British Monarchs

October 1, 2018

FREDERICK PRINCE OF WALES – FINAL YEARS

  During the ’45 Prince Frederick took no active part in the military process, unlike his younger brother the Duke of Cumberland. He did directly ask for the command of the army heading to face […]
September 17, 2018

FREDERICK PRINCE OF WALES – AS A YOUNG MAN

  In 1731 the king returned from Hanover to find his son grown independent and dangerous, and instead of giving him some responsibility to keep him useful and busy, decided to suppress him, cutting his […]
July 23, 2018

THE DUKE OF CUMBERLAND (PART THREE – THE LATER YEARS)

  Following his return from Scotland, the Duke of Cumberland was hailed as a national hero, and it seemed that his future was bright. Beloved of his people and the monarch’s favourite son, he was […]
June 25, 2018

THE DUKE OF CUMBERLAND (PART ONE – THE EARLY YEARS)

  In the Jacobite Chronicles Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland features as a villain, his personality and actions being mainly viewed from the Jacobite perspectives of Beth and Alex. In this series of blogs […]
October 13, 2017

BIOGRAPHY OF KING GEORGE II

    George Augustus was born on 30th October 1683 in Herrenhausen, Hanover. This is the old style date, and the date he would have stated his birthday to be on – you will also […]