Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

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Princess Margaret
Countess of Snowdon (more)
Spouse Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (m. 1960, div. 1978)
Issue
David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley
Lady Sarah Chatto
Full name
Margaret Rose[1]
House House of Windsor (by birth)
Father George VI
Mother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Born 21 August 1930(1930-08-21)
Glamis Castle, Scotland, UK
Died 9 February 2002(2002-02-09) (aged 71)
King Edward VII Hospital, London, UK
Burial King George VI Memorial Chapel, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon CI GCVO GCStJ (Margaret Rose; 21 August 1930 – 9 February 2002), was the only sibling of Queen Elizabeth II and the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Margaret was born in Glamis Castle, Scotland.

In 1961, she married the photographer Anthony Armstrong-Jones, who was made Earl of Snowdon. After they divorced she was known as Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon; the Earl's new wife was simply the Countess of Snowdon.

Margaret died on 9 February 2002 of a stroke in a London hospital.[2]

Ancestors[change | edit source]

 
 
 
 
 
Victoria of the United Kingdom
 
 
Edward VII of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
Albert the Prince Consort
 
 
George V of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
Christian IX of Denmark
 
 
Alexandra of Denmark
 
 
 
 
 
 
Louise of Hesse-Cassel
 
 
George VI of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
Duke Alexander of Württemberg
 
 
Francis, Duke of Teck
 
 
 
 
 
 
Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde
 
 
Mary of Teck
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
 
 
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
 
 
 
 
 
 
Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel
 
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
 
 
 
 
 
Thomas George Lyon-Bowes, Lord Glamis
 
 
Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charlotte Lyon-Bowes, Lady Glamis(née Grimstead)
 
 
Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oswald Smith
 
 
Frances Dora Smith
 
 
 
 
 
 
Henrietta Mildred Hodgson
 
 
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lieutenant-Colonel Lord William Charles Augustus Cavendish-Bentinck
 
 
Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anne Wellesley
 
 
Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edwyn Burnaby
 
 
Caroline Louisa Burnaby
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anne Caroline Salisbury
 

References[change | edit source]

  1. As a titled royal, Margaret held no surname, but when one was used, it was Windsor.
  2. Warwick, p.304