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Prince Edward
Duke of York and Albany
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Born (1739-03-25)25 March 1739
Norfolk House, St James's Square, Westminster
Died 17 September 1767(1767-09-17) (aged 28)
Prince's Palace, Monaco-Ville
Burial 1 November 1767
Westminster Abbey, London
Full name
Edward Augustus
House Hanover
Father Frederick, Prince of Wales
Mother Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Military career
Allegiance  Great Britain
Service/branch  Royal Navy
Years of service 1759–1767
Rank Vice-admiral of the blue

Seven Years' War

  • Battle of Saint Cast

Prince Edward, Duke of York (Edward Augustus) lived from 1739 to 1767. He was the youngest brother of George III of the United Kingdom. He was heir presumptive to the throne until his nephew George IV of the United Kingdom was born in 1762.


Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany s ancestors in three generations
Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany Father:
Frederick, Prince of Wales
Paternal Grandfather:
George II of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandfather:
George I of Great Britain
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Sophia Dorothea of Celle
Paternal Grandmother:
Caroline of Ansbach
Paternal Great-grandfather:
John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Princess Eleanor Erdmuthe Louise of Saxe-Eisenach
Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Maternal Grandfather:
Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels
Maternal Grandmother:
Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Prince Charles of Anhalt-Zerbst
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Sophie of Saxe-Weissenfels

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