Rupert of the Rhine. by Fergusson, Bernard Sir

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Published by Collins in London .

Written in English

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  • Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine, 1619-1682

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SeriesBrief lives,, no. 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA407.R9 F4
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6133590M
LC Control Number53006325
OCLC/WorldCa3060892

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Again in this series, this chronicle of Prince Rupert (nephew of Charles I) is chiefly historical in its emphasis but highspirited in its portrayal of an adventurous character and a career of action. Reared on the continent, Rupert went to England to participate in the Civil War and champion the Royalist cause until his defeat at Marston Moor, where he lost his army and his reputation unjustly.

The only visible indication of Rupert’s final resting-place is to be found on the floor of the Henry V11 Chapel, squeezed in between the tombs of Margaret Beaufort and Margaret Douglas. And for anyone interested in further reading, I’d recommend Margaret Irwin’s The Stranger Prince and Prince Rupert of the Rhine by Patrick Morrah.

Anyway, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the Winter Prince born on the 17th Decembertoday’s rather rushed blog post is dedicated to you. If you want to read more about Prince Rupert then I absolutely recommend picking up a copy of Margaret Irwin’s utterly superb The Stranger Prince or Diana Norman’s richly evocative and rather sprightly.

“The remains of the illustrious Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria and Cumberland, Earl of Holderness, Vice-Admiral of all England, Governor of the Constabulary of the Royal Castle of Windsor, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Member of the Privy Council of the King’s Majesty; third son of the Most Serene Prince Frederick, King of Bohemia /5(6).

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Rupert of the Rhine. London, Collins [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Rupert, Prince Count Palatine; Rupert, Prince Count Palatine: Document Type: Book: All. When I sat down to write this blog post, it was originally going to a book review of of Charles Spencer's "Prince Rupert: The Last Cavalier".

However as any followers of mine on twitter will attest to, when I finished the book yesterday I went on a rampage about how much I. Prince Rupert of the Rhine Book Corner: Allegiance of Blood by Mark Turnbull.

Taken under the wing of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the dashing cavalier general, and given promotion and responsibility, Francis fights to further the royalist cause, even against his own family and friends.

Prince Rupert Of The Rhine Born in Prague in to Frederick V Elector Palatine and Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of James I, the family enjoyed a wealthy lifestyle in Heidelberg. Outlawed at the Battle of the White Mountai n, Frederick fled with his family from Bohemia to the Netherlands.

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Rupert of the Palatinate (German: Ruprecht von der Pfalz; 5 May – 18 May ), sometimes known as Robert of the Palatinate, a member of the House of Wittelsbach, was Elector Palatine from (as Rupert III) and King of Germany (rex Romanorum) from until his : Rupert II, Elector Palatine.

19 Dec - Pictures of the prince, his life, scientific inventions and Prince Rupert, the city in British Columbia, Canada, which is named for him. See more ideas 79 pins. Charles awarded Rupert a monthly pension of crowns [xv]; uncle and nephew had become close and Henrietta Maria was convinced that Rupert’s religious conversion was imminent.

Bibliography Prince Rupert of the Rhine – Maurice Ashley, Purnell Book Services Ltd Born in Prague in the son of Frederick V, Elector of Palatinate, Prince Rupert was the nephew of King Charles I. Rupert first campaigned in the Thirty Years War at the age of 14, and was held hostage in Austria for 3 years until released with Charles' aid.

He came to. Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, 1st Duke of Cumberland, 1st Earl of Holderness (German: Ruprecht Pfalzgraf bei Rhein, Herzog von Bayern), commonly called Prince Rupert of the Rhine, KG, FRS (17 December – 29 November ) was a noted soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century.

Rupert was a younger son of. Few of the Garter knights have as dashing an historical reputation as Prince Rupert of the Rhine (), Charles I’s German-born nephew. A soldier from the age of just thirteen, he came to England in with his brother Prince Maurice () to support his uncle in the fight against Parliament.

There is little doubt that Rupert of the Rhine is still capable of attracting admirers – even after being dead for over years. Not only is he known as one of the Handsomest Men of the 17th Century, but he also was an excellent soldier, scientist, artist and more.

And he happened to be a Prince, too. Read on. Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria (German: "Ruprecht Pfalzgraf bei Rhein, Herzog von Bayern"), commonly called Prince Rupert of the Rhine, (17 December – 29 November ), soldier, inventor and amateur artist in mezzotint, was a younger son of Frederick V, Elector Palatine and Elizabeth Stuart, and the nephew of.

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Prince Rupert of the Rhine was born in Prague inheir to a life of incredible privilege. But while he was still a baby, his father, Frederick V, lost his crown in an ill-judged battle against the Habsburg Emperor.

Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, had a very diverse and colorful career though he is most known for commanding the royalist cavalry during the English Civil War.

However, he was also an inventor, an artist, a businessman and even something of a : Madmonarchist. Prince Rupert of the Rhine was a noted soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century. Rupert was a younger son of Frederick V, Elector Palatine, and Elizabeth Stuart, the older brother of Electress Sophia, and nephew of King Charles I of England, who created him Duke of Cumberland and Earl of Holderness.

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Prince Rupert was a distinguished German soldier and admiral who commanded the Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War.

Born in Prague, his full title was Count Palatine of the Rhine, the Duke of Bavaria, but he came to be known as Prince Rupert of the Rhine.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Radisson being very shrewd, he and Des Groseilliers went to Boston to seek the help they required to travel to England. The Bostonians agreed to take them to England where a member of the royal family, Prince Rupert of the Rhine (17 December – 29 November ), took an interest in the.

Army dogs Prince Rupert of the Rhine and Boy. Prince Rupert of the Rhine (), nephew of the ill-fated Charles I of England, was taken prisoner at the. King Charles's Pirate PrinceTo his fellow Royalists, fighting for King Charles I, Prince Rupert of the Rhine was the archetypal 'cavalier'.

Young, handsome, expert horseman, crack pistol shot, his swaggering style irritated the stuffier of the king's courtiers almost as much as the 'Roundheads' they were fighting.

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