Lord Edward Augustus (Duke of York and Albany)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth14.3.1738/39 - Norfolk House, St James's Square, London, London ODNB
First Known Service24.7.1758ODNB
FatherFrederick Lewis, prince of WalesODNB
MotherPrincess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719-1772)ODNB
Last Known Service1766ODNB
Date of Death17.9.1767 - MonacoODNB
Cause of DeathA malignant feverODNB
Burial3.11.1767 - Westminster Abbey ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.3.1738/39 Appointed Prince Edward 
24.7.1758 Entered the NavyODNB
14.6.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/71ODNB
14.6.17594.7.1759Phoenix (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/71BWAS-1714
1.4.1760 Appointed Duke of York and AlbanyODNB
1.4.1760 Appointed Earl of UlsterODNB
27.10.176017.9.1767Appointed Privy CounsellorODNB
31.3.1761 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/303ADM 6/19
22.6.176223.1.1763Princess Amelia (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/445ODNB
11.1762 Resigned from the NavyODNB
1766 Admiral of the BlueTRN3


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