The Info List - Robert Henry Clarence

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Robert Henry Clarence
Robert Henry Clarence
(September 6, 1872 – January 6, 1908) was Hereditary Chief of the Miskito Nation.[1][2] He was born at the Public General Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica. He was the last hereditary chief of the Miskito in 1890–1894 and briefly during July to August 1894. Clarence succeeded to the chiefdom on the death of his cousin Jonathan Charles Frederick, Hereditary Chief of the Miskito, in July 1890. After his downfall, he was rescued by a British warship that took him into exile together with 200 refugees to Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, and later to Jamaica. He was granted a pension by the British government of £1,785 per annum,and remained head of the "royal house" in name until his death.[3] Clarence died after an operation at the Public General Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica
Kingston, Jamaica
on 6 January 1908. He was married once to Irene Morrison, with whom he had two children, one of which was the "princess" Mary Clarence. He was succeeded as head of the royal house by his cousin Robert Frederick.[1] Ancestry[edit]

Ancestors of Robert Henry Clarence

16. George II Frederic

8. George Frederic Augustus I

4. Robert Charles Frederic

2. Prince William Henry Clarence

10. General Thomas Lowry Robinson

5. Juliana Robinson

1. Robert Henry Clarence

3. a Lady from Rama

See also[edit]

Miskito people#History


^ a b Buyers, Christoper. "Mosquitos". The Royal Ark. Retrieved 2010-04-28.  ^ Soszynski, Henry. "Mosquito". Genealogical Gleanings. University of Queensland. Archived from the original on 2005-02-20. Retrieved 2010-04-28.