Duke Prince Augustus Frederick PRS

Prince, 1st Duke of Sussex (from 1801), and 25th President of the Royal Society (1830-1838)

Died aged 70

Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, KG, KT, GCB, GCH, PRS, FRSA (27 January 1773 – 21 April 1843) was the sixth son and ninth child of King George III and his queen consort, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was the only surviving son of George III who did not pursue an army or navy career. He was known for his liberal views, which included reform of Parliament, abolition of the slave trade, Catholic emancipation, and the removal of existing civil restrictions on Jews and Dissenters.

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H.R.H. The Duke of Sussex with Lady Augusta Murray and Colonel d'Este resided here in the Summer of 1794

13 Tackleway, Hastings, United Kingdom where they stayed (1794)