William of Gloucester

Prince William Henry Andrew Frederick of Gloucester

Son of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974) and his wife Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott (1901-2004), daughter of John Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry (1864-1935)

Born: Hadley Common, Hertfordshire 18. Dec 1941

Christened: Private Chapel, Windsor Castle 22. Feb 1942


Died: Halfpenny Green, Wolverhampton 28. Aug 1972 in a plane crash

Buried: Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Windsor



Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997;  Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008;  for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page http://users.uniserve.com/~canyon/index.htm