Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Albany, Duke of, Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert
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ALBANY, DUKE OF, H.R.H. Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, K.G., Earl of Clarence, and Baron Arklow, Prince of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, fourth son of Queen Victoria, was born at Buckingham Palace, April 7, 1853. He matriculated at the University of Oxford in 1872, and was created a D.C.L. in 1876. Parliament voted him a grant of £15,000 a year on his attaining his majority, with an addition of £10,000 a year on his marriage. In May, 1881, his Royal Highness was created a peer of the realm with the title of Duke of Albany. His marriage with the Princess Frederica Augusta, daughter of His Serene Highness the Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont was celebrated at Windsor Castle, April 27, 1882.