Young Duke

Some articles on young duke, duke:

Ernst Frederick II, Duke Of Saxe-Hildburghausen - Young Duke
... He was the third but eldest surviving son of Ernst Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen and Countess Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach ... At the age of 17, he succeeded his father as Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1724 ...
Louis Joseph De Lorraine, Duke Of Guise - Biography
... de Guise." Upon the death of his uncle Henry II, Duke of Guise, Louis Joseph succeeded him as head of the House of Guise ... residence, known as the "Hôtel de Guise." In October 1663, the young duke and his aunt were received in great pomp in his duchy of Joinville ... On 15 June 1667, the young Duke married Élisabeth Marguerite d'Orléans, duchesse d'Alençon, daughter of Gaston, Duke of Orléans, at Saint-Germain-en-Laye ...
Agatha Of Normandy - Duke of Normandy - Challenges
... William faced several challenges on becoming duke, including his illegitimate birth and his youth the evidence indicates that he was either seven or ... princes in their attempt to return to England in 1036 shows that the new duke's guardians were attempting to continue his father's policies, but Archbishop Robert's death in March 1037 removed one of ... The anarchy in the duchy lasted until 1047, and control of the young duke was one of the priorities of those contending for power ...
Bartolomeo Contarini
... The Athenian citizenry, however, mistrusted the two lovers' influence over the young duke and probably feared for his life ... Ottoman sultan, to intervene on behalf of the young duke Francis ... Bartolomeo and Chiara were summoned to his court at Adrianople and the young duke was taken into the sultan's care while his cousin Francesco II was sent to Athens as a Turkish client duke ...

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