Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany and Bishop of Osnabrück (Biographical details)

Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany and Bishop of Osnabrück (ruler; royal/imperial; military/naval; British; Male; 1763 - 1827)

Also known as

Frederick Augustus; Friedrich August; York and Albany; York; Osnabrück

Biography

2nd son of George III and Queen Charlotte. Educated in Hanover. Professional soldier. Married, 1791, Frederica Charlotte Ulrica Catherine, Princess Royal of Prussia. Known as the "Grand Old Duke of York". He held the bishopric of Osnabrück, a principality in the Holy Roman empire, as protestant prince and never took holy orders.

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