Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

cousin of Queen Elizabeth II; grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) (born Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick; 9 October 1935) is a member of the British royal family.

Prince Edward
Duke of Kent (more)
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Born (1935-10-09) 9 October 1935 (age 84)
London, England
Spouse
Issue
Full name
Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick[notes 1]
HouseWindsor
FatherPrince George, Duke of Kent
MotherPrincess Marina of Greece and Denmark
Military career
Service/branchBritish Army
Years of service1955–1976 (end of active service)
RankField Marshal
Service number443787
UnitRoyal Scots Greys

Prince Edward was born in No.3 Belgrave Square, London, He was eldest son of Prince George and Princess Mariana of Greeces 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 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.[1]

Prince Edward was married to Katharine Woresley , They had three children, George, Lady Helen and Lord Nicholas

NotesEdit

  1. As a British prince, a surname is not usually used but when one is, Windsor is used.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Duke of Kent, 77, suffers mini-stroke". Herald Scotland. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.

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