Prince William, Duke of Gloucester

Born Prince William Frederick of Gloucester, succeeded his father as Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh in 1805.

Son of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1743-1805) by his wife Maria Walpole (1736-1807).

Born: Teodoli Palace, Rome 15. Jan 1776

Baptised: Teodoli Palace 12. Feb 1776


Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace 22. Jul 1816 Princess Mary oft he United Kingdom (1776-1857), his first cousin, daughter of George III. King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and Sophie Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818).

No issue

Died: Bagshot Park, Surrey 30. Nov 1834

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

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