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  GeorgeIII
Duke of Cumberland (1771-1851), Augustus, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843),
George was determined to recover the prerogative lost to the ministerial council by the first two Georges; in the first two decades of the reign, he methodically weakened the Whig party through bribery, coercion and patronage.
Prince George was put in the daunting position of attempting to govern according to the increasingly erratic will of his father.
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 George II
George II George II George II (George Augustus) (10 November 1683–25 October 1760) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Archtreasurer and Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11 June 1727 until his death.
George II was famous for his numerous conflicts with his father and afterwards with his son (a seemingly common problem for members of the Hanoverian dynasty).
The Prince George Augustus was born at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover.
www.dymock.org /George_II.htm   (2199 words)

  
 Wikinfo | George V of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Prince George, Duke of Kent (20 December 1902 - 25 August 1942); married Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (13 December 1906 - 27 August 1968); and had issue.
Following his father's accession to the throne on 22 January 1901, George, as the surviving son of the new British Sovereign, automatically became Duke of Cornwall in the peerage of England and Duke of Rothesay in the peerage of Scotland.
King George's paternal grandfather was Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; the King and his children bore the titles Prince and Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke and Duchess of Saxony.
wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=George_V_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1251 words)

  
 Prince George, Duke of Cambridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Duke was an army officer and served as commander-in-chief of the British Army from 1856 to 1895.
Prince George of Cambridge was educated in Hanover by the Rev. J.
The Duke of Cambridge became inspector of the cavalry in 1852.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_George,_Duke_of_Cambridge   (1137 words)

  
 George I of Great Britain Summary
Born at Hanover on March 28, 1660, George Lewis, of the house of Brunswick-Lüneburg, was the son of Ernest Augustus and Sophia, granddaughter of James I of England.
George I, the first Hanoverian monarch of Great Britain and Ireland, was not a fluent speaker of the English language; instead, he spoke his native German, and was for this ridiculed by his British subjects.
In 1717, the birth of a grandson led George I to quarrel with the Prince of Wales.
www.bookrags.com /George_I_of_Great_Britain   (3737 words)

  
 Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (24 February 1774 – 8 July 1850), was the tenth child and seventh son of King George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte.
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 Cambridge died on 8 July 1850 at Cambridge House, Piccadilly, London, and was buried at Kew.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_Adolphus,_1st_Duke_of_Cambridge   (583 words)

  
 Wikinfo | George II of Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Prince Georg August (George Augustus) was born at Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover, the son of Georg Ludwig, then-Hereditary Prince of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and his wife Princess Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Zell.
Under the provisions of the Act of Settlement, Prince George Augustus of Hanover was naturalized a British subject in 1705 and became a Knight of the Garter on 4 April 1706.
George II is remembered as the last British Sovereign to lead his own troops onto the battlefield, which he did at the Battle of Dettingen.
wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=George_II_of_Great_Britain   (838 words)

  
 Channel 4 - History - The Prince Regent and His Circle
The siblings of George IV George was the eldest of 15 children, 13 of whom survived into adulthood.
His father's 'dearest son', he was intermittently George's favourite brother, the prince of Wales teaching him to drink and gamble and leading to him being 'thoroughly initiated into the debaucheries of this metropolis'.
Prince George's godchild, he was steadfastly attached her and asked for (but never got) her death mask.
www.channel4.com /history/microsites/H/history/n-s/princeregent01.html   (1086 words)

  
 George V of the United Kingdom - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) (3 June 1865–20 January 1936) was the last British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, changing the name to the House of Windsor in 1917.
Despite the later claims of Lord Mountbatten of Burma that Lloyd George, the great Liberal, was opposed to the rescue of the Romanovs, records of the King's private secretary, Stamfordham, suggest that George V did this against the advice of Lloyd George, who is often wrongly blamed for the loss of the Romanovs.
Image:Statue-of-King-George-V.jpg A statue of King George V was unveiled outside the Brisbane City Hall in 1938 as a tribute to the King from the citizens of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/George_V_of_the_United_Kingdom   (2445 words)

  
 Diana Princess of Wales - resources. Exhibition showing the life and work of Diana, the Princess of Wales
His Royal Highness The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor, formerly Windsor), styled HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay in Scotland and HRH The Prince of Wales elsewhere (born November 14, 1948) is the son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Charles immediately became Duke of Cornwall under a charter of King Edward III, which gave that title to the Sovereign's eldest son, and was then referred to as HRH The Duke of Cornwall.
The Prince of Wales is an avid horseman and huntsman.
www.dianacelebration.com /princes.htm   (1254 words)

