Frederick, Prince of Wales KG (Frederick Louis, German: Friedrich Ludwig; 31 January 1707 – 31 March 1751) was the eldest son and heir apparent of King George II of Great Britain. He grew estranged from his parents, King George and Queen Caroline. Frederick was the father of King George III. and is the great-grandfather of Queen Victoria.
Federico Luis, príncipe de Gales ( Federick Louis; Hannover, 31 de enero de 1707 - Londres, 31 de marzo de 1751) fue heredero al trono británico desde 1727 hasta su muerte. Nombrado príncipe de Gales en 1729, era el hijo mayor del rey Jorge II de Gran Bretaña. Es conocido por las relaciones hostiles que mantuvo con sus padres. Índice 1 Biografía
Frederick, Prince of Wales, born Frederick Louis; (1 February 1707 – 31 March 1751) was the son of George II and Queen Caroline of Ansbach and the father of King George III . He and his parents had many arguments. He died in 1751 after a lung injury. His son was his heir .
- Early Life
- Music, Games and Sports
- Training and Personality
- Investiture and Leadership
- Literature and Music Occasioned by The Prince's Death
- Titles, Styles, Honours and Arms
Henry was born at Stirling Castle, Scotland, and became Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland automatically on his birth. His nurses included Mistress Primrose and Mistress Bruce. Henry's baptism on 30 August 1594 was celebrated with complex theatrical entertainments written...
James became King of England in 1603 at the Union of the Crowns and his family moved south. Anne of Denmark came to Stirling to collect her son, and after an argument with the Prince's keepers, Marie Stewart, Countess of Mar and the Master of Mar, was allowed to take Henry to Edinburgh on 28 May. On the following Sunday she took him to St Giles Kir...
Prince Henry was introduced to a variety of sports at Stirling Castle. In September 1600 he was bought two golf clubs, two staffs, and four rackets. The handles were covered with velvet and dressed with metal passementerie. In September 1601, an English visitor, Thomas Musgrave, saw Henry dance, leap, and wield a pike.On Sunday 8 May 1603 Henry exe...
The king greatly preferred the role of schoolmaster to that of father, and he wrote texts for the schooling of his children. James directed that Henry's household "should rather imitate a College than a Court", or, as Sir Thomas Chaloner wrote in 1607, "His Highness's household [...] was intended by the King for a courtly college or a collegiate co...
With his father's accession to the throne of England in 1603, Henry at once became Duke of Cornwall. In 1610 he was further invested as Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester, thus for the first time uniting the six automatic and two traditional Scottish and English titles held by heirs-apparent to the two thrones. The ceremony of investiture was cele...
Henry died from typhoid fever at the age of 18, during the celebrations that led up to his sister Elizabeth's wedding. (The diagnosis can be made with reasonable certainty from written records of the post-mortem examination, which was ordered to be carried out in order to dispel rumours of poisoning.)It was reported that his last words were to ask ...
Henry's chaplain, Daniel Price, delivered a series of sermons about the young man's death. (Price borrowed from John Donne's unrelated The first Anniversary, published in 1611, and The second Anniversary, published in 1612, for some of his language and ideas.): 1. Lamentations for the death of the late illustrious Prince Henry [...] Two Sermons (1613; see 1613 in literature): "Oh, why is there not a generall thaw throughout all mankinde? why in this debashed Ayre doe not all things expire, se...
Price also wrote two prose "Anniversaries" on the death: 1. Prince Henry His First Anniversary (Oxford, 1613; see 1613 in literature): "in HIM, a glimmering light of the Golden times appeare, all lines of expectation met in this Center, all spirits of vertue, scattered into others were extracted into him [...]" 2. Another "Anniversary", published in 1614
Within a few months of the prince's death, at least 32 poets had versified on it. In addition to those listed below, the writers included Sir Walter Raleigh (a friend), John Donne, Edward Herbert, Thomas Heywood and Henry King. These poems were published in 1612 (see 1612 in poetry): 1. Sir William Alexander, An Elegie on the Death of Prince Henrie 2. Joshua Sylvester, Lachrimae Lachrimarum; or, The Distillation of Teares Shede for the Untimely Death of the Incomparable Prince Panaretus, also...
1. 19 February 1594 – 6 November 1612: The Duke of Rothesay (Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland)) 2. 24 March 1603 – 6 November 1612: The Duke of Cornwall 3. 4 June 1610– 6 November 1612: The Prince of Wales (Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall and Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland)
1. KG: Knight of the Garter, 14 June 1603
Henry Frederick as Prince of Wales bore the arms of the kingdom, differenced by a label of three points argent.
2 de ene. de 2023 · Frederick Louis, prince of Wales, German Friedrich Ludwig, (born Jan. 6, 1707, Hannover, Hanover—died March 20, 1751, London), eldest son of King George II of Great Britain (reigned 1727–60) and father of King George III (reigned 1760–1820); his bitter quarrel with his father helped bring about the downfall of the King’s prime minister, Sir Robert Walpole, in 1742.
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