Sir Henry Frederick Hanover (1st Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.10.1745 - Leicester House, London TRN3
First Known Service1768TRN3
FatherFrederick Lewis, Prince of Wales (1707–1751)ODNB
MotherAugusta of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1719–1772)ODNB
WifeAnne Horton née Luttrell (1743–1808) - Married 2.10.1771ODNB
Last Known Service8.4.1782TRN3
Date of Death18.9.1790 - Cumberland House, Pall Mall, London TRN3
Burial28.9.1790 - Westminster Abbey TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.11.1745 Appointed PrinceEWIKI
22.10.1766 Created 1st Duke of Cumberland and StrathearnEWIKI
22.10.1766 Appointed Earl of Dublin in the Irish peerageODNB
28.10.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/218CSORN
28.10.176810.3.1769Venus (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/219ODNB
10.3.1769 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/231ADM 6/20
14.6.1769 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English Channel ADM 6/20/242ADM 6/20
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/305CSORN
25.7.1771 Appointed Knight Companion of the Order of the GarterODNB
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
2.4.1776 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/175ADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/359CSORN
8.4.1782 Admiral of the White ADM 6/22/447CSORN


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