HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught. Biography including his times in India.


Aston, Maj-Gen Sir George: HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT AND STRATHEARN. A Life and Intimate Study. Harrap [London] 1929 1st Edition. Portrait frontispiece, 4 other plates from photographs, 363pp. Original blue cloth, a few marks to boards but generally a very good copy, small marginal tear without loss to p105.. Several chapters deal with the Duke’s Inidian career where he served in Bengal as a Major-General from 1883-86 and as a Lieutenant-General in Bombay from 1886 to 1890. In 1903 the Duke represented the new King, Edward VII, at the great Coronation Durbar in Delhi. In 1910 the Duke represented the king in South africa and in 1911 he became Governor-General on Canada. He also served in Ireland. The Duke was the last surviving son of Queen Victoria and often represented his brother, Edward VII and nephew, George V. He was married to a Prussian Princess. .To view other items on this subject please visit our website – = and visit the Showroom Delhi Durbars and Royal Tours.

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