This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Prince William, Duke of Gloucester. (24 July 1689 – 30 July 1700) was the son of. From 1702, and her husband. Prince George of Denmark. He was their only child to survive infancy. He was viewed by contemporaries as a Protestant champion because his birth seemed to cement the Protestant succession established in the. That had deposed his Catholic grandfather. Gloucester’s mother was estranged from her brother-in-law and cousin. But supported links between them and her son. He grew close to his uncle William, who created him a. Knight of the Garter. And his aunt Mary, who frequently sent him presents. At his nursery in Campden House. He befriended his Welsh body-servant, Jenkin Lewis, whose memoir of the Duke is an important source for historians, and operated his own miniature army, called the “Horse Guards”, which eventually comprised 90 boys. Gloucester’s precarious health was a constant source of worry to his mother. His death in 1700 at the age of 11 precipitated a succession crisis as his mother was the only individual remaining in the Protestant line of succession established by the. Bill of Rights 1689. Did not want the throne to revert to a Catholic, and so passed the. Act of Settlement 1701. Which settled the throne of England on. Electress Sophia of Hanover. A cousin of King James II, and her Protestant heirs. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay, Philippines, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Russian Federation.