||York, Frederick Duke of (1763-1827
||Frederick, Duke of York and Albany and Bishop of Osnabrück (1763-1827) was the second son of George III. He commanded the British Army in Flanders 1793-95 with little success. In 1795 he was promoted Field Marshall and he was Commander-in-Chief 1798-1809. He was unsuccessful in the Helder expedition, 1799. In consequence of the sale of promotions through his mistress Mary Anne Clark the Duke ceased to be Commander-in-Chief. He is the Grand Old Duke of York in the nursery rhyme.
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