Duke of Gloucester (/ ˈ ɡ l ɒ s t ər /) is a British royal title (after Gloucester), often conferred on one of the sons of the reigning monarch. The first four creations were in the Peerage of England and the last in the Peerage of the United Kingdom ; the current creation carries with it the subsidiary titles of Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden .
Duke of Rothesay (/ ˈ r ɒ θ s i / ROTH-see; Scottish Gaelic: Diùc Baile Bhòid; Scots: Duik o Rothesay) is a dynastic title of the heir apparent to the British throne, currently William, Prince of Wales.
9th Duke of Richmond, 9th Duke of Lennox, 4th Duke of Gordon (1904–1989) Douglas Charles Lindsey Gordon 12th Marquess of Huntly (1908–1987) Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox 10th Duke of Richmond, 10th Duke of Lennox, 5th Duke of Gordon (1929–2017) Charles Gordon-Lennox 11th Duke of Richmond, 11th Duke of Lennox, 6th Duke of Gordon (b. 1955)
The Duke was a well-known womanizer and, like several of his ancestors, such as Louis XIV and Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, had several illegitimate children. During the summer of 1772, the Duke began his secret liaison with one of his wife's ladies-in-waiting, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis , the niece of Madame de Montesson , the morganatic wife of Philippe's father.
The Duke also returned to military service and continued well into the Second World War, where he was seen as a grandfather figure by aspiring recruits. The Duchess, who had been ill during their years at Rideau Hall, had died in March 1917, and Arthur mostly withdrew from public life in 1928; his last formal engagement was the opening of the Connaught Gardens in Sidmouth, Devon, on 3 November ...
Coat of arms of Charles Gordon-Lennox, 11th Duke of Richmond Coronet A coronet of a Duke Crest 1st, a Bull's Head erased Sable horned Or; 2nd, on a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant Or crowned with a Ducal Coronet Gules and gorged with a Collar compony of four pieces Argent charged with eight Roses Gules and the last; 3rd, out of a Ducal Coronet a Stag's Head affrontée ...
Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland KG KB FRS (15 April 1721 – 31 October 1765) was the third and youngest son of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland and his wife, Caroline of Ansbach.