WILLIAM FREDERICK, Duke of Gloucester. 16104



Military Warrant Signed ‘William Frederick’ as Lieutenant General commanding the North-West District, requiring the Officer commanding the Prescot Infantry to march from Preston to Blackburn. Printed, with manuscript insertions, 12½ x 8 inches, in good condition. London, 12 May 1804. Prince William Frederick (1776-1834), Duke of Gloucester, nicknamed ‘Silly Billy’, son of Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, brother of King George III.