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Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827), army officer and bishop of Osnabrück

H. M. Stephens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10139

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Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827), army officer and bishop of Osnabrück, was the second son of George III and Queen Charlotte. He was born at St James's Palace, London, on 16 August 1763, and on 27 February 1764 was elected to the bishopric of ...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945) ; Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; European History

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