Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
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Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

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Born Jan 27, 1773
Died Apr 21, 1843

The Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, was the sixth son of George III of the United Kingdom and his consort, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was the only surviving son of George III who did not pursue an army or naval career.

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CHILDHOOD

Born in 1773.

TEENAGE

1786 13 Years Old He was tutored at home before being sent to the University of Göttingen in Germany in summer 1786, along with his brothers Prince Ernest and Prince Adolphus. … Read More

TWENTIES

1793 20 Years Old The couple, secretly, married in Rome on 4 April 1793. The King's minister of Hanover affairs Ernst zu Münster was sent to Italy, to escort him back to London. The couple married again without revealing their full identities at St. George's, Hanover Square, London, on 5 December 1793. Both marriages took place without the knowledge or the consent of the King. In August 1794, the Prerogative Court annulled the marriage on the grounds that it contravened the Royal Marriages Act 1772 because it had not been approved by the King.
1801 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Prince Augustus continued to live with Lady Augusta until 1801, when he received a parliamentary grant of £12,000. … Read More

FORTIES

1815 42 Years Old In 1815 The Duke became a Patron of the Jew’s Hospital and Orphan Asylum, later to become the charity known today as Norwood. … Read More
1816 43 Years Old …  The Duke of Sussex was elected president of the Society of Arts in 1816 and held that post for the rest of his life. … Read More

FIFTIES

1830 57 Years Old He was president of the Royal Society between 1830 and 1838, and had a keen interest in biblical studies and Hebrew.
1831 58 Years Old The Duke of Sussex married a second time on 2 May 1831 (again in contravention of the Royal Marriages Act) to Lady Cecilia Letitia Buggin (1793–1873), the eldest daughter of Arthur Gore, 2nd Earl of Arran and Elizabeth Underwood; and the widow of Sir George Buggin.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1843 70 Years Old 1 More Event
In his will he specified that he was not to have a state funeral and was accordingly buried at Kensal Green Cemetery on 5 May 1843. … Read More
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