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Adolphus Frederick, Prince, first duke of Cambridge (1774-1850), viceroy of Hanover, army officer, and son of George III

Alan Palmer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/169
Adolphus Frederick, Prince, first duke of Cambridge (1774-1850), viceroy of Hanover, army officer, and son of George III

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Adolphus Frederick, Prince, first duke of Cambridge (1774-1850), viceroy of Hanover, army officer, and son of George III, was born at the Queen's Palace (now Buckingham Palace), St James's Park, London, in the evening of 24 February 1774, the tenth child and seventh son of George III and Queen Charlotte. ...

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