Rupert (Wittelsbach) von der Pfalz KG

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

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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
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Categories: Knights Companion of the Garter | Privy Counsellors of England | House of Wittelsbach | Governors of the Hudson's Bay Company.

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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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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Rupert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:

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