Duke of Cumberland


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Noun1.Duke of Cumberland - English generalDuke of Cumberland - English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
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The serjeant had informed Mr Jones that they were marching against the rebels, and expected to be commanded by the glorious Duke of Cumberland.
I was not new to violent death--I have served his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland, and got a wound myself at Fontenoy-- but I know my pulse went dot and carry one.
1746: The army of Charles Stuart, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie, was routed by the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden.
ON THIS DAY 1746: The army of Charles Stuart, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie, was routed by the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden.
7 IN the village is a public house, the Duke of Cumberland, a British Legion club, an Italian restaurant, a fish and chip shop, a newsagent, chemist, estate agents, a squash club with three courts, post office, village hall, parish hall and three hairdressers.
He was walking home from the Duke of Cumberland pub, on nearby Sunderland Road, with three friends including 18-yearold Mr Dyson.
In an old photograph, the palace, where Mary Queen of Scots was born and which was left in ruins by the Duke of Cumberland in 1746, still dominates the area.
Bred by William, Duke of Cumberland, the third son of George II, the chestnut colt was foaled during the lunar eclipse of April 1, 1764.
1746: The army of Charles Stuart, 'Bonnie Prince Charlie', mainly composed of Highland clansmen with some Lowland Scots and French troops, was routed by English, Lowland Scots and Hessian forces under the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden, effectively ending the Jacobite rebellion.
And so it was eventually left to George II's son William, Duke of Cumberland (also known according to whether you were a royalist or not as: "Sweet William", "The Butcher of Culloden", or just "Stinking Billy") to champion Ascot when he was not busy disembowelling the Scots.
King George III wanted it introduced because his younger brother, the Duke of Cumberland, secretly married Lady Anne Horton who was the widow of a "commoner.
But can Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, really be considered a war criminal?