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Authorised form of nameEdward Augustus (1739 - 1767); Duke of York and Albany
ForenamesEdward Augustus
Dates1739 - 1767
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
14 March 1739
Death:
17 September 1767
Burial:
Westminster Abbey
ActivityEducation:
Career:
First and last Duke of York and Albany.
Admiral of the Blue, Royal Navy (17660; Keeper and Lieutenant, Windsor Forest (1766)
Freemason, initiated 27 July 1765, Lodge 'Friendship fo Three Doves' Berlin, constituted 10 August 1760 by Grand Lodge of the Three Globes, Berlin. On 2 August 1765 signified his acceptance of the title'Patron of the Order' and gave authority for Lodge to assume the name 'Royal York Lodge of Friendship'.
Honours:
KG 1752
Royal Society activityMembership:
Royal Fellow
Election Date:
27/11/1760
Relationships2nd son of Frederick Lewis Prince of Wales; brother of George III
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
References:
The Library and Museum of Freemasonry, 'Freemasons and the Royal Society. Alphabetical List of Fellows of the Royal Society who were Freemasons' 2010, page 27
Royal Society codeNA811
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IM/001241Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany
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