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  Frederick Louis - LoveToKnow 1911
FREDERICK LOUIS (1707-1751), prince of Wales, eldest son of George II., was born at Hanover on the 10th of January 1707.
After his grandfather, George I., became king of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714, Frederick was known as duke of Gloucester and made a knight of the Garter, having previously been betrothed to Wilhelmina Sophia Dorothea (1709-1758), daughter of Frederick William I., king of Prussia, and sister of Frederick the Great.
On the 10th of March 1751 the prince died in London, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
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 Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of York (25 March 1739 – 17 September 1767) was the younger brother of George III of the United Kingdom, the second son of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
Prince Edward Augustus (1760-1767) · Ernest Augustus (1716-1728) · James II (1633/1644-1685) · Charles I (1605-1625) · Henry VIII (1494-1509) · Richard of Shrewsbury (1474-1483) · Edward IV (1460-1461) · Richard Plantagenet (1415-1460) · Edward of Norwich (1402–1415) · Edmund of Langley (1384–1402)
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 Duke of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The title Duke of York is a title of nobility usually given to the second son the British monarch unless the title is already held a male descendant of an earlier Duke York.
Prince Edward Augustus Duke of York and (1739 - 1767)
Prince George of Wales Duke of York (1865 - 1936) (became King in 1910)
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany
The Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (Frederick Augustus) (16 August 1763 - 5 January 1827) was a member of the British Royal Family, the second eldest child, and second son of King George III.
On 29 September1791 at Charlottenburg, Berlin, and again on 23 November 1791 at Buckingham Palace, the Duke of York married his cousin Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, the daughter of King Frederick William II of Prussia and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
In 1793, the Duke of York was sent to Flanders in command of the British contingent of Coburg's army destined for the invasion of France.
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 Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the United Kingdom the current dukes are HRH the Prince of Wales who is Duke of Cornwall and 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).
Under the November 20 1917 Letters Patent of King George V the titular dignity of Prince/Princess and style Royal Highness are restricted to the of a Sovereign the sons of a sons and the eldest living son of eldest son of a Prince of Wales.
The heir apparent to the Belgian throne is styled Duke of Brabant.
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 Duke - meaning of word
For example, King George III of the United Kingdom created his second son, Prince Frederick Augustus, ''Duke of York and Albany,'' and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom bestowed the dukedom of ''Clarence and Avondale'' on her grandson, Prince Albert Victor of Wales.
The dissolution tendency was counteracted by the appointment of younger sons of the monarchs ''(royal dukes)'' as military governors of the important border provinces, which however also soon developed into hereditary duchies and a source of intrigues against the monarch (see for instance: History of Schleswig-Holstein).
Queen Elizabeth II's 23 July 1986 Letters Patent creating the dukedom of York, the earldom of Inverness, and the barony of Killyeah in favor HRH The Prince Andrew contained the standard remainder, "heirs male of his body." This means that only a legitimate son of the Duke of York could succeed to these peerages.
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 Wikinfo | Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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, when the current Duke of Gloucester and Duke of Kent are succeeded by their eldest sons, the Earl of Ulster and the Earl of St. Andrews, respectively, those peerages (or rather, the 1928 and 1934 creations of them) will cease to be associated with royalty.
Currently, there are one duke and two duchesses: HRH the Duchess of Westrogothia (Crown Princess Victoria), HRH the Duke of Wermelandia (Prince Carl Philip) and HRH the Duchess of Helsingia and Gestricia (Princess Madeleine).
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 Duke
In the 19th century, the sovereign dukes of Parma and Modena in Italy, and of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Anhalt, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, and Saxe-Altenburg in Germany survived Napoleon's reorganization.
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are The Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (The Prince Philip), HRH The Duke of York (The Prince Andrew), HRH The Duke of Gloucester (Prince Richard), and HRH The Duke of Kent (Prince Edward).
For example, when the current Duke of Gloucester and Duke of Kent are succeeded by their eldest sons, the Earl of Ulster and the Earl of St. Andrews, respectively, those peerages (or rather, the 1928 and 1934 creations of them) will cease to be royal dukedoms, instead the title holders will become ordinary, 'garden' Dukes.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The current Duke of York is HRH The Prince Andrew, second son of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The sixth creation of the dukedom of York was for Prince George of Wales, second son of Bertie, Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VII.
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (1739-1767)
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 Royal Styles and Titles of Great Britain
This was a decision of the Prince of Wales, according to Garter's memorandum.
Alfred, duke of Edinburgh (1844-1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1893
Alastair Arthur was born in 1914, the son of Prince Arthur of Connaught (grandson of Queen Victoria) and Princess Alexandra, duchess of Fife (granddaughter of King Edward VII).
