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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa, was born at Kensington Palace on 14 April 1874, the third son of Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth (1833–1897)...

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Prince Frederick, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827) by Sir David Wilkie, 1822–3 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827), army officer and bishop of Osnabrück, was the second son of George III and Queen Charlotte. He was born at St James's Palace, London, on 16 August 1763, and on 27 February 1764 was elected to the bishopric of ...

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George, Prince, second duke of Cambridge (1819–1904), army officer, was born George William Frederick Charles, the only son of Adolphus Frederick, first duke of Cambridge (1774–1850), the youngest son of George III. His mother was Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa (1797–1889), daughter of Frederick, landgrave of Hesse-Cassel...

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Prince George, second duke of Cambridge (1819–1904) by Frank Holl, 1883 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II