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  Prince Regent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Regent (or Prince Regnant, as a direct borrowing from French language) is a prince who rules a country instead of a sovereign, e.g., due to the sovereign's incapacity (minority or illness) or absence (remoteness or non-existence).
Prince Regent in the UK This title is normally associated with King George IV of the United Kingdom, who held it during the incapacity of his father, King George III (see Regent for other regents).
Prince Paul of Yugoslavia in the country from 1934 to 1941, Prince Luitpold and then Prince Ludwig of Bavaria from 1886 to 1913), they are not necessarily referred to as "the Prince-Regent."
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_Regent   (361 words)

 Regent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Iceland, the regent represented the King of Denmark as sovereign of Iceland until the country became a republic in 1944.
Prince Charles of Belgium, regent of Belgium from 1944 to 1950
After the abdication of Nicholas II of Russia, the throne of the Grand Duke of Finland was vacant and according to the constitution of 1772, a regent was installed by the Finnish Parliament during the first two years of Finnish independence, before the country was declared a republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regent   (877 words)

 Monarchie - Prince Regent Charles
Prince Charles, who was staying in the United Kingdom, continued his education there before joining the Royal Naval College at Osborne on the Isle of Wight.
The Prince was admitted to the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, a cadet training school for future Royal Navy Officers.
The Prince continued his naval training at the Royal Naval College in Portsmouth, and completed it at the Royal Naval College in Greenwich, which he left in April 1926 as an honorary Lieutenant.
www.monarchie.be /en/monarchy/history/karel.html   (567 words)

 George IV
Whereas George III preferred Tory ministers, George, Prince of Wales, was friendly with the Whigs, Charles Fox and Richard Sheridan.
The marriage was kept a secret as under the terms of 1772 Royal Marriages Act, it was illegal for a member of the royal family to marry a Roman Catholic.
The Prince of Wales was impressed by the work of the architect, John Nash.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRgeorgeIV.htm   (597 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 Making History - Mary Robinson, Prince Regent's mistress
Because of the way she had met the Prince, she was known thereafter as Perdita by the cartoonists and therefore by the public as well.
The Prince never let on to his father, King George III, and during the affair, which lasted four years, he gave her a promissory note that he would give her £20,000 when he came of age.
The pile of letters the Prince Regent had written to her was something she could use to redress the wrong he had done her with his broken promises.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/making_history/makhist10_prog2b.shtml   (767 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
He was truly devoted to Caroline; she bore him three sons and five daughters, and actively participated in government affairs, before she died in 1737.
Like his father, George was very much a German prince, but at the age of 30 when George I ascended the throne, he was young enough to absorb the English culture that escaped his father.
Prince Charles Edward Stuart, known as the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie, landed in Scotland and marched as far south as Derby, causing yet another wave of Anti-Catholicism to wash over England.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon54.html   (527 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 The Long View - 22/10/2002, Prince Regent
The role of the heir to the throne, focussing on the Prince Regent, later George 1V.
Caroline won public affection - something the Prince never really came by - and when, early on as their marriage had just broken down, she attended the opera, she was applauded and acknowledged the audience - to the Prince's great annoyance.
For years the Prince of Wales had been making promises to the Whigs, which evolved into the Liberal Party in the 19th century, that he would favour their party when he replaced his Tory father.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/longview/longview_20021022.shtml   (630 words)

 Georgian Index - The Prince Regents Set   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
George Augustus Frederick of Hanover, Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, and Baron of Renfrew.
The Prince Regent had a number of mistresses, one of whom, Mrs.Fitzherbert, he is alleged to have secretly married in December 1785.
Hugh objected to the Prince of Wales marriage to Caroline of Brunswick on the grounds that the Prince would be committing bigamy Seymour was dismissed from the Prince's household shortly after he married Caroline in 1795.
www.georgianindex.net /Prinny/prinnys_set.html   (7161 words)

 Peter_bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Prince Peter is the grandson of HM King Peter II.
His Godfather is HRH Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia son of HRH Prince Regent Paul of Yugoslavia.
Prince Peter lived in Chicago until the end of 1981, when he moved with his parents to Virginia.
www.royalfamily.org /family/peter_bio.htm   (309 words)

 The Prince Regent's Cook
According to the Court Calendar, Welte was the Prince's Controller and Clerk of the Kitchen and Cellars from 1783 to 1789 and may, in fact, have held the post for a longer period.
In the early 1780s the Prince suffered from swollen lymphatic glands in his neck, a troublesome and unsightly affliction, which distressed him and led him to wear, in order to conceal it, very high starched neckcloths that were soon widely imitated by gentlemen of fashion.
The Pavilion must have belonged to the Prince by 1796, when an annuity of £3,000 a year, later increased to £4,000, was first paid to Mrs Fitzherbert, because it was raised by means of a mortgage on the Pavilion.
home.wanadoo.nl /henkweltje/louis_parent/theprinceregent.htm   (2609 words)

