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GEORGE V, Frederick Ernest Albert (First of the
HOUSE OF WINDSOR), styled "By The Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland,
and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith,
Emperor of India", born at
Marlborough House, 3 June, 1865, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke of
Saxony (discontinued 17 July, 1917), Duke of York, Earl of Inverness, and Baron
Killarney, 24 May 1892, Duke of Cornwall, etc., and heir-apparent, 22 Jan.1901.
Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester, 9 Nov 1901, succeeded his father as King of
Great Britain. etc., Emperor of India, 6 May, 1910, Crowned 22 June, 1911, married at St. James's Palace, 6 July, 1893,
H.S.H. Princess Victoria MARY Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes (born at Kensington Palace, 26 May, 1867, died at Marlborough House, 24 March, 1953, buried at Windsor), only daughter of Francis
Paul Charles Louis Alexander, Duke of Teck, by his wife Princess Mary Adelaide
Wilhelmina Elizabeth, younger daughter of Adolphus Frederick, 1st Duke of
Cambridge (see above), and had issue,
1a EDWARD ALBERT CHRISTIAN GEORG ANDREW PATRICK DAVID, afterwards King EDWARD VIII, and later
Duke of WINDSOR.
2a ALBERT FREDERICK ARTHUR GEORGE, afterwards King GEORGE VI.
3a Henry William Frederick Albert, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, KG (1921), KT (1933), KP (1934), GCB (1942), GCMG (1935), GCVO (1922), PC (1925), created Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster
and Baron Culloden 31 March 1934, born at
York Cottage, Sandringham 31 March 1900, married
6 Nov. 1935 Lady Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 3rd daughter of 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry, KT, GCVO (see that family), and died
at Barnwell Manor, Northants 10 June 1974, leaving issue (see BURKEs ROYAL FAMILIES OF THE WORLD, Vol. 1, GT. BRITAIN).
1b Richard Alexander Walter George, 2nd Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO, Grand Prior of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, b 26 Aug. 1944, married 8 July 1972 Birgitte Eva van Deurs, GCVO, daughter of Asger Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs, and has issue,
1c Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard, Earl of Ulster, cmdd King`s Royal Hussars 1998, born 24 Oct. 1974, educ
Eton and King`s Coll, Lond. (BA).
1c Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte, born 19 Nov. 1977.
2c Rose Victoria Birgitte Louise, born 1 March 1980.
4a George Edward Alexander Edmund, DUKE OF KENT, KG
(1923), KT (1935), PC (1937), GCMG (1934), GCVO (1924), born at Sandringham 20 Dec. 1902, created
Duke of Kent, Earl of St. Andrews, and Baron Downpatrick 12 Oct. 1934, married. at Westminster Abbey 29 Nov. 1934 Marina (died at Kensington Palace 27 Aug. 1968, buried Frogmore), yst. daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark (see BURKEs ROYAL FAMILIES OF THE WORLD, Vol. 1), and was killed on active service, 25 Aug. 1942, leaving issue, (see BURKEs ROYAL FAMILIES OF THE WORLD, Vol. 1 GT. BRITAIN).
1b Edward George
Nicholas Paul Patrick, 2nd Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, ADC(P), [Wren House, Palace Green, London W8 4PY], b
9 Oct 1935, m 8 June 1961 Katharine Lucy Mary, GCVO, daughter of Sir William Worsley, 4th Bt. (see BURKEs PEERAGE & BARONETAGE 1999 Edn), and has issue,
1c George Philip
Nicholas, Earl of St. Andrews, [York House, St. James`s
Palace, London SW1A 1BQ], born 26 June
1962, educ Eton and Downing Coll., Cambridge, married 9 Jan. 1988 Sylvana Tomaselli, and has issue,
1d Edward Edmund
Maximilian George, Baron Downpatrick, born 2 Dec. 1988.
1d Marina Charlotte
Alexandra Katharine Windsor, born 30
2d Amelia Sophia
Theodora Mary Margaret Windsor, born 24
2c Nicholas Charles
Edward Jonathan, born 25 July 1970.
1c Helen Marina
Lucy, born 28 April 1964, married 18 July 1992 Timothy Verner Taylor, son of Cmr. Michael Taylor, RN, and has issue,
1d Columbus George
Donald, born 6 Aug. 1994.
2d Cassius Edward, born 26 Dec. 1996.
