Foreign News: A Broken Link

By the death from an apoplectic stroke of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Duke of Cumberland until 1917 (when King George canceled the British titles of German Princes who supported the Triple Entente against the British Empire in the War), a single link in the chain of the history of the British Royal Family has been severed.

When Queen Victoria ascended the British Throne in 1837 the throne of Hanover became separated from the United Kingdom. As women were not eligible to rule in Hanover, Ernest, Duke of Cumberland, fifth and most...

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