Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, KG PC FRS (25 November 1743 – 25 August 1805), was a grandson of King George II and a younger brother of George III of the United Kingdom. Contents 1 Life 1.1 Youth 1.2 Career and marriage 1.3 Later life 2 Titles, styles, honours and arms 2.1 Titles and styles 2.2 Honours 2.3 Arms 3 Ancestors
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GCStJ, PC, ADC was the third son and fourth child of King George V and Queen Mary. He served as Governor-General of Australia from 1945 to 1947, the only member of the British royal family to hold the post. Henry was the first son of a British monarch to be educated at school, where he excelled at sports, and went on to attend Eton College, after which he was commissioned in the 10th Royal Hussars, a regiment he hoped ...
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Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, KG PC FRS (William Henry; 25 November 1743 – 25 August 1805), was a grandson of King George II and a younger brother of King George III of the United Kingdom.
Youth William Henry (left) with his brother Henry, from a family group portrait of 1751. William Henry, aged 11, by Liotard Prince William Henry was born at Leicester House, London. His parents were Frederick, Prince of Wales, eldest son of George II and Caroline of Ansbach, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, then Princess of Wales. He was christe...
Titles and styles 25 November 1743 – 19 November 1764: His Royal Highness Prince William 19 November 1764 – 25 August 1805: His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh His peerages were gazetted on 17 November 1764. Honours 27 May 1762: Knight of the Garter (KG) Privy Counsellor (PC) Royal Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) Arms The Duke...
Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, third son of Frederick, Prince of Wales Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, son of Prince William Henry See also [ edit] Prince William (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles about people with the same name.
His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh is the 12,995th most popular politician (down from 12,085th in 2019) , the 3,687th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,220th in 2019) and the 462nd most popular British Politician .