York and Albany, Frederick Augustus, Duke of


York and Albany, Frederick Augustus, Duke of
(1763-1827)
   Second son of George III. Commanded British army in Flanders, 1793-1795. Commander-in-chief, 1798-1809.
   Index: Bk Takes command of expedition to Holland, 15, 21.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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