Adolphus Frederick Prince, Duke of Cambridge, 1774-1850

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1774-02-24
Death 1850-07-08
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Son of George III.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, 1813 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886961

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, to a duchess, 1847 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886966

From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. James, to Lord Greville, 1808 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886959

From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : to the Earl of Arran, 1818 June-1825 July. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904724

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Monbrillant?, to a lord, 1822 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886969

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, to Lady Verulam, 1846 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886964

From the description of Letter signed : Hanover, to Lieut. Gen. Charles Stewart, 813 Dec. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890959

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hanover, to Prince Charles of Prussia, 1833 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886962

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, 1848 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886967

From the description of Autograph list signed of a group of Dukes and gentlemen : [n.p, n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886971

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, 1848 Aug. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886968

Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, was the seventh son of King George III. After studying at the University in Göttingen, he remained on the continent to study military strategy. He served with armies of Hanover and Britain, first as a Colonel, seeing action in the Napoleonic Wars. He was later made Duke, Privy Councillor, and also Field Marshall. A patron of the arts, he became popular in Britain and helped link the throne with the people.

From the description of Adolphus Frederick letter to King George III, 1805 Dec. 6. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53150157

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  • Princes--Correspondence
  • Marshals--Correspondence

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