Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1707 -1751)

Frederick Louis was the eldest son of George, Electoral Prince of Hanover, afterwards George II, and Caroline of Anspach. Born Duke of Brunswick Luneburg, in 1707, while still in Hanover, he was created Duke of Gloucester, in 1717 Duke of Edinburgh and in 1729, Prince of Wales. His relationship with his parents was always fractious. He married Princess Augusta of Saxe Gotha in 1736, and they had nine children including George III. He died in 1751 from an accidental blow from a tennis ball.

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1707 - 1751) (Stamp 1) Title: Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1707 - 1751) (Stamp 1)
Arms: Quarterly 1. England impaling Scotland 2. France 3. Ireland 4. Tierced in pairle reversed 1. Two lions passant gardant in pale (Brunswick) 2. Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Luneburg) 3. A horse courant (Westphalia) overall an inescutcheon, over the whole a label for cadency
Crest: On the coronet of a royal duke a lion statant gardant crowned with the coronet of a royal duke and charged with a label for cadency
Badge: rose and thistle
Motto: Ich dien
Helmet: Sovereign
Order: Garter
Supporters: Dexter A lion gardant crowned with the coronet of a royal duke and Sinister A unicorn ducally
Dimensions (height x width): 95mm x 81mm
Quarterings: 1. England impaling Scotland 2. France 3. Ireland 4. Tierced in pairle reversed 1. Two lions passant gardant in pale (Brunswick) 2. Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Luneburg) 3. A horse courant (Westphalia) overall an inescutcheon, over the whole a label for cadenc
Heraldic Charges: Brunswick, Heraldic Charges: England, Heraldic Charges: France, Heraldic Charges: Ireland, Heraldic Charges: Luneburg, Heraldic Charges: rose, Heraldic Charges: Scotland, Heraldic Charges: thistle, Heraldic Charges: Westphalia
Title: Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1707 - 1751) (Stamp 2)
Dimensions (height x width): 22mm x 19mm
Monogram: F P P F
Coronet: Imperial