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  Henry, Duke of Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry, Duke of Cornwall was the name of two sons of King Henry VIII of England and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
Henry, Duke of Cornwall (1 January 1511 - 11 February 1511) was the second child, oldest son and Heir Apparent of King Henry VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon.
Henry, Duke of Cornwall (December 1514) was the third son and fourth child of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
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 Duke of Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current Duke of Cornwall is Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of the current British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
Cornwall was the first dukedom ever conferred in England, being created for Edward, the Black Prince, the eldest son of Edward III in 1336.
The current Duke received his dues at Launceston Castle in 1973, which included a pair of white gloves, a pair of greyhounds, a pound of pepper and cumin, a pair of gilt spurs, one hundred silver shillings, a bow, a spear and firewood.
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 Duchy of Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The current Duke of Cornwall is The Prince of Wales.
Cornwall itself in this framework is described as a Duchy (as opposed to an ordinary county), and the Duchy estates are distinguished from the Duchy itself.
Both the Duchy of Cornwall and its counterpart, the Duchy of Lancashire, have special statutory rights not available to other estates held by peers: for example, the rules on Bona Vacantia operate in favour of the holder of the Duchy (as opposed to the Crown generally), and there are separate Attorneys General for the estates.
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 DUKE OF CORNWALL FACTS AND INFORMATION
The current Duke of Cornwall is Charles,_Prince_of_Wales, the eldest son of the current British_monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
Cornwall was the first dukedom ever conferred in England, being created for Edward,_the_Black_Prince, the eldest son of Edward III in 1336.
The Arms of the Duke of Cornwall are ''sable fifteen bezants Or'', that is, a fl field bearing fifteen gold coins.
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 Edward VI of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward automatically became Duke of Cornwall upon his birth; he was, however, never created Prince of Wales, as was (and still is) customary for the heir-apparent to the Throne.
One of the Duke of Somerset's primary aims was to achieve a union between England and Scotland.
The Duke of Somerset became extremely unpopular, and was deposed by John Dudley, 1st Earl of Warwick.
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 Tyr-Gwyr-Gweryn
Cornwall is a country situated at the extreme south west of the island of Great Britain and its historic Border with England is the Tamar River.
Cornwall is administered as an 'English county' and officially promoted by the State as being 'in England' and, as a consequence, her people are incorrectly presumed to be 'English' by those who communicate information.
Cornwall is the rump of the Romano-British kingdom of Dumnonia which former territory was inexorably eroded by the advancing West Saxons between 577 A.D. and 936 A.D. until the Tamar River was established by Athelstan as an ethnic, or national, Border segregating the Cornish Britons from the English.
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 Duke of Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Duchy of Cornwall is separate and distinct from the political county of Cornwall or the geographic region of Cornwall in southwestern Britain.
The Duke of Cornwall is the eldest son of the reigning monarch who is also the heir apparent.
This means that one can be the Duke of Cornwall without being the Prince of Wales, since the latter title is conferred explicitly by the monarch, and is often withheld until the age of majority.
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 Duchy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A duchy is a territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess.
They invest primarily in land, and their income is payable either to the monarch or the monarch's eldest son.
The income of the Duchy of Cornwall accrues to the Duke of Cornwall, who is the monarch's eldest son if heir to the throne (and thus currently the Prince of Wales).
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 Kings Earls and Dukes of Cornwall
The Duchy is merely a number of estates in Cornwall and elsewhere which belong to the Duke, the eldest son of the sovereign.
The title remained dormant during the childless reign of Richard I. 1399-The title Duke of Cornwall was revived, when Henry IV seized the crown and invested his eldest son the future Henry V with the title.
According to the original charter the Duchy of Cornwall should have reverted to the Crown, as the Dukedom was limited to the eldest son of the king.
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 The Prince of Wales - About the Prince   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A charter ruled that each future Duke of Cornwall would be the eldest surviving son of the monarch - and the Heir to The Throne.
The Prince of Wales became the 24th Duke of Cornwall on The Queen's accession to the throne, in 1952.
As Duke of Cornwall, His Royal Highness chairs The Prince's Council, the equivalent of a modern day non-executive board, which includes: The Lord Warden of the Stannaries, the Receiver General, the Attorney-General to The Prince of Wales, and the Secretary and Keeper of the Records.
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 GENUKI: Cornwall
Cornwall is actually a Duchy and the Duke of Cornwall is the Monarch's eldest son, currently His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
Cornwall County Asylum, for the reception of private patients and pauper lunatics was located in Bodmin.
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (DCLI) was formed in 1881 from the amalgamation of the 32nd and 46th Regiments of Foot.
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 A brief History of CHC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cornwall Hill College is located inside that estate, on twenty-four hectares of land that was donated by the van der Byl family.
The College's Coat of Arms is derived from the Duke's regimental crest and the coat of arms of the Dutchy of Cornwall.
The College tartan is the hunting tartan of the Duke of Cornwall.
www.cornwall.co.za /history.htm   (293 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Prince Charles
He is the son of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Philip Mountbatten, duke of Edinburgh.
His titles, in addition to prince of Wales, are duke of Cornwall; duke of Rothesay; earl of Carrick; and Baron Renfrew, lord of the Isles and great steward of Scotland.
After gaining the assent of the queen and the archbishop of Canterbury, Charles married his longtime companion in April 2005, and she became known as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
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 BBC NEWS | England | Cornwall | Charles congratulated on wedding
Dignitaries in Devon and Cornwall have been offering their congratulations to Prince Charles, the Duke of Cornwall, at the news he is to marry.
