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Duke of Albany is a peerage title that has occasionally been bestowed on the youngers sons in the Scottish and later the British Royal Family, particularly in the Houses of Stuart and Hanover. The Peerage is a system of titles of nobility which exists in the United Kingdom and is one part of the British honours system. ... Members of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Trooping the Colour ceremony The British Royal Family is a group of people closely related to the British monarch. ... The House of Stuart or Stewart was a Scottish, and then British, Royal House of Breton origin. ... The House of Hanover (the Hanoverians) were a German royal dynasty which succeeded the House of Stuart as kings of Great Britain in 1714. ...


The Dukedom of Albany was first granted in 1398 by King Robert III of Scotland on his brother, Robert Stewart, the title being in the Peerage of Scotland. "Albany" was a territorial term representing the eastern part of the Scottish highlands, roughly the former Kingdom of the Picts. The title (along with the Dukedom of Rothesay, the first Dukedom created in Scotland) was forfeited in 1425 due to the treason of the second Duke. Events Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland destroyed. ... Robert III (c. ... The Peerage of Scotland is the division of the British Peerage for those peers created in the Kingdom of Scotland before 1707. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Standard of the Duke of Rothesay, quartering the arms of the Stuarts and of the Isles The title Duke of Rothesay is the official title possessed by the Heir Apparent to the throne of Scotland. ... Events Foundation of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Births Deaths March 17 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Ashikaga shogun July 21 - Manuel II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor Categories: 1425 ...


The title was again created in 1458 for Alexander Stewart; the title became extinct when his son John died without heirs. The title was created for a third time in 1604 for Charles, son of King James VI of Scotland (James I in England). Upon Charles' ascent to the throne in 1625, the title of Duke of Albany merged into the crown. Events January 24 - Hungary Foundation of Magdalen College, University of Oxford George of Podebrady becomes king of Bohemia Pope Pius II becomes pope Turks sack the Acropolis Births Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet Deaths June 27 - Alfonso V of Aragon August 6 - Pope Callixtus III Marques de Santillana, Spanish poet Categories... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 - Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ...


The title was next granted in 1660 to Charles I's son, James, by Charles II. When James succeeded his elder brother to the throne in 1685, the titles again merged into the crown. The pretender, Charles Edward Stuart, gave the title, Duchess of Albany, to his illegitimate daughter, Charlotte; she died in 1789. Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... Bonnie Prince Charlie Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Silvester Severino Maria Stuart (December 31, 1720 – January 31, 1788), was the exiled claimant to the thrones of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie. Charles was the son of James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, who was... Charlotte, Duchess of Albany (1753-1789) was the illegitimate daughter and only known child of Prince Charles Edward Stuart and his mistress Clementina Wilkinshaw. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


The title "Duke of York and Albany" was often granted by the Hanoverian kings (see Duke of York). The title of "Albany" alone was granted for the fifth time, this time in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, in 1881 to Prince Leopold, the seventh son of Queen Victoria. Prince Leopold's son, Charles, was deprived of the peerage in 1919 for bearing arms against the United Kingdom in World War I. Under the 1917 Titles Deprivation Act, the lineal male heirs of the 2nd Duke of Albany have the right to petition the British Crown for the restoration of his peerages. To date, none has done so. The current heir is the 2nd Duke's great-grandson, Hubert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (b. 1961). (Although Hubert's grandfather, Johann Leopold, lost his status as heir of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha by making a morganatic marriage, this would only affect German princely titles and not British peerages.) The title Duke of York is a title of nobility usually given to the second son of the British monarch, unless the title is already held by an earlier monarchs son who is still alive. ... The Peerage of the United Kingdom comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the Act of Union in 1801. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... WWI redirects here. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Titles Deprivation Act 1917 allowed enemies of the United Kingdom during the First World War to be deprived of peerage and royal titles. ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A morganatic marriage is a type of marriage which can be contracted in certain countries, usually between persons of unequal social rank (unebenbürtig in German), which prevents the passage of the husbands titles and privileges to the wife and any children born of the marriage. ...

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Dukes of Albany, first Creation (1398)

Events Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland destroyed. ... Robert Stewart or Stuart, 1st Duke of Albany (c. ... Events January 26 - King France June 24 - The Battle of Sluys is fought between the naval fleets of the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France. ... Events Construction of Forbidden City begins in Beijing. ... Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany (1362 - 24 May 1425) was a Scottish nobleman who inherited the Dukedom of Albany in 1420, but was convicted and executed for treason five years later. ... Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s - 1360s - 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1357 1358 1359 1360 1361 - 1362 - 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367 See also: 1362 state leaders Events Under Edward III, French as Englands national language, for the first time... Events Foundation of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Births Deaths March 17 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Ashikaga shogun July 21 - Manuel II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor Categories: 1425 ...

Dukes of Albany, second Creation (1458)

Events January 24 - Hungary Foundation of Magdalen College, University of Oxford George of Podebrady becomes king of Bohemia Pope Pius II becomes pope Turks sack the Acropolis Births Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet Deaths June 27 - Alfonso V of Aragon August 6 - Pope Callixtus III Marques de Santillana, Spanish poet Categories... Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany (c. ... Events February 4 - In the Thirteen Years War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederacy sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master. ... Events August 22 - Battle of Bosworth Field is fought between the armies of King Richard III of England and rival claimant to the throne of England Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond. ... Events May 3 - Mehmed II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Beyazid II. May 21 - Christian I, King of Denmark and Norway dies and is succeeded by his son John (1481-1513) With the death of Duke Charles IV of Anjou, Anjou was reverted... // Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

Dukes of Albany, third Creation (1604)

Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 - Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... Charles I (19 November 1600–30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625, until his death. ... Events January January 1 - Scotland adopts January 1st as being New Years Day February February 17 - Giordano Bruno burned in a stake for heresy July July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the coastal dunes. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ...

Dukes of Albany, fourth Creation (1660)

Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... James VII and II (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 6 February 1685. ... Events February 13 - Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ...

Dukes of Albany, fifth Creation (1881)

1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... His Royal Highness The Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (Leopold George Duncan Albert) (7 April 1853 - 28 March 1884), was a member of the British Royal Family, a son of Queen Victoria. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... Carl Eduard, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Albany (Leopold Charles Edward George Albert) (19 July 1884 – 28 March 1954) was the last reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in Germany from 30 July 1900 to 14 November 1918. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Dukes of Albany in Fiction

Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... King Lear and the Fool in the Storm by William Dyce (1806-1864) King Lear is generally regarded as one of William Shakespeares greatest tragedies. ...

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