Duke of Connaught and Strathearn – vollständig HRH Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn – KG, KT, KP, GCMG, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, GCB, GBE, PC (* 1. Mai 1850 im Buckingham Palace , London ; † 16.
Prince Edward was created Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Earl of Dublin on 23 April 1799 and, a few weeks later, appointed a General and commander-in-chief of British forces in the Maritime Provinces of North America. On 23 March 1802, he was appointed Governor of Gibraltar and nominally retained that post until his death.
The leading generals eager to replace the Duke were Wolseley, Buller (1802–1884), Roberts (1832–1914), and the Duke of Connaught (1850–1942). The Duke of Cambridge was forced to resign his post on 1 November 1895, and was succeeded by Lord Wolseley. On his resignation he was given the title of honorary colonel-in-chief to the Forces.
21/09/2022 · This brings us to HH Prince Alastair Arthur of Connaught, who was born on August 9, 1914, in London. He was the only child of HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught (1883-1938), only son of HRH Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, and Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia, and HH Princess Alexandra, 2ndDuchess of Fife (1891-1959).