 The attack on the Prince Regent, 28 January 1817
One of these was the attack on the Prince Regent.
George,the Prince Regent, was perhaps one of the least liked members of the royal family.
The prince's dissipated lifestyle, his illegal marriage to the Roman Catholic widow, Maria Fitzherbert, his disastrous official marriage to Princess Caroline of Brunswick and his low level of morality made him a laughing stock throughout the country.
dspace.dial.pipex.com /town/terrace/adw03/c-eight/constitu/regent.htm   (636 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Prince of Pleasure: The Prince of Wales and the Making of the Regency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Prince of Pleasure is a lively biography, rich in anecdote, which provides a nuanced view of the monarch and statesman that hides nothing, but considers the flaws within the context of a nation where parliament and royalty maintained a delicate balance while revolutionary fervor swept many other countries.
The Prince of Pleasure is the immaculately researched and engaging story of George IV (1762-1830), a rakish and contradictory figure who became one of the most controversial and outrageous monarchs in British history.
George IV or the Prince Regent is the caricature monarch of English history.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0871137399?v=glance   (2135 words)

 Articles - Regency Acts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Neither was there the provision for a regent to rule on behalf of the heir to the throne succeeding the throne as a minor.
In 1751, HRH Prince Frederick, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of King George II and heir apparent died.
With her eldest son and heir apparent, HRH Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall under the age of 18, the Regency Act 1937 would provide for the next person over the age of 21 in the line of succession, HRH Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester to act as regent.
www.lastring.com /articles/Regency_Acts   (2095 words)

 George III, the Prince Regent, and Regency England
It finally became clear that George III was no longer fit to rule, and his son was established as Prince Regent (1810-20).
On a personal level the Prince Regent had several mistresses, one of whom, Mrs.Fitzherbert, he is alleged to have secretly married.
When the Prince Regent finally became king (1820-30), he was at the centre of a public relations fiasco when he tried to prevent his estranged wife, Caroline, from attending the Coronation.
www.britainexpress.com /History/George_III.htm   (777 words)

 Prince Regent
Her whole heart appeared to be vivified with affection; and, like the ivy, her whole study seemed to be to find some kindred object to which she could cling, and having once clasped it, to be so identified with its existence, that the same power which destroyed the one should also destroy the other.
It could not be the effect of design or premeditation; for, to all appearances, his visits were merely accidental--a kind of en passant affair--and the additional circumstance, that he was generally accompanied by his friend M'Mahon set all doubt at rest, on their part, of any intended disguise or concealment.
It may be almost needless to state that this Colonel Fox was the Prince of Wales; and it must not be supposed that 'the most accomplished gentleman of Europe' failed in making that impression on the hearts of the clergyman's daughters, which his superior endowments had so often effected on the hearts of their fellow-women.
www.moonstonerp.com /Ruin.htm   (2934 words)

 Asia Blog » Vietnamese Prince Regent Visits Cornell
His Imperial Highness, Prince Regent, Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh came to Cornell the other day to give a speech about the restoration of the remainder of the royal family to their place in Vietnam.
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Anne of Austria was the regent 14 05 1643 Louis XIII, the French...
asia.elliottback.com /archives/2004/11/23/vietnamese-prince-regent   (585 words)

 Menzies Prince Regent Hotel London - Rates, Maps, Pictures and Reviews for this hotel in London
Menzies Prince Regent Hotel compares well with the 307 hotels in the city.
Room options are available Standard 1-2 People, The MENZIES PRINCE REGENT Hotel has a long list of hotel features that appeal to all types of guests, including laundry service, lounge, meeting rooms, restaurants, and room service.
The Menzies Prince Regent Hotel located at Manor Road, Woodford Bridge is part of the directory of Hotels London.
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 Menzies Prince Regent Hotel *** Discount London Hotels
Menzies Prince Regent Hotel is located in the Outer London area of London.
The general rank for Menzies Prince Regent Hotel is #79 of the 211 hotels in London.
Guests staying at the MENZIES PRINCE REGENT Hotel are afforded a wide selection of hotel amenities, such as laundry service, lounge, meeting rooms, restaurants, and room service.
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 Summons of the Prince Regent to the City of Edinburgh, September 16, 1745   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The following summons was addressed by the Prince Regent (later King Charles III) to the Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council of Edinburgh.
But if any opposition be made to us we cannot answer for the consequences, being firmly resolved at any rate to enter the city, and in that case, if any of the inhabitants are found in arms against us, they must not expect to be treated as prisoners of war.
His Royal Highness the Prince Regent thinks his manifesto and the King, his father's, declaration, already published, are a sufficient capitulation for all His Majesty's subjects to accept of with joy.
www.jacobite.ca /documents/17450916.htm   (502 words)

