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... They had five children Frederick William I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (b ... John II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (b ...
... Duke William IV of Saxe-Weimar (1598–1662), 5th Duke of Saxe-Weimar, key ally of Gustavus Adolphus through much of the Thirty Years' War but shunned by Axel ... Ruler of the family territories of the various Dukes of Saxe-Weimar until his death in 1662 ...
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“When the Prince of Wales [later King George IV] and the Duke of York went to visit their brother Prince William [later William IV] at Plymouth, and all three being very loose in their manners, and coarse in their language, Prince William said to his ships crew, now I hope you see that I am not the greatest blackguard of my family.”
—Horace Walpole (17171797)
“I dont know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.”
—Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke Wellington (17691852)