However, his story isn't all the way rosy. His desire to be free and live life ended in a tragic loss and a great sense of guilt for the crown. Son of the Duke of Gloucester and nephew of then King George VI, William was born with all the advantages and privileges that a member of the royal family can have. Knowing that he would never have a leading role, William exploited his adventurous spirit which led him to move away from the walls of the palaces and the strict royal protocols.

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Prince William Of Gloucester's Tragic Life