Augustus Frederick

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Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

England 1773 – 1843

Comments: Earl of Inverness; Baron Arklow; Knight of the Garter, 1801; Patron of the Jews' Hospital and Orphan Asylum; interest in biblical studies and Hebrew; Freemason; 6th son of King George III;

Teachers: King George III, father; Dr. James Anderson;


Friends: Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, mother; Lady Augusta Murray , 1st wife; Lady Cecilia Letitia Buggin , 2nd wife; favourite uncle of Queen Victoria; Son Augustus Frederick d’Este, become a Past Junior Grand Warden in the United Grand Lodge of England;


Organizations: Freemasonry; Lodge Victorious Truth of Berlin in 1798; Prince of Wales’s Lodge, 1800; Friendship No. 6 , 1806; Lodge of Antiquity No. 2, 1808; Royal Alpha Lodge No. 16, 1820, and by 1820 he was Master of all these Lodges. Grand Master of the Premier Grand Lodge of England, 1813; Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England, 1813-1843; his negotiations with the Duke of Kent united the Moderns and Ancients into the United Grand Lodge of England; Knight of the Garter; Society of Arts, 1816; president of the Royal Society, 1830-1838; M.E. Zerubbabel of the Grand Chapter, RAM; grand superintendent of the Grand Conclave of Knights Templar, which only met once; Knight of the Order of the Thistle; Knight of the Order of the Garter, 1786 or 1801;