Cornwall County Council said it was an honour for the county to have a new duchess.
As Duke of Cornwall, Prince Charles is one of the biggest landowners in the South West.
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 Cornwall --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Founded as New Johnstown by loyalists in 1784, it was renamed in 1797 for the duke of Cornwall, George III's eldest son.
North Cornwall district is an area of elevated, open terrain.
According to Arthurian legend, the land of Lyonnesse connected Cornwall in the west of England with the Scilly Isles lying in the English Channel.
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 Duke of Cornwall - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The dukedom remains the last in the United Kingdom still associated with an actual duchy, the income of which goes to the Duke (or to the monarch when the dukedom is vacant).
This means that one can be the Duke of Cornwall without being the Prince of Wales, since the monarch confers the latter title explicitly, and often does not do so until the prospective Prince reaches the age of majority.
Charles Stuart, Duke of York, son of James I, on the death of his brother 1612, ascended throne as Charles I in 1625.
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 Charles II of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He remained abroad, living a rather licentious life and fathering numerous illegitimate children (350 or so by rumour), who included James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, born in 1649 to a Welsh noblewoman, Lucy Walter, whom Charles was alleged to have secretly married.
After Richard Cromwell's resignation in 1659 and the civil and military unrest that followed, General George Monck sent a delegation to Charles in Holland, headed by Thomas Fairfax to negotiate terms under which Monck would support Charles' return as King, resulting in the 1660 Declaration of Breda.
Clarendon was replaced by a quintet of advisors: Clifford, Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, Ashley and Lauderdale, whose initials are believed by some to be the origin of the term cabal.
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 Arthurian Biographies: Ambrosius Aurelianus
Geoffrey of Monmouth's "History of the Kings of Britain," Gorlois is the Duke of Cornwall in roughly the mid-fifth century.
Gorlois (Gwrlais in Welsh) may have been a governor of Cerniw (Cornwall), the western portion of Dumnonia, under King Erbin.
Late pedigrees, attributed to Iolo Goch, suggest he was a descendant of Gerdan, a younger son of King Solor of Cernyw (Glywysing).
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 King Lear Plot Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Edmund learns that Regan and the Duke of Cornwall will be at the castle that night, thus setting in motion his new plan to usurp his father's title.
Cornwall suggests that Kent should be placed in stocks while Gloucester advises against punishment since it would displease the king.
Cornwall is hurt in the fray yet is able to finish the blinding of Gloucester.
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 Duke of Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The first dukedom created in the peerage of England was that of Cornwall, created for Edward, the Black Prince, son and heir apparent of King III of England">Edward III.
VIII of England">Henry Tudor, Duke of York, son of Henry VII, by the death of his older brother Arthur, 1502, ascended throne as Henry VIII in 1509.
VI of England">Edward Tudor, son of Henry VIII, by birth 1537, ascended throne 1547.
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 History and Folklore of Cornwall
Cornwall has a flag, it is the flag of St Piran, patron saint of miners, and is said to represent the triumph of good over evil.
For obvious reasons, Cornwall's best known names from the past are connected with mining or the sea, but there were others.
Cornwall is rich in these groups of standing stones, built in the Bronze Age.
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 Duke of Cornwall, Hammersmith, London - pub details # beerintheevening.com
Having said that it's way preferable to the library quietness of the Distillers or the OSP, it's got a top class jukebox which will always be turned up on request, and a couple of pool players capable of clearing from the break.
The 'DUKE' is a fab pub with a young, lively and friendly staff.
The Duke of Cornwall will; be far better within the next month when the new manager - RAY - takes over....
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 Ade's Cornwall
Cornwall is a constitutional Duchy which is extra-territorial to the English Crown.
Basically, Cornwall is a separate Celtic Country, similar in status to Wales and Scotland.
Its head of state is not the Queen but her son, Prince Charles, the Duke of Cornwall.
www.geocities.com /adeandchris/cornwall.html   (158 words)

  
 Duke of Cornwall, Fulham Palace Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
48 Fulham Palace Road, W6 Formerly Finnegans Wake, the Duke of Cornwall reopened on St Patrick's Day 2004 with a redeveloped internal space which, due to opening up the skylights, is far better lit and changes the balance of the old 1930s pub towards a larger space.
Formerly the Duke of Cornwall, Finnegans Wake is an odd shape, with a circular front drinking area, and the bar behind that at the side of a bigger inside lounge.
It might as well be called the Duke of Cornwall again, except that the pub's old sign has been disposed of: I know 'cos I once saw it languishing in a shop as I rode past.
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 Duke of Cornwall L/Inf
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, (Fox's regiment of Marines, Price's Regiment) shown in Historical Military Art prints from 1702 to 1968 published by Cranston Fine arts the military print company.
battalion of the Duke of Cornwell’s Light Infantry is that of the Mutiny.
Under heavy cross-fire from machine-guns, Lance-Corporal W H Stoneman, of 1st Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, endeavoured to extinguish the flames, and for his great gallantry was awarded the DCM.
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 Edward V of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
His father's brother Richard, Duke of Gloucester, was entrusted with the role of protector to his young nephews, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York.
On June 25, Parliament declared his nephews illegitimate after a priest (believed to be the Bishop of Bath and Wells) presented evidence that Edward had contracted to marry Lady Eleanor Talbot before he married Elizabeth Woodville; this would have made his marriage to Elizabeth invalid.
It is generally believed that they were killed, and the usual suspects are: their uncle, King Richard; Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham; and Henry Tudor, who defeated Richard and took the throne as Henry VII.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/edward_v_of_england   (606 words)

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