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  Duke of Gloucester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title Duke of Gloucester (pronounced gloss-ter) is a British royal title (after Gloucester), often conferred on one of the sons of the reigning monarch.
HRH Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805)
HRH The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974)
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 Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (1390 – February 23, 1447) was the fifth son of King Henry IV of England by his first wife, Mary de Bohun.
He was created Duke of Gloucester in 1414, and upon the death of his brother, King Henry V of England in 1422, became regent of the kingdom and protector to his young nephew, King Henry VI.
Through this marriage Gloucester assumed the title "Count of Holland, Zeeland and Hainault", and briefly fought to retain these titles when they were contested by Jacqueline's uncle, former husband, and cousin Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (see: War of Succession in Holland).
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 THOMAS OF WOODSTOCK, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER - LoveToKnow Article on THOMAS OF WOODSTOCK, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
GLOUCESTER, THOMAS OF WOODSTOCK, DUKE OF (1355-1397), seventh and youngest son of the English king Edward III., was born at Woodstock on the 7th of January 1355.
Lancaster having left the country, Gloucester placed himself at the head of the party which disliked the royal advisers, Michael de la Pole, earl of Suffolk and Robert de Vere, earl of Oxfotd, whose recent elevation to the dignity of duke of Ireland had aroused profound discontent.
Gloucester disliked the peace with France and Richardg second marriage with Isabella, daughter of King Charles VI.; other causes of difference were not wanting, and it has been asserted that the duke was plotting to seize the king.
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 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia
The august avenue known as Duke of Gloucester Street began as a narrow Indian trace that rose to the dignity of a horse path in the 17th century.
When the Virginia legislators grandly gave it the name of the heir to the English throne, Duke of Gloucester Street rolled through a series of swampy ravines and at one point was obstructed by houses.
Often referred to as the "main street" or the "great street" in the 18th century, Duke of Gloucester Street was to be 99 feet wide and run nearly a mile straight from the College of William and Mary on the west to the Capitol on the east.
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 AllRefer.com - Gloucester, Humphrey, duke of (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Gloucester, Humphrey, duke of 1391–1447, English nobleman; youngest son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun.
Since Bedford was occupied in France, Gloucester was given the title of protector during his absences, but he had to share his authority with a council of magnates.
Gloucester married (c.1422) Jacqueline of Hainaut but abandoned (1425) her after their disastrous military expedition to Hainaut.
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 Gloucester, Humphrey, duke of
Gloucester was known as “Good Duke Humphrey,” probably because of his patronage of scholars and men of letters.
Stafford, Humphrey, 1st duke of Buckingham - Stafford, Humphrey, 1st duke of Buckingham, 1402–60, English nobleman.
Bedford, John of Lancaster, duke of - Bedford, John of Lancaster, duke of, 1389–1435, English nobleman; third son of Henry IV of...
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Prince Henry was born in 1900 in York Cottage, the residence on the Sandringham estate of the then Duke and Duchess of York, in the last full year in the life of his great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.
In 1928, his father, by now King, created him Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster, and Baron Culloden, three titles that linked him with three of the four parts of the United Kingdom, namely England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
In 1935 Gloucester married Lady Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott, a daughter of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and they had two sons, Prince William of Gloucester (1941-1972), and Prince Richard of Gloucester (born 1944), now the 2nd Duke of Gloucester.
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 71000 Duke Of Gloucester - The Real Life Fairytale
Their hopes were not only to restore 'The Duke' to full working condition but perhaps to find the mysterious problem affecting the boiler.
In 1990, as a driver, Ray was astonished at the transformation in the locomotive and several years later he insisted on being allocated 'The Duke' in the Shap performance trials of 1995.
"A moment in history was captured, as the unique three-cylinder BR '8P' 4-6-2 No. 71000 Duke of Gloucester, rebuilt from a Barry wreck, passed Tebay in the wind and rain of Monday October 2nd at the start of one of the most stirring steam-powered ascents of Shap ever recorded.
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 Gloucester, Humphrey, duke of - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
GLOUCESTER, HUMPHREY, DUKE OF [Gloucester, Humphrey, duke of] 1391-1447, English nobleman; youngest son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun.
After the accession of his eldest brother as Henry V, Humphrey was created (1414) duke of Gloucester and earl of Cambridge.
However, Parliament disregarded this claim, which was based on Henry V's will, and made Gloucester's older brother, John of Lancaster, duke of Bedford, protector of the realm.
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 Articles - Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Henry William Frederick Albert), (31 March 1900 – 10 June 1974) was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary.
In late 1944 The Duke of Gloucester was unexpectedly appointed Governor-General of Australia.
The Duke´s wife, Alice, received the permission of Queen Elizabeth II to be styled Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester to distinguish herself from Prince Richard´s wife.
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 The Royal Family > TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Born in 1944, The Duke of Gloucester is the second son of the late Duke of Gloucester and the late Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester have three children: (Alexander) Earl of Ulster, born in 1974; The Lady Davina Windsor, born in 1977; and The Lady Rose Windsor, born in 1980.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester both carry out a large number of official engagements each year, individually and together.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page421.asp   (157 words)

