Prince William, Duke of Cumberland

Born Prince William Augustus of Great Britain and Ireland, created Duke of Cumberland in 1726.

Son of George II. King of Great Britain and Ireland (1683-1760) and his wife Caroline Markgravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737).

Born: Leicester House, London 26. Apr 1721

Godparents: Friedrich Wilhelm I. King in Prussia and Queen Sophie Dorothea in Prussia (his paternal aunt and her husband)

Died: London 31. Oct 1765

Buried: Westminster Abbey, London

Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008; for christening and godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page