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  Prince Frederick, Duke of York
Frederick Augustus, Duke of York (August 16, 1763 - January 5, 1827) was the second son of King George III of the United Kingdom and was himself, for a time, heir to the throne of his elder brother, King George IV.
Frederick was born in London, either at St James's Palace or Buckingham Palace to King George III and Queen Charlotte, thus making safe the succession.
Frederick himself was created Duke of York at the age of twenty-one, and devoted himself to a military career.
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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.
Prince Frederick was born on 16 August 1763, at St.
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 of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Frederick Duke of York and Albany (1763 - 1827)
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 ipedia.com: Duke Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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...
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.
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 Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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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 George IV
However, Mrs Fitzherbert believed that she was the Prince of Wales's canonical and true wife, holding the law of the Church to be superior to the law of the State.
The Prince of Wales denounced Pitt's scheme, declaring it a "project for producing weakness, disorder, and insecurity in every branch of the administration of affairs." In the interests of the nation, both factions agreed to compromise.
This course of action was denounced as a "phantom," as a "fiction," and even as a "forgery." The Prince of Wales's brother, the Duke of York, described the plan as "unconstitutional and illegal." Nevertheless, others in Parliament felt that such a scheme was necessary to preserve an effective government.
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 NINETEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Prince Frederick Duke of YORK was born in 1763 in England - son of George III.
He was married to Frederica of PRUSSIA Duchess of York (daughter of King Frederick William II of PRUSSIA and Elizabeth BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBUTTEL) about 1787.
Frederica of PRUSSIA Duchess of York was born in 1767 in Prussia - dtr of King Frederick II.
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 George III of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia Mirror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was the son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and the grandson of George II.
In 1751 the Prince of Wales died from a head injury, and Prince George became the Duke of Edinburgh.
HRH The Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
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 Duke - meaning of word   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
Under the 20 November, 1917, Letters Patent of King George V of the United Kingdom, 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.
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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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2003001322
Prince Charles, Duke of York and Albany, later Prince of Wales (1600-1649)............................
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763-1827)..........
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathern and Earl of Dublin (1767-1820)...........................................
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 House of Hanover - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
She was swiftly followed by: the future King George III (1738-1820); Prince Edward, Duke of York (1739-1767); Princess Elizabeth (1740-1759); Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1743-1805); Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland (1745-1790); Princess Louisa Anne (1749-1768); Prince Frederick William (1750-1765) and Princess Caroline Matilda (1751-1775).
Their first child, Prince Frederick Louis (or Friedrich Ludwig, as he was known at the time of his birth) was born on January 20 1707.
Frederick, who was Duke of York, had been George's favourite son, and it was a bitter blow.
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 McFarland - Publisher of Reference and Scholarly Books
35 Prince Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707—1751) 138
45 Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763—1827) 183
52 Prince Augustus, Duke of Sussex (1773—1843) 212
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 William IV of the United Kingdom Summary
The Duke of York died in 1827, and on George IV's death in 1830 William IV ascended the throne.
He had two elder brothers (Prince George, Prince of Wales and Prince Frederick, Duke of York), and was not expected to inherit the Crown.
The constitution was revoked after William's death by the new king, William's brother, HRH Prince Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland on the grounds that his consent, as heir presumptive to the Hanoverian throne, had not been asked.
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 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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 Wikinfo | Duke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The wife of a duke, or a woman who rules a duchy, is known as a duchess.
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).
Although since the unification of Italy in the 1870,there have no longer been any sovereign duchies— Luxembourg is a grand duchy)&mdash 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.
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 Britannia: History of Windsor (Berkshire)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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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 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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 George IV of the United Kingdom Summary
Fitzherbert believed that she was the Prince of Wales's canonical and true wife, holding the law of the Church to be superior to the law of the State.
Meanwhile, the problem of the Prince of Wales's debts, which amounted to the extraordinary sum of £660,000 in 1796, was solved (at least temporarily) by Parliament.
