FITZCLARENCE, George Augustus Frederick

FITZCLARENCE, George Augustus Frederick, First Earl of Munster. 29.1.1794 — London 20.3.1842. British Officer and Traveller. Illegitimate son of William IV and Dorothea Bland (née Jordan, from Ireland). Served as officer in Napoleonic wars and India. Major-General. Married 1819 Mary Wyndham (1792–1842), three daughters, four sons. He was not satisfied with his position, suffered of mental instability and committed suicide.

Publications: Journal of a route across India, through Egypt to England, in the latter end of the year 1817, and the beginning of 1818. 24+502 p. L. 1819.

Sources: Wikipedia with portrait.


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