The British king George II disliked his own son Prince Frederick so much that he didn’t spend much time with his own grandchildren. When the Prince of Wales died before the King, he took far more greater interest in his grandson who he quickly made the new Prince of Wales. He would take the throneContinue reading “Fun Fact: George II and George III”
Edward of Westminster was Prince of Wales during the Wars of the Roses under his father King Henry VI. He faced his father’s rival King Edward IV at the Battle of Tewkesbury, and died. He was the only heir apparent to the English throne to ever die in battle.
The heir apparent of the British throne is typically called The Prince of Wales. Queen Victoria’s son Albert Edward was the longest-serving Prince of Wales. After almost 60 years, he finally became King and ruled as Edward VII. The current holder Prince Charles is the longest now.
The dogs known as corgis get their name from the Welsh words that mean “dwarf dog”. Th corgi breed originated in Wales, which is now part of the United Kingdom.
The heir apparent of the English (now British) throne has been known as the Prince of Wales since 1240. However there were times that the Prince of Wales would never become King. The first prince to do so was King Edward III’s son. Prince Edward died a year before his father, so his son becameContinue reading “Fun Fact: First Prince of Wales To Not Become King”