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Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, Ernest

British, 1845 - 1923

Cumberland Ernest Augustus, 3rd Duke of


Ernest Augustus William Adolphus George Frederick, de jure King of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg; 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale, Knight Grand Cross of the Hanoverian Order, Knight of the Orders of the Golden Fleece, the Black Eagle, the Elephant, St. Andrew, St. Hubert, etc., Gen. of Cav. in the Austrian Army, was born on September 21, 1845. He succeeded to the British titles only on the death of his father, George V, on June 12, 1878. He was created Knight of the Order of the Garter on July 20, 1878, struck off the Roll of that Order, May 13, 1915, and his titles in Peerages of Great Britain and of Ireland were removed from the Rolls of Peers in pursuance of the Order of the King in Council, March 28, 1919. He married on December 21, 1878, Princess Thyra, C.I., youngest daughter of Christian IX, King of Denmark. Thyra died on February 26, 1933. Ernest Augustus William died on November 14, 1923. They had issue: George William Christian (b. 28 Oct. 1880) (d. unm. 20 May, 1912); Christian Frederick William (b. 4 July 1885) (d. unm. 3 Sept. 1901); and Ernest Augustus Christian George (b. 17 Nov. 1887) (d. 30 Jan. 1953) who became reigning Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg on the renunciation of his father in 1913, but abdicated his right to the throne in 1918. Ernest and Thyra also had three daughters: Marie Louise Victoria ... (b. 11 Oct. 1879); Alexandra Louise Marie ... (b. 29 Sept. 1882); and Olga Adelaide Louise ... (b. 11 July, 1884). (Taken from Burke's Peerage, see below).

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