Forename: HRH The Duke of
Degree Information: LLD (1746)
Countries of Association: Scotland
Further information from the University records:
Addison 1727-1897 reads: "Who, by the blessing of God, has put an end to the unnatural and wicked Rebellion that threatened destruction to all our Religious and Civil Rights and Liberties" [Univ. Minute, 27th June 1746]. By the same minute "the Rector Principal Professor of Divinity and Professor of Law are appointed to wait upon his Royal Highness when he comes South, and present the diploma with the Universities compliments to him"; born 15th April 1721; died 31st October 1765; third son of King George II; LLD conferred same year (1746) on the Duke's Secretary. See FAWKNER.