Wednesday, 17 November 2010
What Duchy for happy couple?
There are other past Royal Dukedoms for consideration:
Albany and Cumberland are probably out because they could be revived on the application of heirs whose predecessors had their royal titles suspended in 1919 for being on the wrong side of World War I.
The Duchy of Cambridge is popular with the pundits and many thought that the Earl of Wessex would get this title, they have therefore deduced that he did not get it because it was being saved for William.
The last Duke of Cambridge was the eldest son of the 7th son of George III and he died in 1904. He was C in C of the Army for 39 years and you can find his august statue in Whitehall: