Monday, November 12, 2012

Cumberland continues claim

November 12, 1898

The Duke of Cumberland continues to "maintain his claim to Hanover and Brunswick," according to a dispatch to the New York Times.  A letter by the Duke was published in the Neuste Nachrichten, a Brunswick newspaper.

Prince Ernst August, Duke of Cumberland is the son of the late King Georg V of Hanover.  He is married to Princess Thyra of Denmark, youngest daughter of King Christian IX.  

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