Rupert (Wittelsbach) von der Pfalz KG
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Ruprecht (Wittelsbach) von der Pfalz KG (1619 - 1682)

Ruprecht (Rupert) "Duke of Cumberland" von der Pfalz KG formerly Wittelsbach aka Pfalz-Simmern
Born in Prague, Bohemia, Austriamap
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Died in London, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jan 2017 | Last significant change: 8 Jun 2020
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European Aristocracy
Rupert Wittelsbach was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.
Rupert (Wittelsbach) von der Pfalz KG was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.


A biography of Prince Rupert of the Rhine can be found here.

Research Notes

Margaret Hughes was his mistress, not his spouse.

Based on his brother's G2G, his LNAB is Wittelsbach. His CLN was von der Pfalz, which was not translated to English (of the Palatinate), his OLN is his house name Pfalz-Simmern (which was a cadet branch of the house of Wittelsbach).


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Rupert is 21 degrees from Ludwig Kraayenbrink, 6 degrees from Henry VIII of England and 18 degrees from Ferdinand von Zeppelin on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.