Duke of Cumberland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Duke of Cumberland English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
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Usage

In literature:

The departure of the Duke of Cumberland, their power behind the throne, had deprived them of a leader.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The duke of Cumberland rested here on the way to Culloden.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
All the private soldiers and many of the officers believed that they were being led against the Duke of Cumberland.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
Had the King made him Duke of Cumberland I had little marvelled.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
Cumberland, Duke of, 7, 201.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Battle of Rocourt; Marshal Saxe defeats the allies under the Duke of Cumberland, at Lawfeld.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Notwithstanding the above story, the King dined with the Duke of Cumberland at Kew yesterday.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
I have heard my father say that the Duke of Cumberland was worth twenty of Willie Wallace.
"Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest" by George Borrow
Cumberland, Duke of 100, 241, 242.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
In 1595, San Juan was sacked by the English under Drake, and again, three years later, by the Duke of Cumberland.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
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