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The Duke of Cumberland
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In that case, by your logic, the Duchess of Kent (mother of Britain's Queen Victoria) should have remained only the legal guardian of her daughter, in the event that she ascended the British throne as a minor, but that the regent should have been her uncle Ernest Augustus, the prince who succeeded to the throne of Hanover in 1837 as king -- correct?
After all, he was an adult dynast who was next in the line of succession to the British throne -- heir presumptive to his niece, until the birth of her own first child.