Hardin Clay Roots #1

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Everyone in this tree is related "someway" to me. My Y-DNA (Father's line) is of the Haplogroup "G2A3B" ( I have an DNA match with another descendant of Jan Auckesze Van Nuys Born abt 1650 and Barbara Provoost ) - My X-DNA (Mother's Line) is of the haplogroup V

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  • ID: I288724
  • Name: Leopold George Duncan Albert Windsor
  • Given Name: Leopold George Duncan Albert
  • Surname: Windsor
  • Prefix: Duke Of Albany 1 2
  • Name: Leopold Windsor
  • Given Name: Leopold
  • Surname: Windsor
  • Prefix: Baron Arklow
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 Apr 1853 in Buckingham Palace, St. James's, England 2
  • Christening: 28 Jun 1853 Bagshot Park , England
  • Death: 28 Mar 1884 in Villa Nevada, Cannes, France of brain hemorrhage from a minor blow to the head 1 2
  • Note: from haemophilia, after a fall where he bumped his knee
  • Burial: 5 Apr 1884 Albert Memorial Chapel At Windsor, England 2
  • Residence: /Arklow/
  • Note: [U.K.] 2
  • Residence: /of Albany/
  • Note: [U.K.] 2
  • Residence: /of Clarence/
  • Note: [U.K.] 1 2
  • Residence: /von Sachsen/ 2
  • Occupation: 1st Baron
  • Note: [U.K.] 2
  • Occupation: 1st Duke
  • Note: [U.K.] 2
  • Occupation: 1st Earl
  • Note: [U.K.] 2
  • Event: Illness
  • Note: haemophilia 1
  • Event: Leopold /of Great Britain and Ireland/ Title 1
  • Event: Royal Title Albany, England
  • Event: Royal Title Clarence, England
  • Baptism: 28 Jun 1853 Buckingham Palace, St. James's, England 2
  • Event: Invest 24 May 1869
  • Note: Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) 3
  • Event: Invest 24 May 1871
  • Note: Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) 2
  • Education: DCL. Honorary Doctorate in Civil Law 1872-1876 Christ Church, Oxford University, England
  • Event: Matric. 1872 Oxford University Christs Church, Oxford, England 2
  • Event: Invest 1874
  • Note: Privy Counsellor (P.C.) 2
  • Event: Invest 1876
  • Note: Fellow, Society of Arts (F.S.A.) 2
  • Occupation: Queen's Private Secretary 1876-1884 England
  • GRAD: 30 May 1876
  • Note: Oxford University||Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.) 2
  • Event: Invest 25 Jan 1877
  • Note: Bailiff Grand Cross, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital o f St. John of Jerusalem (GCStJ) 2
  • Event: Invest 24 May 1880
  • Note: Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G. C.M.G.) 2
  • Event: Mil-Rank 1882
  • Note: honorary Colonel||3rd Seaforth Highlanders 2
  • _UID: 32AAF5A74776B644B93D967B215551353295
  • Note:
    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany From Wikipedia, the free enc yclopedia.

    Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (Leopold George Duncan Alber t Wettin) (7 April 1853 - 28 March 1884), was the eighth-bo rn child and fourth son of Queen Victoria of the United Kin gdom and her husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

    His Royal Highness The Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert , KG, KT, PC, CGSI, GCMG, Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarenc e and Baron Arklow was born in Buckingham Palace. He was na med for King Leopold I of the Belgians, the uncle of both Q ueen Victoria and Prince Albert. His christenting took plac e at Buckingham Palace on 28 June 1853, and his sponsors we re his first cousins-once removed, King George V of Hanove r and Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck and his eldes t sister then then-Crown Princess of Prussia. While stil l a baby, he was diagnosed as a haemophiliac and spent mos t of childhood as a semi-invalid.

    In 1872, Prince Leopold, entered Christ Church, Oxford Univ ersity, where he studied a variety of subjects. He left th e university with an honorary doctorate in civil law (DCL ) in 1876. Prince Leopold travelled in Europe and 1880, h e toured Canada and the United States with his sister, Prin cess Louise, whose husband, the Marquess of Lorne was the g overnor general of Canada. Incapable of pursuing a militar y career because of his illness, Prince Leopold instead bec ame a patron of the arts and literature. In 1878, he becam e president of Royal Society of Liberature and in the follo wing year became vice president of the Royal Society of Art s. From 1876 until his death, he served as Queen's privat e secretary.

    Queen Victoria made Prince Leopold a Knight of the Garter o n 18 May 1869, a Knight of the Thistle on 24 March 1871, an d a Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India on 2 5 January 1877. Prince Leopold became a member of the Priv y Council on 20 October 1874. Finally, the Queen created hi m Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarence and Baron Arklow in th e peerage of the United Kingdom and made him a Knight Gran d Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George on 24 Ma y 1881.

    On 27 April 1882 in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, th e Duke of Albany married Princess Helene Frederica, daughte r of George Victor, Reigning Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont . They had two children, Princess Alice of Albany (1883-198 1) and Prince Charles Edward, Duke of Albany and later reig ning Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1884-1954).

    The Duke of Albany died at the age of 31, of a brain hemorr hage from a minor blow to the head, in Villa Nevada in Cann es, in France. He had hemophilia, an inherited blood disord er. He was buried in the Albert Memorial Chapel at Windsor . His posthumous son, Prince Charles Edward, succeeded hi m as Duke of Albany upon birth.




    Father: Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel Von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha b: 26 Aug 1819 in Schloss Rosenau, Near Coburg, Prussia
    Mother: Alexandrina Victoria Augustus Von Guelph b: 24 May 1819 in Kensington Palace, Kensington, England

    Marriage 1 Helena Frederica Augusta b: 17 Feb 1861 in Arolsen, Prussia
    • Married: 27 Apr 1882 4
    • Change Date: 19 Jan 2014
    Children
    1. Has Children Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline Windsor b: 25 Feb 1883 in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England
    2. Has Children Leopold Charles Edward George Albert Windsor b: 19 Jul 1884

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Queen Victoria's Descendants
      Title: Queen Victoria's Descendants
      Author: Eilers, Marlene A.
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, Maryland, 1987
      Page: page 215
      Quality: 3
    2. Abbrev: The Complete Peerage
      Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great B ritain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant , new ed.
      Author: Editor: G.E. Cokayne, with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Ge offrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden
      Publication: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gl oucester, U.K., 2000
      Page: volume I, page 86
      Quality: 3
    3. Abbrev: Britain's Royal Family
      Title: Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy
      Author: Weir, Alison
      Publication: The Bodley Head, London, U.K., 1999
      Page: page 313
      Quality: 3
    4. Abbrev: The Complete Peerage
      Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great B ritain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant , new ed.
      Author: Editor: G.E. Cokayne, with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Ge offrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden
      Publication: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gl oucester, U.K., 2000
      Page: volume I, page 86

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