Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland,(15 April 1721 [N.S.] – 31 October 1765) was the third and youngest son of King George II of Great Britainand Ireland and his wife, Caroline of Ansbach. He was Duke of Cumberland from 1726. He is best remembered for his role in putting down the Jacobite Rising at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, which made him immensely popular throughout parts of Britain. He is often referred to by the nickname given to him by his Tory opponents: ‘Butcher’ Cumberland.
Height: 5 ½”
Condition: Crack to the rim restored