Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn
|Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn|
|Style||His Royal Highness
|Appointer||Monarch of Great Britain|
|Term length||Life tenure or until accession as Sovereign|
The title Duke of Cumberland had been created three times in the Peerages of England and Great Britain.
The title "Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn" was created in the Peerage of Great Britain. This double dukedom and also the Earldom of Dublin in the Peerage of Ireland were bestowed on Prince Henry, the third son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and grandson of King George II. Since Prince Henry died without legitimate children, that title became extinct again.
The title Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale was later created in the Peerage of Great Britain
List of titleholders
Dukes of Cumberland and Strathearn (1766)
- also Earl of Dublin (Ireland, 1766)
- Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn (1745–1790), fourth son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, died without issue.