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  Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arthur had hoped to succeed his first cousin once-removed, the elderly Duke of Cambridge, as commander-in-chief of the British Army, upon the latter's forced retirement in 1895.
On 13 March 1879, Arthur married Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia, the daughter of Prince Friedrich of Prussia and a grand-niece of the German Emperor Wilhelm I, at St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
He was succeeded (briefly) in his dukedom by his grandson, Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, the son of Prince Arthur and his wife, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, a granddaughter of King Edward VII.
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 Duke of Connaught and Strathearn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title Duke of Connaught and Strathearn was granted by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to her third son, Prince Arthur.
The Dukedom of Connaught and Strathearn was named after one of Ireland's four provinces, now known by its modern Irish language-based spelling of Connacht.
It was speculated that in view of the warming of relations between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the 1990s Queen Elizabeth II might award her third son, Prince Edward, the Dukedom of Connaught.
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 Duke of Connaught Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Dukedom of Connaught was a title awarded by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to her son Prince Arthur.
It was speculated that in view of the warming of relations between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the 1990s Queen Elizabeth II might award her son, Prince Edward the dukedom of Connaught.
The dukedom of Connaught was held by two people; Prince Arthur and after his death in 1942 by his grandson, Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught.
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 Duke - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The heir apparent to the Belgian throne is styled Duke of Brabant.
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are HRH The Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (The Prince Philip), HRH The Duke of York (The Prince Andrew), HRH The Duke of Gloucester (Prince Richard), and HRH The Duke of Kent (Prince Edward).
Under the November 20, 1917, Letters Patent of King George V, the titular dignity of Prince/Princess and the style Royal Highness are restricted to the sons of a Sovereign, the sons of a Sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of a Prince of Wales.
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 Wikipedia: Duke of Fife
Duke of Fife is a title in the peerage of the United Kingdom.
The first Duke of Fife was the husband of Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife, the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
Since Princess Alexandra's only son, Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, the dukedom passed to her nephew, Lord Carnegie, the son of Charles Carnegie, 11th Earl of Southesk, and his wife, Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk.
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Prince Arthur of Connaught (January 13, 1883 - September 12, 1938) was a member of the British Royal Family and career army staff officer who served as Governor-General of the Union of South Africa from November 20, 1920 to December 3, 1923.
He was the only son and the second child of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, the third son of Queen Victoria, and his wife, the former Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia.
In 1920, Prince Arthur succeeded Viscount Buxton as governor-general and commander-in-chief in South Africa.
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 Duke of Fife
Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife and Marquess of MacDuff.
Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife and Earl of MacDuff.
The current Duke of Fife is also the 12th Earl of Southesk, Lord Carnegie of Kinnaird, Lord Carnegie of Kinnaird and Leuchars, Baron Balinhard of Farnell, 9th Baronet.
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 Prince_arthur,_duke_of_connaught info here at en.44of100b.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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The Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (Arthur WiIliam Patrick Albert) (1 May 1850 – 16 January 1942) was a member of the British RoyaI FamiIy, a son of Queen Victoria.
He was succeeded (briefly) in his dukedom by his grandson, AIastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, the son of Prince Arthur and his wife, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, a granddaughter of King Edward VII.
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 Princess_maud_of_fife info here at en.crankcalls.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Her father was Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (1840 - 1912), the son of James Duff, 5th Earl Fife and his wife, the former Lady Agnes Hay.
He was created Duke of Fife following marriage to Maud's mother, Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife, the eldest daughter of The Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Alexandra of Denmark.
At the time of her death in 1945, she was thirteenth in line to the British throne and next in line to the dukedom of Fife, since Princess Alexandra's only son, Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught had died in 1943.
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught (1883-1938)
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Prince Arthur of Connaught & The Duchess of Fife, by Scott Harewood (The Connaught's - Postcards of a Royal Family)
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