Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
|Duke of Kent (more)|
|Born||9 October 1935|
Katharine Worsley (m. 1961)
|Father||Prince George, Duke of Kent|
|Mother||Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark|
|Years of service||1955–1976 (end of active service)|
|Unit||Royal Scots Greys|
Prince Edward was born in No.3 Belgrave Square, London. He was the eldest son of Prince George and Princess Mariana of Greece and Denmark.
He is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their fathers, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and King George VI. He has held the title of Duke of Kent since the death of his father in the airplane crash on 25 August 1942.
Since his mother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, was a cousin of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Edward is both a second cousin and first cousin once removed to Prince Charles and his siblings.
Prince Edward is married to Katharine Worsley. They have three children: George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews; Lady Helen Taylor and Lord Nicholas Eindsor.
Notes[change | change source]
- As a British prince, a surname is not usually used but when one is, Windsor is used.
References[change | change source]
- "Duke of Kent, 77, suffers mini-stroke". Herald Scotland. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
- The Duke of Kent at the Royal Family website
- The United Grand Lodge of England – HRH The Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, ADC (Grand Master)
- Time Article on Birth of Prince Edward Archived 2011-11-26 at the Wayback Machine