duke of Gloucester William


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B. 24 July 1689, s. of princess (later queen) Anne and George, prince of Denmark; d. 30 July 1700; bur. Westminster abbey.

William, the only one of Anne's children to survive infancy, was a cheerful little boy and a great admirer of his uncle, William III. His death in 1700 resulted in recourse to the Hanoverian line.

Subjects: British History.

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