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  Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (24 February 1774 8 July 1850), was the tenth-born child and seventh son of King George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte.
The Duke of Cambridge was married first at Cassel, Hesse on 7 May and then at Buckingham Palace on 1 June 1818 to his second cousin Augusta (25 July 1797-6 April 1889), the third daughter of Friedrich III, Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel.
The Duke of Cambridge died on 8 July 1850 at Cambridge House, Piccadilly, London, and was buried at Kew.
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 Cambridge
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 Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
A male-line grandson of King George III, the Duke of Cambridge was a first cousin of Queen Victoria and the maternal uncle of Princess (Victoria) Mary of Teck, the consort of King George V.
The Duke of Cambridge became inspector of the cavalry in 1852.
The Duke of Cambridge was forced to resign his post on 1 November 1895, and was succeeded by Lord Wolseley, whose duties were considerably modified.
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 Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Prince Edward Augustus was born in Buckingham Palace.
Prince Edward Augustus became a Knight of the Order of St. Patrick on 5 February 1783 and a Knight of the Order of the Garter on 2 May 1786.
The Duke of Kent became engaged to Princess Viktoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (17 August 1786 - 16 March 1861), the daughter of Francis I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and the widow of Emich Karl, Prince of Leiningen.
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 George III of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
He was the son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and therefore the grandson of George II.
In 1751, the Prince of Wales died from a head injury, leaving Prince George the Dukedom of Edinburgh.
In February 1789, a Regency Bill, authorising the Prince of Wales to act as Prince Regent, was introduced and passed in the House of Commons.
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 Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Charlotte was the youngest daughter of Charles Louis Frederick, Prince of Mecklenburg-Strelitz- (23 February, 1707 - 5 June, 1752) and his wife, Elizabeth Albertine, Princess of Saxe-Hildburghausen and Duchess of Saxony (4 August, 1713 - 29 June, 1761).
Among the royal couple's favored craftsmen and artists were the cabinetmaker William Vile, silversmith, the landscape designer Capability Brown, and the German painter, who frequently painted the king and queen and their children in charmingly informal scenes, such as a portrait of Queen Charlotte and her children as she sat at her dressing table.
The queen died in the presence of her eldest son, the Prince Regent, who was holding her hand as she sat in an armchair at the family's country retreat, Dutch House in Surrey (now known as Kew Palace).
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 Frederick, Prince of Wales Online Research :: Information about Frederick, Prince of Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Prince Frederick Louis, the grandson of the then Elector of Hanover (later King George I of Great Britain) and Sophia of Celle, was born in Hanover, Germany as Duke Friedrich Ludwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
The prince's father refused to make him the financial allowance that the prince considered should have been his, and Parliament was obliged to intervene, resulting in further bad feeling between the two.
Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland November 27 1745 September 18 1790 (an alleged marriage to Olive Wilmot in 1767 did not occur) married 1771, The Hon.
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HRH Prince George of Wales was born at Norfolk House in London.
He was the son of the Prince Frederick, Prince of Wales, and therefore the grandson of George II.
Prince George's mother was the Princess of Wales (née Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha).
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 Princess_Augusta_of_Cambridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Princess Augusta of Cambridge, later the Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (19 July 1822 – 5 December 1916), was a member of the British Royal Family.
Her father was Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge, the seventh son of King George III and Queen Charlotte, and his wife, Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel.
Princess Augusta had one brother, Prince George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge; and one sister, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, later the Duchess of Teck.
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 Britannia: History of Windsor (Berkshire)
Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, d.1817, wife of Prince Leopold George Frederick of Saxe-Saalfeld-Coburg (later King Léopold I of the Belgians) & daughter of King George IV Unnamed Prince, b & d.1817, son of Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales & Prince Leopold George Frederick of Saxe-Saalfeld-Coburg (later King Léopold I of the Belgians)
Prince George, Duke of Bedford, d.1477, aged 2, third son of King Edward IV Princess Mary, d.1687, aged 1, second daughter of Queen Anne & Prince George of Denmark
Prince George, Duke of Bedford, b.1477, third son of King Edward IV Princess Mary, b.1466, second daughter of King Edward IV Princess Anne Sophia, b.1686, third daughter of Queen Anne & Prince George of Denmark
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 MARY OF TECK FACTS AND INFORMATION
Her father was Prince Francis, Duke of Teck, the son of Duke_Alexander_of_Württemberg by his morganatic wife, Countess Claudine Rhédey de Kis-Rhéde (created Countess von Hohenstein in the Empire of Austria).
Her father, the Duke of Teck, was the product of morganatic_marriage, had no inheritance or wealth, and carried the lower royal style of ''Serene Highness''.
In 1891, Princess May was engaged to Prince_Albert_Victor,_Duke_of_Clarence, the eldest son of Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.
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 Articles - Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
His mother was Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Teck (nee Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge), the youngest daughter of HRH Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge and a granddaughter of King George III.
At the age of 19, he joined the 17th Lancers, the regiment of his maternal uncle, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, who was the commander-in-chief of the British Army from 1856-1895.
Adolphus, along with his brother, Prince Alexander of Teck, adopted the name Cambridge, after their grandfather, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Her father was His Royal Highness Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, the youngest son of King George III and Queen Charlotte.
Thus the Duke of Cambridge was no longer needed in Hanover and returned to London with his family, setting up residence in Kensington Palace.
The Duke and Duchess of Teck choose to reside in London rather than abroad, mainly because Mary Adelaide was the only breadwinner for the Tecks.
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 Duke of Cambridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Duke of Cambridge is a title frequently conferred upon junior members of the British royal family.
