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Edgar Stuart
Duke of Cambridge
Born (1667-09-14)14 September 1667
St James's Palace, London
Died 8 June 1671(1671-06-08) (aged 3)
Richmond Palace, Surrey
Burial 12 June 1671
Westminster Abbey, London
House Stuart
Father James II of England
Mother Anne Hyde

Edgar Stuart, Duke of Cambridge (14 September 1667 – 8 June 1671) was the fourth son of James, Duke of York (later James II of England) and his first wife Anne Hyde. He was second in the line of succession to the English and Scottish thrones for his entire lifespan.

Edgar was born on 14 September 1667 at St James's Palace. On 7 October 1667 he was created Duke and Earl of Cambridge, and Baron of Dauntsey, Wiltshire. He died at Richmond Palace on 8 June 1671 and buried in Westminster Abbey on 12 June 1671.

The town of Edgartown, Massachusetts, on Martha's Vineyard is named in his honour.

Ancestry


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