Meet the British Actors Playing Queen Charlotte's Kids in 'A Bridgerton Story'

Katherine Stinson - Author

May 3 2023, Published 3:37 p.m. ET

Queen Charlotte's kids on Netflix series
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The Bridgerton prequel series Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story tells the fictionalized tale of the young queen, who very much was a very real-life historical figure.

Queen Charlotte was married to King George III for 57 years. During the Bridgerton prequel series, the timeline occasionally shifts to the present-day Bridgerton timeline, where we reunite with the older Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel) and her brood of kids.

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So how many kids did the real Queen Charlotte have in her lifetime? Who are the actors playing the older versions of her many, many kids in the Bridgerton prequel on Netflix?

Here's what to know.

circa 1761: Queen Charlotte Sophia (1744 - 1818) of Great Britain, wife of King George III. They married in 1761. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Queen Charlotte circa 1761

Though only 13 of her children survived into adulthood, Queen Charlotte had 15 kids in total:

George (born in 1762), Frederick (born in 1763), William (born in 1765), Charlotte (born in 1766), Edward (born in 1767), Augusta (born in 1768), Elizabeth (born in 1770), Ernest (born in 1771), Augustus (born in 1773), Adolphus (born in 1774), Mary (born in 1776), Sophia (born in 1777), Octavius (born in 1779), Alfred (born in 1880), and Amelia (born in 1783).

Sadly, Octavius and Alfred died as toddlers.

Below, we take a look at the actors in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story portraying the older versions of Queen Charlotte's children on the small screen.

Prince Frederick

Felix Brunger, in his 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' costume, points to his trailer
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Felix Brunger made a fun post on his Instagram page (you can follow him @felix_brunger) joking how he could finally post about his role as Queen Charlotte's second-born child, Prince Frederick, after the IMDb page for Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story was updated with all of the actors playing Queen Charlotte's kids.

Prior to his role on the Netflix series, Felix had roles in multiple short films including Okay, Mum.

The real-life Prince Frederick was born Aug. 16, 1763.

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Prince William

Prince William played by Seamus Dillane in 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' on Netflix
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No, not that Prince William. Seamus Dillane plays William, the third-born son of Queen Charlotte in the Netflix mini-series. In real life, Seamus is the son of British actor Stephen John Dillane, best known for his role as Stannis Baratheon in Game of Thrones. His brother Frank Dillane is also an actor, who starred in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as Tom Riddle. That's one talented family!

The real-life Prince William was born on Aug. 21, 1765.

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Prince Edward

Jack Michael Stacey as Prince Edward in in 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' on Netflix
Source: Netflix

The fifth of Queen Charlotte's kids is played by Jack Michael Stacey, an actor with prior experience playing another royal, King Richard II, on the Lost Tapes of History podcast.

The real-life Prince Edward was born on Nov. 2, 1767.

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Princess Elizabeth

Sabina Arthur in a recording studio in 2019
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Sabina Arthur plays the older Princess Elizabeth, the seventh of Queen Charlotte's kids and her third daughter. Prior to appearing on Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Sabina had roles in Game of Thrones, The Royal Opera: Rigoletto, Coronation Street, and more.

The real-life Princess Elizabeth was born on May 22, 1770.

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Prince Ernest

Harvey Almond in a blue jacket and white t-shirt.
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Harvey Almond plays Queen Charlotte's eighth kid, Prince Ernest. Prior to his royal role on Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Harvey appeared in a number of short films including Under Wraps.

The real-life Prince Ernest was born on June 5, 1771.

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Prince Augustus

Ben Cura in a hair and makeup chair
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Ben Cura plays the older Prince Augustus – he was the Duke of Sussex before Prince Harry made it cool. Augustus was one of the babies of the Queen Charlotte/King George brood, being Queen Charlotte's ninth child.

Actor Ben is also known for roles in 15 Minutes of War, Ransom, and more.

The real-life Prince Augustus was born on Jan. 27, 1773.

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Prince Adolphous

Prince Adolphous (Joshua Riley) in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
Source: Netflix

Queen Charlotte's 10th child Adolphus is played by actor Joshua Riley, who was born in England and made his theater debut alongside Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave. You can follow him on Instagram here!

The real-life Prince Adolphus was born on Feb. 24, 1774.

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Here are more credited actors appearing as Queen Charlotte's kids in 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.'

Other actors on the show include:

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