  
 Articles - Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
{{Plantagenetsarms= Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester (January 7 1355 – September 8 (or 9), 1397) was the thirteenth and youngest child of King Edward III of England and Queen Philippa.
He was the fifth of the five sons of Edward III who survived to adulthood, and like his brothers, he and his descendants were active participants in the struggle for the English Crown known as the Wars of the Roses.
In 1385 he received the title Duke of Aumale, and at about the same time was created Duke of Gloucester.
www.pdahandheld.net /articles/Thomas_of_Woodstock,_1st_Duke_of_Gloucester   (260 words)

  
 Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester & Edinburgh (1776-1834)
Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester & Edinburgh (1776-1834)
Maria, Duchess of Gloucester, née Maria Walpole (Countess of Waldegrave)
Duke of Gloucester & Edinburgh, in the Peerage of Great Britain, and Earl of Connaught, in the Peerage of Ireland (H.H. The Duke of Gloucester)
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 Berkshire History: Biographies: Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1743-1805)
In the army, Gloucester was commissioned a Colonel of the 13th Regiment of Foot on 28th June 1766, of the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards on 6th January 1768, of the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards and Major-General on 30th March 1770, General on 25th May 1772 and, eventually, Field-Marshal in 1793.
In later life, the Duke started an affair with the Duchess's lady of the bedchamber, Lady Almeria Carpenter and, by 1787, the year that the Duke received the degree of LL.D. from the University of Cambridge, the Royal couple decided upon a separation, after a dispute over their daughter's education.
The Duke of Gloucester died on 25th August 1805 and was buried in St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
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 Royal Worcester Duke of Gloucester Best Prices
Duke of Gloucester china by Royal Worcester was made for the, Duke of Gloucester.
The Gloucester service represents one of the most sumptuous decorations to be seen on Royal Worcester's dinnerware.
Please select the pieces of Duke of Gloucester you would like to order and click the "Add to Cart" Button at the bottom of the page.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - Medieval People Starting With H
Herleva and Duke Robert I of Normandy were the parents of William the Conqueror but were not married.
Henry was still too young to rule and Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, took over as regent until Henry was old enough to rule England unaided.
Gloucester was not popular and was the cause of unrest bewteen him and Parliament.
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 Scotsman.com News - Duke to sell off Royal sporrans to pay death duties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
THE Queen's cousin, the Duke of Gloucester, is selling his family sporrans to pay death duties.
The duke, 61, 18th in line to the throne and a cousin of the Duke of Buccleuch, Scotland's largest private landowner, hopes to raise £2 million to pay inheritance tax due on the estate of his father.
The late duke, who died in 1974, was the third son of King George V and Queen Mary.
news.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=76492006   (536 words)

  
 The Duke of Gloucester Website
Unlike other big steam locomotives, which had established great reputations in British Railways' service, The Duke had been a failure A mystery steaming problem had let down mechanical technology fifty years ahead of its time, and betrayed the potential of the engine to become a "World Beater".
In 1990, as a driver, Ray was astonished at the transformation in the locomotive engine and several years later he insisted on being allocated The Duke in the Shap performance trials of 1995.
This is an independent website which exists to promote 71000 Duke of Gloucester and to inform the international public about the history of the locomotive, it's unique British Caprotti Valve Gear, restoration, subsequent main line running, modifications and improvements and all other aspects which might be of interest.
www.dukeofgloucester.cwc.net   (489 words)

