Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCH, PC (Adolphus Frederick; 24 February 1774 – 8 July 1850) was the tenth child and seventh son of the British king George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He held the title of Duke of Cambridge from 1801 until his death. He also served as Viceroy of Hanover on behalf of his ...
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge was the eighth son of King George III. He married Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel in 1818. They had three children. One of them was Princess Mary Adelaide, the mother of Mary of Teck, who became the consort of George V of the United Kingdom .
- Succession Box
- Popularity in Hanover
Royals usually don't use ordinals, so this page probably should be at Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, just like Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and so on. -- Lord Emsworth02:52, Jan 9, 2004 (UTC)
I'm removing Image:Adolphus Duke of Cambridge Arms.svg from this article as the arms are depicted wrongly: cadet members of the House of Hanover used neither the Royal Crown on the inescutcheon of Hanover nor the smaller inescutcheon gules with the Crown of Charlemagne (as only the head of the House was Arch-Treasurer). Opera hat (talk) 10:44, 8 Se...
I've made some edits to the succession box, adding in that the duke was Viceroy of Hanover through the entire existence of that office. In doing so I noticed that the two Viscounts Melville needed disambiguation (as per WP:SBS/G) and was confused to note that Prince George, Duke of Cambridge is successor to three of these offices (President of the ...
Maybe one should mention that the Duke was quite in popular figure in his time. This was, amongst other things, due to the fact that he introduced a rather modern and liberal constitution (compared to the old one) with a parliament consisting, like the Houses of Parliament in the United Kingdom, of two houses. His popularity in Hanover was further ...
Oil painting on canvas, Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, KG (1774 ? 1850) by Sir William Beechey RA (Burford 1753 ? Hampstead 1839). A half-length portrait of the seventh son of George III, wearing a dark blue coat with the Garter Star.
- English: Oil painting on canvas, Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, KG (1774 ? 1850) by Sir William Beechey RA (Burford 1753 ? Hampstead 1839). A half-length portrait of the seventh son of George III, wearing a dark blue coat with the Garter Star.
- William Beechey, (1753–1839), Nombres alternativos, Sir William BeecheyDescripción, retratista inglésFecha de nacimiento/muerte, 12 de diciembre de 1753, 28 de enero de 1839 Lugar de nacimiento/muerte, Inglaterra, LondresLugar de trabajo, Inglaterra Control de autoridades, : Q48566, VIAF: 74.1M, ISNI: 0000 0000 6664 1098, ULAN: 500M, BNE: XX5437132, LCCN: nr89014510, WorldCat, creator QS:P170,Q48566
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Lieutenant Colonel Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge, GCB, GCVO, CMG, ADC (Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus; 13 August 1868 – 24 October 1927), born Prince Adolphus of Teck and later The Duke of Teck, was a relative of the British Royal Family, a great-grandson of King George III and younger brother of Queen Mary, the wife of King George V.