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William Henry, Prince, first duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743–1805)

Matthew Kilburn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29456

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William Henry, Prince, first duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743–1805), was born on 14 November 1743 at Leicester House, London, the fifth child and third son of Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales (1707–1751), and his wife, Augusta (1719–1772), daughter of Friedrich II, duke of Saxe-Gotha...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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