  
 Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (1390 - February 23, 1447) was the fifth son of King Henry IV of England by his first wife, Mary de Bohun.
He was created Duke of Gloucester in 1414, and in about 1422 he married Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut and Holland, daughter of William VI.
His name lives on in "Duke Humfrey's Library", part of the Bodleian Library in Oxford, to which Humphrey donated the nucleus of its collection.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Humphrey,_Duke_of_Gloucester.html   (1145 words)

  
 The British Caprotti Valve Gear
Steam engines do not have mechanical gears; instead "gearing" is achieved by shutting off the supply of steam at an earlier and earlier point in the piston stroke.
Starting with a train, the steam cut-off of THE DUKE will be at 83% of the piston stroke and the rest of the work will be done by expansion.
As the Duke gathers speed and the driver shortens the cut-off, the variable valve actuation makes the inlet valves close sooner in the cycle.
www.dukeofgloucester.cwc.net /caprotti.htm   (648 words)

  
 KING HENRY V DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING HENRY the Fifth. (KING HENRY V) DUKE OF GLOUCESTER (GL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
GOWER The Duke of Gloucester, to whom the order of the siege is given, is altogether directed by an Irishman, a very valiant gentleman, i' faith.
Therefore, go speak: the duke will hear thy voice: And let not Bardolph's vital thread be cut With edge of penny cord and vile reproach: Speak, captain, for his life, and I will thee requite.
EXETER Charles Duke of Orleans, nephew to the king; John Duke of Bourbon, and Lord Bouciqualt: Of other lords and barons, knights and squires, Full fifteen hundred, besides common men.
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 GLOUCESTER (abbreviate... - Online Information article about GLOUCESTER (abbreviate...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Conquest Gloucester was a borough governed by a portreeve, with a castle which was frequently a royal See also:
Godwine, was succeeded nearly a century later by Robert, earl of Gloucester.
Xap-rns, originally for papyrus, material for writing, thence transferred to paper and from this material to the document, in O. Eng.
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 HRH THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER
After the Conquest it is possible that the Earldom of Gloucester was held by (a) William FitzEustace, perhaps son of Eustace II Count of Boulogne, and (b) Robert FitzHamon, Sieur de Creully in the Calvados region of Normandy, allegedly grandson of Hamo
An undoubted Earl of Gloucester, perhaps the first authentic such, at any rate after the Conquest, is Robert FitzHamon's son-in-law, another Robert, who was an illegitimate son of HENRY I and was so created in 1122.
The latter seems not to have been recognised as Earl of Gloucester as well as of Kent, despite his wife's undoubted possession of the former Earldom by the time of their marriage.
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 Duke Of Gloucester
The exhaust steam injector for a locomotive engine is a system of re-using waste steam from the boiler, converting and transferring this back to the boiler to increase the power and efficiency of the locomotive.
The Duke of Gloucester Trust employed BFS to produce an injector body for the 71000 Duke of Gloucester class "K" locomotives, a type which had not been manufactured since the late 1950s of which the original drawings had been destroyed in a fire in1962.
However a drawing was put together by the discovery of an incorrectly produced drawing, which had been discarded, but kept in the files of Davies and Metcalfe, the original manufacturer.
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 Duke of Gloucester
The Duke of Gloucester is one of Toronto's more authentic British pubs and is known to attract many ex-pats.
The Duke has the traditional red couches, deep burgundy wallpaper and patterned tin ceiling of the best British pubs.
Duke of Gloucester 000100065 -79.3859 43.6683 649 Yonge St. (upstairs) (416) 961-9704 Toronto ON http://www.thedukeofgloucester.com/
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 The Royal Family > HRH The Duke of Gloucester > Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Duke of Gloucester is the second son of the late Duke of Gloucester and the late Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (third daughter of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch).
He became heir to his father's titles following the death of his elder brother, Prince William of Gloucester, in a flying accident on 28 August 1972.
When he was four months old he was taken by his parents to Australia, where for two years (1945-47) his father was Governor-General.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page521.asp   (142 words)

  
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