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William Augustus, duke of Cumberland

his early life and times (1721-1748).

by Charteris, Evan Sir

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, 1721-1765,
    • Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746,
    • Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA501.C9 C4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 376 p.
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL176922M
      LC Control Numbera 14001566
      OCLC/WorldCa1476027

      Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland () Born: 15th April at Leicester House, Charing, Middlesex Duke of Cumberland Died: 31t October at Upper Grosvenor Street, Westminster, Middlesex. The Duke of Cumberland, second surviving son of King George II and Queen Caroline, was born at Leicester House at Charing, near London. Resources by William Augustus Cumberland (8) Historical memoirs of His late royal Highness William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland Cumberland, William Augustus Duke of, [ Book: ] At Monash Uni Library.

      William, Duke of Cumberland () 1. HRH William Augustus, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, * St. James Palace 15 IV , created 27 VII Duke of Cumberland, + Upper Grosvenor St., London, 31 X , son of HM George II, King of Great Britain and Ireland, and of Caroline, Prinzessin von Brandenburg-Ansbach. The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. DOI link for The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland bookAuthor: Andrew Henderson.

      Internet Archive BookReader William Augustus, duke of Cumberland, his early life and times (). William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. The tomb-stone. Print shows several men, George Grenville, Lord Bute, the Duke of Bedford, and, as a small dog wearing clerical robes, Dr. W. Scott, labeled "AntiSejanus", dancing on a sarcophagus with bas-reliefs of "Britannia" and "America" and bearing the inscription: "Here lieth the Body of William Duke of Cumberland &c .


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William Augustus, duke of Cumberland by Charteris, Evan Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rex Whitworth's biography on William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland proves to be a very interesting and informative reading material. The book which proves to be well written William Augustus very sympathetic in outlook toward the Duke of Cumberland's career as soldier and as a son of King George II and uncle to George III/5(3).

Rex Whitworth's biography on William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland proves to be a very interesting and informative reading material.

The book which proves to be well written and very sympathetic in outlook toward the Duke of Cumberland's career as soldier and as a son of King George II and uncle to George III/5. Born Ap in London, Prince William Augustus was the third son of future King George II and Caroline of Ansbach.

At the age of four, he was conferred with the titles Duke of Cumberland, Marquess of Berkhamstead, Earl of Kennington, Viscount of Trematon, and Baron of the Isle of Alderney, as well as was made a Knight of the Bath.

William Augustus, duke of Cumberland, (born ApLondon, Eng.—died Oct. 31,London), British general, nicknamed “Butcher Cumberland” for his harsh suppression of the Jacobite rebellion of His subsequent military failures led to his estrangement from his father, King George II (reigned –60).

During the War of the Austrian Succession (–48), he. This is the first reset edition of Henderson's The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (). Henderson wrote two open letters to Samuel Johnson, criticizing his account of Scotland and the Scottish character as well as taking a side-swipe at Smollet.

Get this from a library. William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland: a life. [Rex Whitworth] -- "Surprisingly, this is the first full-length biography of the Duke of Cumberland whose memory is enshrined in, and tarnished by, the familiar sobriquet 'Butcher of Culloden'.

Born in. Cumberland, William Augustus, 1st duke of (–65). Cumberland was the second surviving son of the prince of Wales, later George duke of Cumberland inhe was promoted lieutenant-general inafter fighting at he was proclaimed captain-general of the British army.

Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland lived from 15 April to 31 October A younger son of George II and Queen Caroline, he became a celebrated military leader at a very young age and commanded the Government forces that defeated the Jacobites at the Battle of Culloden in His the behavious of his troops after the battle and his oversight of the.

Cumberland, William Augustus, duke of, –65, British general; third son of George II. Entering the army shortly before the outbreak () of the War of the Austrian Succession Austrian Succession, War of the, –48, general European war.

This is the first reset edition of Henderson's The Life of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (). Henderson wrote two open letters to Samuel Johnson, criticizing his account of Scotland and the Scottish character as well as taking a side-swipe at by: 1. Cumberland, William Augustus, duke of () - Third son of George II, created duke of Cumberland in His military career was largely undistinguished, although he fought in both the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years War.

William Augustus Duke of Cumberland: A Life Hardcover – Dec 1 by Rex Whitworth (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from 3/5(1). Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages.

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Will be a good Reading copy. WILLIAM AUGUSTUS DUKE OF CUMBERLAND: A LIFE By Rex Whitworth - Hardcover. 'Butcher' Cumberland is portrayed as one of the arch villains of British history.

His leading role in the bloody defeat of the Jacobite rebellion in and his ruthless pursuit of Bonnie Prince Charlie's fugitive supporters across the Scottish Highlands has generated a reputation for severity that has endured to the present day. He has even been proposed as the most evil Briton of the.

CUMBERLAND, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS, Duke of (–), son of King George II. and Queen Caroline, was born on the 15th of Apriland when five years of age was created duke of Cumberland. His education was well attended to, and his courage and capacity in outdoor exercises were notable from his early years.

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Inat the age of four, William Augustus was created Knight Companion of the Order of the Bath and the following year he was created Duke of Cumberland, Marquess of Berkhamstead, Earl of Kennington, Viscount Trematon, and Baron of Alderney.

William Augustus’ mother Caroline of Ansbach had many scientific and artistic interests. William Augustus saw the uprising as a rebellion against his father the King, but in reality, it was a matter of survival.

Perhaps if there had been some mediation instead of fighting, things would have been different and the Battle of Culloden, the last battle fought on British soil would have never occurred.3/5(1). William Augustus, late Duke of Cumberland Summary Head-and-shoulders portrait, in oval, facing slightly right.

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