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  Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
In recent times the Duke of Clarence and Avondale has been the centre of rumours that he committed, or was responsible for, the Jack the Ripper murders in 1888.
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 Knowledge King - Prince Arthur of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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
Prince Arthur of the United Kingdom, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (Arthur William Patrick Albert) (1 May 1850 – 16 January 1942), KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, GCVO, GBE, VD, TD, PC, ADC, was a member of the British Royal Family, a son of Queen Victoria.
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 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.
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 Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prrincess Louise Margarte of Prussia, Duchess of Connaught
Arthur wished to marry Princess Mary, who was the daughter of King George V of Hanover, but she never decided to accept him.
The bride's father, Prince Frederick Karl, was a morose, bully and brutal man; when his third daughter, Luise Margaret, was born, he was furious because the baby was not a boy and he boxed his wife, Marianne of Anhalt, on the ears, leaving her with a damaged hearing for the rest of her life.
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 Carl Eduard, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Carl Eduard was born at Claremont House, Surrey, the posthumous son and younger child of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, the fourth son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and his wife, Princess Helena of Waldeck.
The Duke of Edinburgh's only son, Prince Alfred ("Young Alfie"), committed suicide in 1899 and the Duke of Connaught, the Queen's third son, renounced his claims to the duchy on behalf of himself and his son.
On 11 October 1905, at Glücksburg Castle, Holstein, the Duke married Princess Victoria Adelaide (31 December 1885 – 5 October 1970), the daughter of the Duke Friedrich Ferdinard of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Arthur of Connaught, KG, KT, GCMG, GCVO, CB (Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert) (13 January 1883 - 12 September 1938) was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of Queen Victoria.
His father was 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 Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife (7 May 1891 - 26 February 1959), the elder daughter of Arthur's cousin, Princess Louise, the Princess Royal, the eldest daughter of Edward VII and Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife.
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 Encyclopedia: Prince Alastair of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prince Alastair was denied the title of a British prince and the style His Highness in 1917.
His mother was Her Royal Highness Princess Arthur of Connaught (nee Her Highness Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, the eldest daughter of HRH Princess Louise, Princess Royal).
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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 Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His mother was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria since she was the daughter of HRH Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and his wife, Princess Margaret Luise of Prussia.
Princess Sibylla was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, a granddaughter of HRH Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany.
Prince Gustaf Adolf was killed in an airplane accident at the Copenhagen Airport in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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 Princess Victoria, Princess Royal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She was a daughter of Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Queen Victoria and later married into the Prussian Royal House, Hohenzollern.
Until the birth of her brother, The Prince Albert Edward on November 9, 1841, Victoria was also the heiress presumptive to the throne.
Their sympathies created a rift among Queen Victoria's extended family, since Victoria's younger brother, the Prince of Wales, was married to Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the elder daughter of Christian IX of Denmark, who was also reigning duke of the disputed territories of Schleswig and Holstein.
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 H.R.H. Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught, was the third son of Queen Victoria, and was the first member of the Royal Family to become Governor General of Canada.
During the Duke of Connaught's term of office, Sir Robert Borden was Prime Minister and Canada continued to grow and mature as a nation.
The Duke of Connaught spent a long life in retirement, and died in 1942, at the age of 92.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the eldest son of a British sovereign, he was automatically Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland.
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.
HRH Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale
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 The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) - Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught
Prince Arthur was a career soldier and rose in rank, being promoted in 1902 to the rank of Field Marshal.
Named Duke of Connaught in 1874 (or more precicely, the 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathern), he married the shy Princess Louise, daughter of Prince Frederick of Prussia, in 1879.
The Duke served as Govenor General of Canada from 1911 to 1916, he performed many civic duties, he clearly had a great affinity for the country and was very popular.
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 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Named Duke of Connaught in 1874 (or more precisely, the 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathern), he married the shy Princess Louise, daughter of Prince Frederick of Prussia, in 1879.
Their son, also Prince Arthur of Connaught, died four years before his father and so never inherited the title, which passed to the Duke's grandson Alistair Arthur, 2nd Duke of Connaught.
The Duke served as Governor General of Canada from 1911 to 1916, he performed many civic duties, he clearly had a great affinity for the country and was very popular.
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 Princess Alice of Albany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Her father was His Royal Highness The Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, the youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
In 1904, Princess Alice of Albany married His Serene Highness Prince Alexander of Teck, the brother of Queen Mary.
When the British royal family dropped all Germanic titles in June 1917, Prince Alexander of Teck became the Earl of Athlone, relinquishing the title "Prince of Teck" in the Kingdom of Württemberg and the style Serene Highness, and adopting the surname Cambridge.
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prince Arthur held the title of a (Click link for more info and facts about British prince) British prince with the style (Click link for more info and facts about His Royal Highness) His Royal Highness.
Prince Arthur was born on January 13, 1883 at (Click link for more info and facts about Windsor Castle) Windsor Castle.
Prince Arthur was the first royal Prince to be educated at (A public school for boys founded in 1440; located in Berkshire) Eton College.
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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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She was married to Prince Albert of ENGLAND Prince Consort (son of Ernest I of SAXE-SAALFELD-COBURG Duke and Marie of WURTTEMBERG Princess) on 10 Feb 1840 in Chapel Royal, St.James Palace, London (first cousins).
Prince Albert of ENGLAND Prince Consort was christened in 1819 in Germany (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel).
Prince Alfred Duke of EDINBURGH Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
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 Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Her mother was the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria, a grandchild of King George III through his fourth son, HRH Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent.
Eventually a suitable candidate was chosen, the Marquess of Lorne, heir to the title of Duke of Argyll.
On 4 April, 1900, the 8th Duke of Argyll died, and the Marquess of Lorne, became the 9th Duke of Argyll, and Louise, the Duchess of Argyll.
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 PRINCE ALASTAIR OF CONNAUGHT
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.
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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 Princess Victoria, Princess Royal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The new Crown Prince and Crown Princess, however, were politically isolated; their liberal and Anglophile views clashed with the authoritarian rule of the Prussian minister-president, Otto von Bismarck.
During the three Wars of German Unification – the 1864 Prussian-Danish War, the 1866 Austro-Prussian War, and the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War – Victoria and Friedrich strongly identified with the cause of Prussia and the North German Confederation.
On the death of his father on 9 March 1888, the Crown Prince ascended the throne as the Emperor Friedrich III and Victoria adopted the title and style of the Empress Friedrich.
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 Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
H.R.H. Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert was born on 1 May 1850, the seventh child of Queen Victoria.
He was created Duke of Connaught and Strathearn on 24 May 1874.
This hand-lettered and illuminated book was presented to the Duke of Connaught to commemorate his visit to Hamilton.
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 Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 II of the United Kingdom">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, Alistair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught[?].
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 Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Princess Margaret was the daughter of HRH Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, third son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Britain.
Prince Carl Johan, Duke of Dalecarlia, later Count Carl Johan Bernadotte af Wisborg (1916-)
He was succeeded on the throne by his grandson Carl XVI Gustaf, son of the Duke of Westrobothnia.
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 Swedish royalty: Gustav VI's children--Gustav Adolf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Her father was Queen Victoria's son Prince Arthur (1850-), Duke of Connaught and Strathern who married Princess Louise Margret of Prussia and was known as the Duchess of Clarence.
Her father was Queen Victoria's son Prince Arthur (1850-), Duke of Connaught and Strathern who married Princess Louise Margret of Prussia.
Prince Carl Gustav was the youngest son of Prince Gudtaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla.
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