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  Prince Alastair of Connaught - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Alastair was denied the title of a British prince and the style His Highness in 1917.
Alastair was born on August 9, 1914 in London.
Although second in line to the dukedom of Connaught and Strathearn as well as earldom of Sussex at the time of his birth, heir of his father who was the heir apparent, he was the heir apparent to his mother's dukedom of Fife.
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 Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In Letters Patent dated November 20, 1917, King George V restricted the titles of Prince or Princess and the style of Royal Highness to the children of the sovereign, the children of the sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.
Prince Alastair lost his title of Prince of Great Britain and Ireland under the letters patent of 1917 that changed the Royal Family 's surname to Windsor ; and abolished the entitlement of great-grandchildren of a sovereign the title Prince.
As such Prince Alastair was then known as the Earl of Mcduff, a courtsey title as his mother was Duchess (in her own right) of Fife.
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 Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd and last Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Earl of Sussex ( August 9, 1914 - April 26, 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family.
To be merged: His Highness Prince Alastair of Connaught ( 8th of September, 1914 - 26th April, 1943) was the second child and only son of HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught and Lady Alexandra Duff (later HH Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife).
Alastair served in the armed forces, as a lieutenant in the Royal Scots Greys regiment.
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 Knowledge King - Prince Arthur of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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.
Prince Arthur of Connaught died of stomach cancer at age 55.
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 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His Royal Highness The Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (Arthur William Patrick Albert) ( 1 May 1850 – 16 January 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family, a son of Queen Victoria.
On 13 March 1879, Arthur married Princess Louise Marguerite 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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 Articles - Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Prince Albert Victor and his brother George served as Naval cadets on the HMS Bacchante until 1883, after which he was sent to Trinity College, Cambridge.
Prince George married his brother's fiancée, with whom he was in love and had a long and happy marriage.
Prince Albert Victor died of pneumonia on January 14, 1892.
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 Encyclopedia: Prince Alastair of Connaught
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (Francis Charles Augustus Albert Emmanuel, of the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha branch of the House of Wettin) (26 August 1819 - 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Princess Margaret of Connaught, Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah Wettin (January 15, 1882 - May 1, 1920), Crown Princess of Sweden, was the daughter of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and his wife, the Princess Luise Marguerite of Prussia, and a granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
His Royal Highness Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (Albert Victor Christian Edward Wettin) (January 8, 1864 – January 14, 1892) was born in Windsor, England, the eldest son of the Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) and Alexandra of Denmark, and was therefore the second in...
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 info: ALFRED, DUKE OF SAXE-COBURG AND GOTHA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
His Royal Highness Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke of Edinburgh (born 6 August 1844 and died 30 July 1900), was the second son and fourth child of Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Prince Alfred, therefore remained in the navy, and was promoted lieutenant on 24 February 1863 and captain on 23 February 1866, being then appointed to the command of the frigate HMS Galatea.
Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke of Edinburgh
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His father was His Royal Highness Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, the third eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
On 12 October 1913, Prince Arthur married Her Highness Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife ( 7 May 1891 - 26 February 1959), the elder daugther of Arthur's cousin, Her Royal Highness Prince Louise, the Princess Royal, the eldest daughter of Edward VII and Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife.
In 1920, Prince Arthur succeeded Viscount Buxton as governor-general and commander-in-chief in South Africa.
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 info: PRINCESS MARGARET OF CONNAUGHT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Princess Margaret of Connaught, Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah Wettin ( January 15, 1882 — May 1, 1920), Crown Princess of Sweden, was the daughter of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, third son of Queen Victoria, and his wife, the Princess Luise Marguerite of Prussia.
Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten ( 1906 - 1947), father of the present King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland ( 1912 - 1997)
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 Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn - TheBestLinks.com - Prince Alastair of Connaught, August 9, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn ( August 9 1914 - April 26 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family.
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 Alastair Arthur Windsor 2nd Duke of Connaught - Definition up Erdmond.Com
In Letters Patent dated November_20, 1917, King George V restricted the titles of Prince or Princess and the style of Royal Highness to the children of the sovereign, the children of the sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.
Although third in line to the dukedom of Connaught and Strathearn at the time of his birth, he was the heir_apparent to his mother's dukedom of Fife.
Prince Alastair lost his title of Prince of Great Britain and Ireland under the letters_patent of 1917 that changed the Royal_Family 's surname to Windsor ; and abolished the entitlement of great-grandchildren of a sovereign the title Prince.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Earl of Sussex (August 9, 1914-April 26, 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family.