As the Prince of Wales became Prince Regent, one of the most important political conflicts facing the country concerned Catholic Emancipation, the project to relieve Roman Catholics of various political disabilities.
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 Bagshot Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The former royal residence was renovated by Prince Edward, not only as a residence for himself, but also as a base for his film production company.
It is only a few miles from Sunninghill Park, the residence of the Duke of York.
After the duke's death in 1942 the house became the regimental Headquarters and depot of the Royal Army Chaplains' Department.
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 A brief history of King Willian IV
The race was on among the Royal Dukes to marry and produce an heir.
As the new King was estranged from his wife and had no surviving legitimate children, the Duke of Clarence was second in the line of succession to the Throne, preceded by his brother, Frederick, Duke of York.
When the Duke of York died in 1827, Clarence, then more than sixty years old, became heir presumptive.
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 RE: [HN] Demographics question
The peace of Westphalia was arranged at Münster and Osnabrück and left the Prince-Bishopric of Osnabrück with a curious governance by alternating rulers by religion.
The Protestant bishops were to be nominated by the Dukes (later Electors) of Brunswick-Luneberg.
This led to the last prince-bishop, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763-1827), being elected at the age of 196 DAYS to enable him to hold the position for as long as possible.
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 Princess Elizabeth of Clarence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Elizabeth was a princess who would have succeeded to the throne instead of Queen Victoria, had it not been for her sudden and untimely death.
The king at the time of her birth, George IV, had no legitimate children alive, neither had his younger brother Prince Frederick, Duke of York.
The birth of Elizabeth was a significant event as the young princess was the heir presumptive, being third in line for the throne after her uncle and father.
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 A History of Kings (ATL Revolutionary Wars) - Alternate History Discussion Board
Augustus I (Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex) dies in 1843
Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (born 1846) marries an Austrian Archduchess
Charles Edward, Duke of Gloucester (born 1847) marries a daughter of the Frankish emperor
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 The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights
The 18th century, when the national school of painting flourished, is represented by artists who brought fame to England far beyond its shores.
Works by Reynolds' contemporaries also found their way to Russia: Venus Comforting Cupid, Stung by a Bee, and Portrait of George, Prince of Wales, and Prince Frederick, Duke of York (1778) by the historical painter to King George III, Benjamin West, who headed the Royal Academy after Reynolds's death.
Portrait of a Lady in Blue (late 1770s - early 1780s) by Thomas Gainsborough is the only work by the master in the Hermitage collection, but is widely regarded as a brilliant example of the style of this portraitist, who lived in permanent rivalry with Reynolds.
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 ECLIPSE :: The Grand Old Duke of York
http://www.allertoncastle.co.uk/allerton_castle_history.htm Steeped in history, in the eighteenth century the property was owned by Prince Frederick, the Duke of York, brother to King George IV.
York, Frederick Augustus, Duke of/ The Columbia Encyclopedia.
York, Frederick Augustus, Duke of /The Macmillan Encyclopedia.
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 Hidden meanings in nursery rhymes and songs - History Forum
Apparently, there are two possible candidates as wel for "The Grand Old Duke of York", Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, the second son of King George III, and, Richard, Duke of York.
Then, there is the "Ring around the rosey" - a popular children rhyme and they danced around while singing it - none of the children, at that age, were told it was to remember the plague, with the symptoms and deaths thinly veiled within the lyrics.
The Grand old Duke of York is a reference to Richard of York at the Battle of Wakefield in 1460.
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 Amazon.com: "Shakespeare's Duke": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shakespeare's Duke has certainly engendered some of the most divided interpretations of any character in the canon.
Key Phrases in this book: King Richard, Duke of Norfolk, Duke of Hereford, Duke of Lancaster, Duke of York, Duke of Aumerle, Thomas Mowbray, Bishop of Carlisle, Earl of Salisbury, bloody crowns, deposition scene, word blood (See more)
If Shakespeare's Duke more resembles Pietro than Altofronto, it is because like Marston's usurper he is a little afraid of having his own...
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