 Fencing's Royal Connection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Afterwards the Prince asked for a set of foils, masks and gloves, for which Roland was suitably rewarded.
In 1806 the Prince of Wales acquired 13 drawings of the Art of Fencing from the London dealer Colnaghi for £4 17s 6d.
This interest was passed on to his children, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) and Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, who were members of the London Fencing Club from 1865 until the end of the century.
www.classicalfencing.com /articles/royal.shtml   (1346 words)

 The Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League
Prince Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh and Princess Phan Lien and their daughter with Archbishop John G. Vlazny of Portland, Oregon and guests.
H.I.H. Prince Regent Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh and Princess Phan Lien with LTC Vang President of the Lao Veterans of America and Mr.
Prince Buu Chanh supports the Montagnard struggle to pressure the Communist government of Vietnam to honor the Royal Decree that created a special statute signed by the late Emperor Bao Dai on 21 May 1951, establishing rights guaranteeing the protection of Montagnard lands and their continued access to political affairs.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2004/7/emw139622.htm   (1624 words)

 Prinny's Paintings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1814, the Prince Regent acquired 86 Dutch and Flemish paintings from the heir of the banker, Sir Francis Baring.
The Prince Regent then sold 77 of his least favorite paintings, mostly still lifes, anonymously at Christie's on June 29, 1814.
Lord Yarmouth served as the Prince Regent's agent at art sales during the period 1810 to 1819.
www.georgianindex.net /Prinny/Prinny.html   (391 words)

 Menzies Prince Regent London - Discount Hotel in London
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 LondonTown.com | Prince Regent Lane Guide | Prince Regent Lane London, E16, England, UK | London Streets by Street | ...
Prince Regent Lane is located in the borough of Newham
The nearest underground station to Prince Regent Lane is 'Canning Town ' which is about 32 minutes to the North West.
There are 2 London streets also called Prince Regent Lane:
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/_prince_regent_lane_4c3.html   (124 words)

 Prince Regent Speech, 23 Nov 1819   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Prince Regent opened the special session of Parliament in the afternoon of 23 November, 1819 with the following speech, addressed to the combined Houses of Lords and Commons.
It is with great concern that I am again obliged to announce to you the continuance of his Majesty's lamented indisposition.
It is my most anxious wish that advantage should be taken of this season of peace to secure and advance our internal propserity; but the successful prosecution of this object most essentially depend [sic] on the preservation of domestic tranquillity.
www.uab.edu /english/hone/etexts/ManMoon/PR-speech.html   (203 words)

 Ramada Hotel & Suites Docklands - 4 Star Hotel - E16 - Center of London
Alight at Prince Regent Station and the Ramada is 4 minutes walk from here.
Take 3 stops to Prince Regent Station, alight here and the Ramada Hotel is 4 minutes walk from here.
Change to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) at Tower Gateway, Alight at Prince Regent Station - the Ramada is 4 minutes walk from this station.
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 LondonTown.com | Prince Regent Road Guide | Prince Regent Road London, TW3, England, UK | London Streets by Street | ...
Prince Regent Road is located in the borough of Hounslow
The nearest underground station to Prince Regent Road is 'Hounslow East ' which is about 6 minutes to the North.
Marks and Spencer (M&S) is one of Britain’s most reliable and trusted stores, famed for selling high quality food, clothing and lingerie and household goods.
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 Menzies Prince Regent Hotel London - Hotels
The Menzies Prince Regent is a deluxe-class hotel located 15 miles from Stansted Airport.
Guests will appreciate all that this fascinating hotel has to offer, from the moment they check in until the moment they leave.
The Menzies Prince Regent combines the grandeur of a listed Georgian House and the unique conversion of an old chapel.
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 CNN.com - Prince: Nepal massacre 'an accident' - June 3, 2001
"According to the information received by us [they] were seriously injured in an accidental firing from an automatic weapon," Prince Regent Gyanendra is quoted as saying in a statement broadcast on state radio Sunday.
The prince regent's statement did not make clear who was holding the gun at the time of the accident, but earlier statements from the Nepalese interior minister had said Crown Prince Dipendra Bir Bikramshot his family Friday night after a bitter quarrel.
Military sources at the palace told The Associated Press that the prince had turned against his family because his mother did not approve of his choice of bride.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/asiapcf/south/06/03/nepal.shooting   (707 words)

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