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British Duke and Field Marshal
Prince Edinburgh
Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh was a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of George II and a younger brother of George III.
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Castle Defense games for iOS - CNET (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
You also fight them with allies you call to your side, from peasants and swordsmen to heroes like Lord Arthur, Duke Henry the Red, and the healing Wiseman. The gameplay revolves around choosing which units to build and when, earning gold by surviving
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Google News article - Celebrate the history of Munich at the Stadtgrundungsfest - PRLog.Org (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
While the origins of the destination go back to an eighth-century monastic settlement known as 'bei den Munichen', the town was not officially born until many years later, when Duke Henry the Lion founded it. In a statement, the city's official tourist
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This is my iPad and this is my Boomstick! -
Google News - almost 6 years
King Arthur, Duke Henry, the Wiseman and the rest of the knights will help you defend the Necronomicon. As you rise higher in levels, more characters will become available to you. You are limited to the amount of members that can aid you,
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Give your iPhone some sugar, baby, with Army of Darkness: Defense - AppleTell (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Fans will be happy to know Bruce Campbell does supply the quotes from the movie, and even characters such as Lord Arthur and Duke Henry the Red make appearances. In this tug-of-war, casual defense game based on the MGM classic movie, you play Ash,
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Queen's Day in San Francisco: Spijkerpoeken spoken here -
Google News - almost 6 years
She turned down princes recommended by her advisors, married Duke Henry of Mecklenberg-Schwerin, then lived happily ever after, more or less. Queen's Day in San Francisco launches Saturday morning with a cool Bike Tour: The Green Bike Ride begins at
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A Newly Burnished Bordeaux
NYTimes - about 14 years
''WELCOME home,'' said the French journalist, a friend of a friend of a friend, when we met for lunch at a bistro in the Chartrons quarter of Bordeaux, where wine merchants made their headquarters for many centuries. Odd, I thought, since I had only visited the city twice before. But it turned out that my luncheon companion, Pierre Veilletet, the
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A Reawakening in Mecklenburg
NYTimes - over 26 years
Otto Von Bismarck, the Iron Chancellor of the German Empire, once said that when the world came to end, he hoped he would be in Mecklenburg. For there, he said, everything happened about 200 years later than anywhere else. This north German land of undulating meadows stretching along the Baltic Sea was kept "backward," in the view of 19th-century
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NYTimes - about 36 years
-------------------------------------------------------------------- MILT FREUDENHEIM is an editor on the staff of the Week in Review section of The Times. By MILT FREUDENHEIM After you have seen the famous sights of Paris, been jostled by school groups in the Louvre, joined the crowds on the Champs Elysees and taken the bus with camera-laden
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
  • 1805
    Age 61
    The Duke died at Gloucester House in London in 1805 and was succeeded as duke by his son William Frederick, who went on to marry his cousin Princess Mary in 1816, meaning that he and Sophia then received the style of Royal Highness.
    More Details Hide Details His peerages were gazetted on 17 November 1764. William was granted use of the arms of the kingdom, differenced by a label argent of five points, the centre bearing a fleur-de-lys azure, the other points each bearing a cross gules.
  • 1803
    Age 59
    Louisa was married on 29 December 1803 in Norwich, Norfolk to Godfrey Macdonald, 11th Baronet Macdonald of Slate, later the 3rd Baron Macdonald of Slate.
    More Details Hide Details They had three children born before their marriage (legitimized by Scottish law, but not by Irish law) and ten children born after their marriage. (A previous marriage in Scotland was considered of doubtful validity.) These children and their posterity are the only descendants of Prince William, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh.
  • 1796
    Age 52
    He went on to be General Officer Commanding Northern District in 1796, a command that he held until 1802.
    More Details Hide Details In 1782 an illegitimate daughter was born to the Duke, Louisa Maria La Coast (6 January 1782 Esher, Surrey – 10 February 1835 Bossall, Yorkshire). Her mother was the Duke's mistress Lady Almeria Carpenter, a daughter of the first Earl of Tyrconnell.
  • 1793
    Age 49
    He later transferred to the 1st Regiment of Foot Guards, and he became a field marshal on 18 October 1793.
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  • 1776
    Age 32
    The Duke and Maria had a third and final child in 1776, Prince William Frederick (15 January 1776 - 30 November 1834).
    More Details Hide Details With the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War, the Duke hoped for a field command, but George refused. He made a request to serve in the forces of Prince Frederick of Prussia during the War of Bavarian Succession (1777–1779) - George consented but Prince Frederick himself turned down the offer.
  • 1773
    Age 29
    The Duke and Maria's first child Princess Sophia of Gloucester (Sophia Matilda; 29 May 1773 - 29 November 1844) was born in 1773.
    More Details Hide Details Princess Caroline of Gloucester (Caroline Augusta Maria; 24 June 1774 - 14 March 1775) followed just over a year later and was christened privately on 22 July 1774 - her godparents were the Duchess of Gloucester (her mother), the Hereditary Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (her paternal aunt) and the Hereditary Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (her uncle by marriage). However, Princess Caroline died aged just nine months following a smallpox inoculation, intended to protect her from the disease.
  • 1771
    Age 27
    The same year he was made Warden of Windsor Forest, gaining the post's official residence at Cranbourne Lodge He was made the thirteenth Chancellor of Trinity College, Dublin in 1771, holding the post until 1805.
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  • 1767
    Age 23
    In 1767 he was promoted to major-general and made colonel of the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards.
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  • 1766
    Age 22
    He initially wished for active service in the military, but his health and intelligence both proved insufficient. Instead he was appointed colonel of the 13th Regiment of Foot in 1766. That same year he and Maria married in secret in his home on Pall Mall. This marriage only became known to the King after the passing of the Royal Marriages Act 1772.
    More Details Hide Details The Duke and Maria lived at St Leonard's Hill in Clewer, near Windsor and had three children, all of whom were styled Highness from birth and used the territorial designation of Gloucester in conjunction with their princely styles, as great-grandchildren in the male line of George II.
  • 1764
    Age 20
    In 1764 he began to court Maria Walpole, the Dowager Countess of Waldegrave, an illegitimate granddaughter of Sir Robert Walpole.
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  • 1762
    Age 18
    He had been made a Knight of the Garter on 27 May 1762, and invested on 22 September of that year.
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  • 1760
    Age 16
    He succeeded as George III on 25 October 1760, and created William Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh and Earl of Connaught on 19 November 1764.
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  • 1743
    Born on November 25, 1743.
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