Elector Palatinate aka the Winter Queen and King of Bohemia. By the time she was born, her parents had been in exile in the Dutch Republic for about a decade due to the Thirty Years War. Sophia was also Elizabeth and Frederick’s youngest daughter apparently, they chose the name Sophia randomly for the reason that they had run out of relatives…Read More