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Prince William, Duke of Gloucester born #onthisday 24th July 1689 A.D. and died in 30th July 1700 A.D.

He was the son of Princess Anne, who was later, queen of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1702 A.D. and her husband Prince George, Duke of Cumberland.

Prince William was their only surviving child from infancy. With the style of Duke of Gloucester, who has been viewed as contemporaries, as the Protestants champion because of his birth, it cement Protestant succession in the “Glorius Revolution.” which had deposed his Catholic grandfather Hames II previous year…