His Highness Prince Alastair of Connaught (8th of September, 1914 - 26th April, 1943) was the second child and only son of HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught and Lady Alexandra Duff (later HH Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife).
Prince Alastair lost his title of Prince of Great Britain and Ireland under the letters patent of 1917 that changed the Royal Family's surname to Windsor ; and abolished the entitlement of great-grandchildren of a sovereign the title Prince.
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 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught - Articles and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert of Great Britain and Ireland, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Earl of Sussex ( May 1, 1850 - January 16, 1942) was the third son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
In 1879 Connaught married Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia, a grand-niece of the German Emperor William I.
The Duke of Connaught went to his office in the East Block of Parliament Hill daily when he was in Ottawa.
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 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
Prince Alastair was denied the title of a British prince and the style '' His Highness '' in 1917.
Alastair served as an aide-de-camp to Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone Earl of Athlone, then the governor-general of Canada.
Alastair died at Government House in Ottawa, where he had been a guest of the Earl of Athlone and Princess Alice of Albany Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.
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 Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India (1819-1901)
Ludwig, Prince of Hesse and the Rhine (1931-1937)
Ludwig, Prince of Hesse and the Rhine (1908-)
Friedrich, Prince of Hesse and the Rhine (1870-1873)
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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 (Prince Philip), HRH the Duke of York (Prince Andrew), HRH the Duke of Gloucester (Prince Richard), and HRH the Duke of Kent (Prince Edward).
For example, King George III created his second son, Prince Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, and Queen Victoria bestowed the dukedom of Clarence and Avondale on her grandson, Prince Albert Victor of Wales.
Under the 20 November 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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 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
Prince Arthur held the title of a British prince with the style HRH ''His Royal Highness''.
His mother was ''Her Royal Highness'' The Duchess of Connaught (nee Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia.) Prince Arthur was the first royal Prince to be educated at Eton College.
In October 1922, Prince Arthur was promoted to the honorary rank of major general and became an aide-de-camp to his first cousin, George V of the United Kingdom King George V.
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 HRH THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT
Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert of Great Britain and Ireland, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Earl of Sussex (May 1, 1850 - January 16, 1942) was the third son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
In 1879 Connaught married Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia, a grand-niece of the German Emperor William I. They had three children - two daughters (Princess Margaret of Connaught and Princess Patricia of Connaught, and one son, Prince Arthur of Connaught.
The Duke of Connaught and his family grieved the loss of many of their personal staff serving overseas during the war.
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 info: PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR, DUKE OF CLARENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In fact, the epithet was originally due to a congenitally-elongated neck and arms, which his parents disguised with high collared clothing and long sleeves.
Finally, Prince Albert Victor (created Duke of Clarence and Avondale in 1890) became engaged to Princess Mary of Teck (also known as Princess May), but before the marriage could take place he died of pneumonia at Sandringham House in Norfolk.
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale
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 British Royal Family
Prince Albert Victor was firstly engaged to Princess Helene of Orleans (daughter of Count of Paris), this engagement was broken off due to difficulties in Princess Helene not being able to renounce her Roman Catholic religion.
Prince Arthur was the notional next heir to the Dukedom of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha but declined the honour in favour of his nephew Prince Charles Edward.
Prince Charles who was born posthumously was a fervent Nazi supporter and after the second World War he was placed in an internment camp followed by a life of seclusion.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Prince Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert of Connaught (13 January 1883 - 12 September 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 20 November 1920 to 3 December 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, Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia.
The couple, who were first cousins once-removed, were styled "TRH Prince and Princess Arthur of Connaught." They had one son, His Highness Prince Alastair Arthur of Connaught, later Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, (9 August 1914 - 26 April 1942).
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 ReggaeSeen.com - reggae encyclopedia - Edward VII of the United Kingdom
The Prince of Wales hoped to pursue a career in the British Army, but this was denied him because he was heir to the throne.
Once widowed, Queen Victoria effectively withdrew from public life, but shortly after the Prince Consort's death, she arranged for her son to marry Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the beautiful elder daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark.
HRH Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale
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 Princess Duchess of Fife Alexandra Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
From that point until her death in 1959, she was generally referred to as HRH Princess Arthur of Connaught.
Prince and Princess Arthur of Connaught had one son, HH Prince Alastair Arthur of Connaught, styled Earl of MacDuff (by courtsey) after November 1917.
When Prince Arthur was appointed governor general of the Union of South Africa in 1920, she accompanied him to Pretoria and worked on behalf of local hospitals.
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