Duke of Cambridge (Peerage of the United Kingdom, 1801)
The first Duke's grandson, Adolphus, Duke of Teck, who was the brother of Queen Mary, George V's consort, was created Marquess of Cambridge in 1917 when he gave up his German titles and took the surname "Cambridge".
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Her father was His Serene Highness Prince Francis, Duke of Teck, the son of Duke Alexander of Württemberg by his morganatic wife, Countess Claudine Rhédey de Kis-Rhéde (created Countess von Hohenstein in the Empire of Austria).
Her mother was Her Royal Highness Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, the third child and the younger daughter of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge.
In 1891, Princess May was engaged to His Royal Highness Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, the eldest son of Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.
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In 1863, Francis was created Prince of Teck, with the style His Serene Highness in the Kingdom of Württemberg, and in 1871, was created Duke of Teck.
He instead married upwards, into a richer family, by marrying Her Royal Highness Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, the eldest daughter of HRH Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, and a granddaughter of King George III, who was known as Fat Mary because of her wide girth.
However, Queen Victoria was fond of Princess May and persuaded the Duke of Clarence's brother, and next in the line of succession, Prince George, Duke of York to marry her instead.
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 PRINCE ADOLPHUS, DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
He was tutored at home before being sent to the University of Göttingen in Germany in summer 1786, along with his brothers Prince Ernest (created Duke_of_Cumberland in 1799) and Prince Augustus (created Duke_of_Sussex in 1801).
George III appointed Prince Adolphus a Knight of the Garter on 6_June 1786 and created him Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Tipperary, and Baron Culloden on 17_November 1801.
The Duke of Cumberland became King Ernest_I_of_Hanover and the Duke of Cambridge returned to Britain.
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 Articles - Mary of Teck   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Her father was Prince Francis, Duke of Teck, the son of Duke Alexander of Württemberg by his morganatic wife, Countess Claudine Rhédey de Kis-Rhéde (created Countess von Hohenstein in the Empire of Austria).
Her mother was Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, the third child and the younger daughter of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge.
In 1891, Princess May was engaged to Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, the eldest son of Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.
www.lastring.com /articles/Mary_of_Teck   (1986 words)

  
 McFarland - Publisher of Reference and Scholarly Books
35 Prince Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707—1751) 138
48 Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathern and Earl of Dublin (1767—1820) 196
52 Prince Augustus, Duke of Sussex (1773—1843) 212
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 Hereditary Peerages
Duke of Marlborough, whose dukedom was inherited by his eldest daughter.
An example is the Duke of Suffolk, whose peerage was attainted because he placed his daughter, Lady Jane Grey, on the throne as Queen in 1553 (and of course he lost his head as well as his peerage).
Prince Philip was born a Prince of Greece and Denmark.
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 Marquess of Cambridge
The 1st Marquess of Cambridge was the eldest son of His Highness Francis Paul Charles Louis Alexander, Prince and Duke of Teck and was descended from the 1st Duke of Cambridge (7th son of George III).
Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus, the 1st Marquess of Cambridge served in the South African War (1899-1900) and received the Brevet Medal with 6 clasps.
Mary Ilona Margaret, daughter of the 2nd Marquess, stood as a bridesmaid for H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth's marriage to the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947.
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 EIGHTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
He was married to Sophia Charlotte of MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ Queen of England (daughter of Duke of MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ) in 1761.
Octaviius of ENGLAND was born in 1779 in England - son of George III.
Prince Alfred of ENGLAND was born in 1780 in England - son of George III.
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 GEORGE III OF THE UNITED KINGDOM FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
HRH Prince George of Wales was born prematurely at Norfolk_House in London at 07:30 on 4_June 1738.
The new Duke of Edinburgh was Heir_Apparent to the Throne, and was subsequently created Prince_of_Wales.
The Duke of Portland became Prime Minister; Fox and Lord North, who held the offices of Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Secretary of State for the Home Department, respectively, were the individuals who truly held power, with the Duke of Portland acting as a figurehead.
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2003001322
Prince Charles, Duke of York and Albany, later Prince of Wales (1600-1649)............................
Prince William, Duke of Clarence and St. Andrews and Earl of Munster, later King William IV (1765-1837).................
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathern and Earl of Dublin (1767-1820)...........................................
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 LearnThis.Info Encyclopedia articles beginning with 'Pr'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame
Prince of Wales - Outer Ketchikan Census Area, Alaska
Prince William, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
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 Royal Insight > June 2005 > Mailbox > Page 3
Queen Victoria's second son, Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (1844 - 1900), had joined the navy in 1858, serving as a cadet and midshipman before being appointed as lieutenant on the 22-gun steam corvette HMS Racoon in 1863, under Captain Count Gleichen.
Prince Alfred caught forty salmon in three and a half day's fishing and the Duke of Roxburghe then joined the Prince on the voyage back down the coast to Bergen.
Dr Hahn, The Duke of Edinburgh's headmaster at Gordonstoun and founder of the United World Colleges, sought to engender in the boys and girls of post-war Britain a sense of achievement and personal fulfilment through the experience of challenging assignments and adventure.
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 Royal Genealogies Part 5
NOTES: Prince Michael relinquished his place in the line of succession because of his marriage to a divorced Catholic, but Buckingham Palace subsequently announced that his children would still be eligible to succeed to the throne.
Prince Charles likes to call him "Willie Wombat," but many people have pointed out that it is an unsuitably slothful name for so active a child.
of Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Elizabeth Albertin of Saxe-Hildburghausen.
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Prince Arthur of the United Kingdom, third son of
Prince Albert, later Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
Prince Adolphus of the United Kingdom, 1st Duke of Cambridge
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