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Ernest Augustus, Prince, duke of York and Albanylocked

(1674–1728)
  • Matthew Kilburn

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Ernest Augustus, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1674–1728), bishop of Osnabrück, was born in Osnabrück on 7 / 17 September 1674 and named, in German, Ernst August. He was the sixth son and seventh and youngest child of Sophia (1630–1714), later designated heir presumptive to the English throne by the ...

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