1st Duke of Albany (1545–1567) Prince James 2nd Duke of Albany King James VI & I (1566–1625) Dukedom of Albany merged in the Crown, 1567: DUKE OF ALBANY (4th creation), 1604 DUKE OF YORK (4th creation), 1605: Henry Frederick Prince of Wales (1594–1612) Princess Elizabeth Stuart (1596–1662) Prince Charles Duke of Albany Duke of York Prince of Wales King Charles I
Duke of York and Albany was a title of nobility in the Peerage of Great Britain. The title was created three times during the 18th century and was usually given to the second son of British monarchs. The predecessor titles in the English and Scottish peerages were Duke of York and Duke of Albany .
John Stuart, Duque de Albany foi conhecido na história política da Escócia como o "Regente Albany". Era neto do rei Jaime II da Escócia ( 1430 - 1469 ), como filho de seu filho Alexander Stuart ( 1454 - 1485 ), Duque de Albany, e de sua segunda esposa. Cresceu nas propriedades da mãe na França. O pai morreu quando tinha quatro anos.
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Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany was a member of the Scottish royal family who served as regent to three Scottish monarchs. A ruthless politician, Albany was widely regarded as having caused the murder of his nephew, the Duke of Rothesay, and brother to the future King James I of Scotland. James was held in captivity in England for eighteen years, du...
Robert Stewart was the third son of the future King Robert II of Scotland and of Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan. His parents' marriage was deemed uncanonical at first, which, in some circles, gave their children and descendants the label of illegitimacy, but the granting of a papal dispensation in 1349 saw their remarriage and their children's legitimi...
Scottish politics in the late fourteenth century was unstable and bloody, and much of Albany's career was spent acquiring territory, land and titles, often by violent means. During the reign of their infirm father as King Robert II, Robert Stewart and his older brother Lord Carrick functioned as regents of Scotland, kings in all but name, with Alba...
Albany married twice. Firstly, in 1361, he married Margaret Graham, Countess of Menteith, a wealthy divorcee who took him as her fourth husband. His sister-in-law's claim to the Earldoms of Menteith and Fife allowed him to assume those titles after marriage. The couple had eight children, seven daughters and a son
The Duke of Albany died in 1420 in Stirling Castle and lies buried in Dunfermline Abbey in Fife. He was succeeded as Duke of Albany and Regent of Scotland by his son, Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany. But Murdoch would not enjoy his power for long. In 1425, the exiled King James, captive in England for 18 years, finally returned to Scotland and exec...
Nigel Tranter's Stewart Trilogy covers the period when Albany was an important figure in Scotland.
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Leopold was born on 7 April 1853 at Buckingham Palace, London, the eighth child and youngest son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. During labour, Queen Victoria chose to use chloroform and thereby encouraged the use of anesthesia in childbirth, recently developed by Professor James Young Simpson. Th...
The Prince's intellectual abilities were evident as a boy; Poet Laureate, Alfred, Lord Tennyson and his friend, philosopher James Martineau, were familiar with the Queen's children and had noted that Leopold, who had often "conversed with the eminent Dr. Martineau, was considered to be a young man of a very thoughtful mind, high aims, and quite rem...
Prince Leopold, stifled by the desire of Queen Victoria to keep him at home, saw marriage as his only hope of independence. Due to his haemophilia, he had difficulty finding a wife. He was acquainted with Alice Liddell, the daughter of the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford for whom Lewis Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and was godfather of ...
Prince Leopold had haemophilia diagnosed in childhood, and in early years had various physicians in permanent attendance, including Arnold Royle and John Wickham Legg. In February 1884, Leopold went to Cannes on doctor's orders: joint pain is a common symptom of haemophilia and the winter climate in the United Kingdom was always difficult for him. ...
1. 7 April 1853 – 24 May 1881: His Royal HighnessThe Prince Leopold 2. 24 May 1881 – 28 March 1884: His Royal HighnessThe Duke of Albany Prince Leopold was created Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarence and Baron Arklowon 24 May 1881.
British decorations 1. Royal Knight of the Garter, 29 April 1869 2. Knight of the Thistle, 24 May 1871 3. Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom, 20 October 1874 4. Knight Grand Commander of the Star of India, 25 January 1877 5. Bailiff Grand Cross of St. John of Jerusalem, 1880 6. Knight Grand Cross of St Michael and St George, 24 May 1880 Foreign decorations
In 1856, at the age of three, Prince Leopold was granted a personal coat of arms – the arms of the kingdom, with an inescutcheon of the shield of Saxony (representing his father), and all differenced by a label argent of three points, the first and third bearing hearts gules, and the second a cross gules.
Rigg, James McMullen (1893). "Leopold George Duncan Albert" . In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 33. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
Duque de Albany é um título nobiliário que tem sido ocasionalmente conferido a jovens filhos na família real escocesa (depois britânica ), particularmente nas Casas de Stuart e de Hanôver. [ 1] Está suspenso desde a aprovação da Lei de Privação de Títulos de 1917. [ 2] Ver também [ editar | editar código-fonte] Duque de Iorque Albany Referências