Reference Entry

William Augustus, Prince, duke of Cumberland (1721-1765), army officer

Bill Speck

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Maturity and early military career | The 'Forty-five | The conquering hero in war and peace | Politician and prince, 1749-1754 | Return to war, 1754-1760 | Uncle to George III, 1760-1765

Reference Entry.  8243 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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