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William Frederick, Prince, second duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834)

A. W. Purdue

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/29457

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William Frederick, Prince, second duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834)was the only son of William Henry, first duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1743-1805), a younger brother of George III, and his wife, Maria, née Walpole, formerly Countess Waldegrave [Maria, duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (bap. 1736, d. 1807), under William ...

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