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≈Arthur William Patrick Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
b. 1 May 1850, d. 16 January 1942
Residence - Bagshot Park, Surrey.
H.R.H. married 13 March 1879, Luise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes Prinzessin von Preußen

Issue:
Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of Connaught and Strathearn
b. 15 Jan 1882, d. 1 May 1920

Major-General Arthur Frederick Patrick Albert Windsor, Prince of Connaught
b. 13 Jan 1883, d. 12 Sep 1938

Victoria Patricia Helena Elizabeth Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess of Connaught and Strathearn
b. 17 Mar 1886, d. 12 Jan 1974
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Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son and seventh of the nine children of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Arthur had a long and distinguished career in the British Army that included service in South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Egypt and India. Promoted to Field Marshal in 1902, he served in various positions thereafter: as Commander-in-Chief in Ireland, Inspector-General of the Forces and as Governor General of Canada.

Prince Arthur married Princess Louise Margarete of Prussia. It was said that Arthur was the Queen's favorite son. He felt destined for the army from a very early age, and he spent a great many years in the armed forces. Due to his family ties, as well as interest, he became very involved in German affairs, and this may have been the reasoning behind his transfer in 1911 to Canada, which distanced him from the military aspects of a deteriorating German situation. In Canada, he became the Governor General. He had two daughters and a son. Their younger daughter, Princess Patricia, is well known to Canadians as Lady Patricia Ramasey, and gave her name to a famous Canadian army regiment, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. The Prince was a freemason. He became Grand Master in 1901 when his brother, who had held that post previously, became King. He served as Grand Master until his death in 1942.



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Arthur and Queen Victoria 1850

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The First of May The Duke of Wellington Presenting a Casket on Birthday, 1851

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1854

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1855

Louise

Arthur Louise Leopold 1856

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1859

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Feb 1861

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1 Jul 1864

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26 Mar 1864

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1868

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Arthur, Queen Victoria, Beatrice
Oct 1876

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Princess Louise of Prussia

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Princess Louise of Prussia 1878

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1878

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Wedding

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1893

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