Butcher Cumberland

noun
English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general

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  • Cumberland — noun 1. English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721 1765) • Syn: ↑William Augustus, ↑Duke of Cumberland, ↑Butcher Cumberland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general 2. a river that …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cumberland, William Augustus, Duke of — ▪ British general born April 15, 1721, London, Eng. died Oct. 31, 1765, London       British general, nicknamed “Butcher Cumberland” for his harsh suppression of the Jacobite rebellion of 1745. His subsequent military failures led to his… …   Universalium

  • CUMBERLAND, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS, DUKE OF —    second son of George II., was defeated at Fontenoy by the French in 1745; defeated the Pretender next year at Culloden; earned the title of The Butcher by his cruelties afterwards; was beaten in all his battles except this one (1721 1765) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Duke of Cumberland — For the steamship, see TSS Duke of Cumberland. HRH Prince Ernest Augustus, the last person to hold the title, was deprived thereof in 1919 Duke of Cumberland is a peerage title that was conferred upon junior members of the British Royal Family,… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Duke of Cumberland — the Duke of Cumberland [the Duke of Cumberland] (1721–65) an English ↑general, the second son of King ↑George II. He defeated the Scottish army at the Battle of Culloden a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Duke of Cumberland — noun English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721 1765) • Syn: ↑Cumberland, ↑William Augustus, ↑Butcher Cumberland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paul Conway (butcher) — Infobox Person name = Paul Conway image size = 185px caption = Paul s Quality Butchers, Kilsyth birth date = 1978 birth place = Kilsyth, Scotland occupation = Butcher, CEOPaul Conway (born 1978) is a Scottish butcher and businessman and is… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilhelm August, Herzog von Cumberland — (Gemälde von Joshua Reynolds, 1758) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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