Robert Henry Clarence
Robert Henry Clarence (September 6, 1872 – January 6, 1908) was
Hereditary Chief of the Miskito Nation. 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.
Clarence died after an operation at the Public General Hospital in
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.
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
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