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 Duke information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are The Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh; Prince Andrew Duke of York; Prince Richard Duke of Gloucester; and Prince Edward Duke of Kent.
Duke of Brittany (considered a sovereign state until personal union with France, by the marriage of Anne of Brittany with the French kings Charles VIII and Louis XII and of her daughter Claude with Renaissance King Francis I, who conclude the 1553 treaty rendering the union permanent while granting some autonomy)
Duke of Calabria was the primogeniture for the crown prince of the Neapolitan kingdom.
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 Duke of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The title Duke of York is a title of nobility usually given to the second son of the British monarch, unless the title is already held by an earlier monarch's son who is still alive.
York was in mediæval times the main town of Northern England, and Yorkshire was England's largest shire.
Prince George of Wales, 1st Duke of York (1865-1936) (became King George V in 1910)
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 ipedia.com: Duke Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The term duke is a title of nobility which refers to the sovereign male ruler of a Continental European duchy, to a nobleman of the highest grade of the British peerage, or t...
A royal duke is a duke who is a member of the British Royal Family, entitled to the style of Royal Highness.
In early Medieval Italy, the Dukes of Benevento and of Spoleto were independent territorial magnates, in duchies originally created by the Lombards.
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 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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 Wikinfo | Duke of Edinburgh
The title was bestowed on the eldest son of The Prince of Wales, Prince Frederick Lewis (or Louis), who would later become Prince of Wales himself.
If The Prince of Wales is not yet king when this occurs, he will be Duke of Edinburgh until he ascends the throne, at which point the title will merge with the crown; if The Prince of Wales is already King when he inherits the title, it will merge immediately.
HRH Prince Frederick Lewis, Duke of Edinburgh (1707-1751)
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Duke_of_Edinburgh   (438 words)

  
 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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 Grand Old Duke of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The kindergarten poem is typically supposed to be based upon the proceedings of the short attack of Flanders by Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, the second son of King George III and Commander-in-Chief of the British Military throughout the Napoleonic Wars.
In 1793, a thoroughly-arranged assault on the northern conquests of the French Nation was led by the Duke himself.
But, an substitute origin is that the poem relates the tale of Richard, Duke of York at the Battle of Wakefield on 30 December.
www.nursery-rhymes.org /nursery-rhymes/grand-old-duke-of-york.html   (288 words)

  
 Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 29 September 1791 at Charlottenburg, Berlin, and again on 23 November 1791 at Buckingham Palace, the Duke of York married his cousin Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, the daughter of King Frederick William II of Prussia and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
The Duke of York's Royal Military School 1803, now known as the Royal Hospital Chelsea since relocation of the school to Dover in 1909.
Prince Frederick (1784-1827) · Prince Edward Augustus (1760-1767) · Ernest Augustus (1716-1728) · James II (1633/1644-1685) · Charles I (1605-1625) · Henry VIII (1494-1509) · Richard of Shrewsbury (1474-1483) · Edward IV (1460-1461) · Richard Plantagenet (1415-1460) · Edward of Norwich (1402–1415) · Edmund of Langley (1384–1402)
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 TypoExpo - house-of-hanover
Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/The Grand Old Duke of York
The nursery rhyme is usually said to be based upon the events of the brief invasion of Flanders by Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, the second son of King George III and Commander-in-Chief of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.
In 1793, a painstakingly-prepared attack on the northern conquests of the French Republic was led by the Duke himself.
Richard died in a pitched battle at Wakefield Green, together with between one third and one half of his army; several other Yorkist nobles were killed, and others were captured and later executed (including Richard's son, Edmund, Earl of Rutland and Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury).
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 Historic Albany, first settlement in Western Australia
Exploration of the coastline around what is now the thriving regional centre known as Albany began in 1627, when Dutchman Pieter Nuyts sailed the 'Gulden Zeepaardt' through the Great Australian Bight.
On the 9th of November 1826, Major Edmund Lockyer, together with a contingent of convicts, soldiers, a surgeon and storekeeper, left Sydney aboard the 'Amity' bound for King George III Sound.
Albany was settled some three years before the Swan River colony, later to be known as Perth.
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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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 Toronto
In 1793, Governor John Graves Simcoe established the town of York on the existing settlement, naming it after Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany.
York was incorporated as the City of Toronto on March 6, 1834, reverting to its original native name.
In 1967, the seven smallest municipalities of the region were merged into their larger neighbours, resulting in a six-city configuration that included the City of Toronto and the surrounding municipalities of East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and York.
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