George held mortgages on Femern, Tremsbüttel and Steinhorst, Schleswig-Holstein, which he surrendered to the Duke of Holstein as part of the peace of Altona of 1689 negotiated by William between Denmark and Sweden. William agreed to pay George interest and the capital in compensation, but George remained unpaid.
Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (24 July 1689 – 30 July 1700), was the son of Princess Anne (later Queen of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1702) and her husband, Prince George of Denmark. He was their only child to survive infancy.
Prince William of Hesse-Kassel: 5. Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel: 11. Princess Charlotte of Denmark: 1. Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark: 12. Nicholas I of Russia: 6. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia: 13. Princess Charlotte of Prussia: 3. Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia: 14. Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg: 7 ...
Having decided to follow a military career, William was admitted to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in January 2006. As "Lieutenant Wales"—a name based on his father's title Prince of Wales—he followed his younger brother into the Blues and Royals as a troop commander in an armoured reconnaissance unit, after which he spent five months training for the post at Bovington Camp, Dorset.
Prince George of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Γεώργιος; 24 June 1869 – 25 November 1957) was the second son and child of George I of Greece and Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, and is remembered chiefly for having once saved the life of his cousin the future Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II in 1891 during their visit to Japan together.
Prince William of Gloucester (William Henry Andrew Frederick; 18 December 1941 – 28 August 1972) was a grandson of King George V and paternal cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. At the time of his birth he was fourth in line to the throne , and ninth in line at the time of his death.
Prince George himself was a second cousin of Edward VIII, George VI and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He served as defence attaché to London and military, naval and air attaché at Paris . The marriage was opposed by the Church of England , because, at that time, the church did not permit the remarriage of a divorced person who had a prior spouse living.