Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPrince Augustus Frederick
|Duke of Sussex|
Portrait by Louis Gauffier, 1793
|Born||27 January 1773
Buckingham Palace, London, England, UK
|Died||21 April 1843
Kensington Palace, London, England, UK
|Burial||Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England, UK|
|Spouse||Lady Augusta Murray
(m. 1793; an. 1794)
Cecilia Underwood, Duchess of Inverness (m. 1831)
|House||House of Hanover|
|Mother||Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz|
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex was born (27 January 1773 – 21 April 1843), was the sixth son of George III and his consort, Queen Charlotte. He was the only son of the King and Queen not to pursue an army or navy career, but he did consider becoming a cleric in the Church of England.
Augustus Frederick married twice, but neither was legal in the United Kingdom because under the Royal Marriages Act he should have asked permission from the King first.
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Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex wearing the robes of a Knight Companion of the Order of the Thistle
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