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John, Prince (1905-1919)

Kim Reynolds

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/76928
John, Prince (1905-1919)


John, Prince (1905-1919)was born at Sandringham, Norfolk, on 12 July 1905, the fifth son and sixth child of the prince and princess of Wales who in 1910 became King George V (1865-1936) and Queen Mary (1867-1953). He was given the names John Charles Francis, despite a centuries-old royal prejudice against ...

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