  
 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).
www.heraldica.org /topics/britain/prince_highness.htm   (12123 words)

  
 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 precisely, the 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn), he married Princess Louise, the shy daughter of Prince Frederick of Prussia, in 1879.
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.
www.bagshotvillage.org.uk /bpark/duke.htm   (972 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - King George III and Regency England
George was by turns depressed and agitated, and did and said things people found strange, but he had not taken leave of his senses.
George III was far from being the intellectual mediocrity of legend.
The Architect King: George III and the Culture of the Enlightenment by David Watkin.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Hanover/GeorgeIII.html   (1678 words)

  
 British royalty George V -- Queen Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Her brothers were: Cambridge, Adolphus II of Teck, Duke of Teck (1868-); Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick of Teck, Prince, Major Dragoons (1870-), and Cambridge, Alexander George of Teck, 1st Earl of Athlone 1st (1874-).
Her mother, often referred to as "Fat Mary", was the younger daughter of the Duke of Cambridge, an uncle of Queen Victoria.
Prince "Eddy", Duke of Clarence and Avondale, was the eldest son of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VII) and therefor in line to inherit the throne.
histclo.usanethosting.com /royal/eng/royal-ukg52m.htm   (3017 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: The Royal Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Charles Philip Arthur George was born at Buckingham Palace on Nov. 14, 1948, to Princess Elizabeth.
The prince and Diana separated in 1992, and divorced in 1996.
Prince Charles earned public approval for insisting on a royal funeral for Diana.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/royals/princecharles.html   (670 words)

  
 George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904)
Honorary Colonel, 20th (Duke of Cambridge's Own) (Punjab) Regiment of Bengal Infantry
Honorary Colonel, Middlesex (Duke of Cambridge's Hussars) Yeomanry Cavalry
attached to 12th (The Prince of Wales's) Royal Regiment of Lancers
www.regiments.org /biography/royals/1819geoC.htm   (141 words)

  
 LU - LY - Musical Biographies
In 1830 he was made a member of Queen Adelaide's private band and not long after preceptor to Prince George (afterwards Duke) of Cambridge and the Princess of Saxe-Weimar.
The leadership of his band was under taken by his son George, who has made himself very popular.
Her voice was ad-mired by Sir Augustus Harris, who made a five years' contract with her to sing in opera, but he died in 1896.
www.tribalsmile.com /music/article_214.shtml   (3014 words)

  
 Sir John Grenfell Maxwell Papers
The Duke of Connaught, as Inspector General to the Forces, selects Maxwell as his C.S.O. The Duke of Connaught is nominated Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean and appoints Maxwell Major-General, General Staff
Maxwell served in Egypt during the British Occupation, notably participating in the Battle at Omdurman during the reconquest of the Sudan, and in South Africa during the Boer War.
George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge, 1819-1904
libweb.princeton.edu /libraries/firestone/rbsc/aids/maxwell.html   (2170 words)

  
 British ministries, political parties, etc.
1856) 15 Jul 1856 - 1895 Prince George, Duke of Cambridge (b.
1763) 1763 - 1765 George Montagu Dunk, Earl of Halifax (s.a.) 1765 - 1766 Henry Seymour Conway (s.a.) 1766 Charles Lennox, Duke of Richmond and Lennox (b.
1883) 1868 - 1873 George Robinson, Earl of Ripon (from 1871, George Robinson, Marquess of Ripon) (b.
www.rulers.org /ukgovt.html   (14662 words)

  
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Duke, Henry: and renovation of Monticello, 114, 283, 313
History of the Mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America (George Henry Loskiel), 86, 87n, 238, 309
Jefferson, George: letters to, 29-30, 103-5, 167-8, 179, 192, 337-8, 343, 357-8, 411-12, 435, 452, 561, 592-3, 603-4, 609, 618, 633, 669-70
www.princeton.edu /~tjpapers/vol30/vol30text.html   (7016 words)

  
 BCGNIS Geographical Name Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named c1869 by Captain Richards, probably after HRH Prince George, Duke of Cambridge (1819 - 1904), field marshall, and commander in chief of the British Army, 1856-95.
Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions
srmwww.gov.bc.ca /bcgn-bin/bcg10?name=10454   (103 words)

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