Authorised form of nameEdward Augustus (1739 - 1767); Duke of York and Albany
ForenamesEdward Augustus
Dates1739 - 1767
Dates and placesBirth:
14 March 1739
17 September 1767
Westminster Abbey
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'.
KG 1752
Royal Society activityMembership:
Royal Fellow
Election Date:
Relationships2nd son of Frederick Lewis Prince of Wales; brother of George III
Bulloch's Roll
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
Archives associated with this Fellow
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IM/001242Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albanynd
IM/001241Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany
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