Edward, Duke of York and Albany
|born on||14 March 1739 Jul.Cal. (25 Mar 1739 greg.) at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||London, England, 51n30, 0w10|
|Timezone||LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||04°31' 08°59 Asc. 00°13'|
Prince of Great Britain, the younger brother of George III of the United Kingdom, and the second son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
Edward served with the Royal Navy. He participated in the naval descents against the French coast taking part in the failed Raid on St Malo, which ended in the Battle of St. Cast in 1758. He was made Captain on 14 June 1759, Rear-Admiral of the Blue in 1761 and Vice-Admiral of the Blue in 1762.
In the late summer of 1767, on his way to Genoa, Edward fell ill and had to be landed in the harbour of Monaco. Despite the care and attention he was given, he died in the Palace of Honoré III, Prince of Monaco, on 17 September 1767.
- child->parent relationship with Frederick, Prince of Wales (born 31 January 1707 Jul.Cal. (11 Feb 1707 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Augusta, Princess of Great Britain (born 31 July 1737 Jul.Cal. (11 Aug 1737 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Caroline Matilda, Queen of Denmark and Norway (born 11 July 1751 Jul.Cal. (22 July 1751 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Elizabeth, Princess (1740) (born 30 December 1740 Jul.Cal. (10 Jan 1741 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Frederick, Prince of Great Britain (born 13 May 1750 Jul.Cal. (24 May 1750 greg.))
- sibling relationship with George III, King of England (born 4 June 1738)
- sibling relationship with Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn (born 27 October 1745 Jul.Cal. (7 Nov 1745 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Louisa, Princess of Great Britain (born 8 March 1749 Jul.Cal. (19 Mar 1749 greg.))
- sibling relationship with William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (born 14 November 1743 Jul.Cal. (25 Nov 1743 greg.))
Sy Scholfield quotes "The Universal spectator and weekly journal," no, 545 (17 March 1739), p. 1489: "Wednesday . . . [at] Norfolk House, where her Royal Highness was happily deliver'd of a Prince about Three o'Clock in the Afternoon."
Wednesday 14 March 1739 OS = 25 March 1739 NS.
- Vocation : Military : Military service (Royal Navy Vice-Admiral)
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hanover)