2b Michael George
Charles Franklin, KCVO, b 4 JuIy 1942, m 30 June 1978 Baroness
Marie-Christine Agnes Hedwig Ida von Reibnitz, formerly wife of Thomas
Troubridge, (see BURKEs PEERAGE & BARONETAGE 1999 Edn, TROUBRIDGE, Bt), daughter of Baron Gunther von Reibnitz, and has issue,
Michael George David Louis, born 6 April
1c Gabriella Marina
Alexandra Ophelia, born 23 April 1981.
1b Alexandra Helen
Elizabeth Olga Christabel, GCVO, b 25 Dec. 1936, m 24 April 1963
The Rt. Hon. Sir Angus Ogilvy, KCVO [Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park,
Surrey], second son of 12th Earl of Airlie) and has issue (see that
5a John Charles Francis, born at York Cottage, Sandringham, 12 July, 1905, died Wood Farm, Wolferton, Norfolk 18 Jan.1919.
1a Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary, THE PRINCESS ROYAL,
C.I. (1919), G.C.V.O. (1937), G.B.E. (1927), R.R.C. (1953), T.D., C.D., I.L.D.,
D.C.L., G.C.St.J., Chancellor of Leeds Univ. 1951-65, Controller Comdt.
W.R.A.C. 1949-65, born 25 April, 1897,
declared The Princess Royal 1 Jan.1932, married
at Westminster Abbey, 28 Feb. 1922, 6th Earl of Harewood, K.G., G.C.V.O.,
D.S.O., and d. 28 March, 1965, leaving issue (see BURKEs PEERAGE & BARONETAGE 1999 Edn., HAREWOOD, E.). He died 24
George V died at Sandringham, 20 Jan.1936 (buried at
Windsor), and was succeeded by his
EDWARD VIII, By the Grace of God of Great
Britain, Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender
of the Faith, Emperor of India, 20 Jan.1936, succeeded as Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay etc, on his fathers
accession 6 May 1910, created Prince of
Wales and Earl of Chester 2 June 1910, succeeded
his father as King of Gt. Britain, and Emperor of India etc 20 Jan. 1936. His
Majesty renounced the throne for himself and his descendants by instrument
dated 10 Dec.1936, which was confirmed by the Declaration of Abdication Act,
passed on the following day. He was
created by Patent, dated 8 March, 1937, DUKE OF WINDSOR in the Peerage of the
United Kingdom. He married 3 June 1937
(Bessie) Wallis Warfield (died at Paris
24 April 1986), formerly wife of Ernest Aldrich Simpson, and previously of
Capt. Earl Winfield Spencer, Jr., and only child of Teackle Wallis Warfield, of
Balitmore, Maryland, USA. He died without issue at Paris 28 May 1972, and was succeeded by his brother,
GEORGE VI Albert Frederick Arthur George, By the
Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond
the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, born
at York Cottage, Sandringham, 14 Dec.1895, Duke of York, Earl of Inverness and
Baron Killarney, 3 June, 1920, succeeded upon
the abdication of his brother, 10 Dec.1936, as King of Great Britain, etc., and
Emperor of India, abandoned the imperial dignity, 22 June, 1948, Crowned 12
May, 1937, married at Westminster Abbey, 26
April, 1923, Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (born at St. Paul's Waldenbury, 4 Aug. 1900 and d 30 March 2002),
yst. daughter of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, K.T. (see that family) and had issue,
1a ELIZABETH Alexandra Mary, afterwards Queen
2a Margaret Rose, born
at Glamis Castle 21 Aug. 1930, married. at
Westminster Abbey 6 May 1960 (m diss. by div.) Antony Charles Robert
Armstrong Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, GCVO, only son of Ronald Owen Lloyd
Armstrong-Jones, MBE, DL, JP, QC, of Plas Dinas, Caernarvonshire, and d 9 Feb 2002, leaving issue
(see BURKEs ROYAL FAMILIES OF THE
WORLD, Vol. 1, GT. BRITAIN and BURKEs
PEERAGE & BARONETAGE 1999 Edn,
George VI died at Sandringham, 6 Feb.1952 (buried at
Windsor), and was succeeded by his elder
ELIZABETH II, Alexandra Mary, QUEEN OF THE UNITED
KINGDOM OF GT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND OF HER OTHER REALMS AND
TERRITORIES, HEAD OF THE COMMONWEALTH, born
at 17 Bruton St, London W1 21 April 1926, married
at Westminster Abbey 20 Nov. 1947 Philip, created
Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, of Greenwich, co.
London 20 Nov. 1947, KG (1947), KT (1952), OM (1968), PC (1951), only son of
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (see
BURKEs ROYAL FAMILIES OF THE WORLD, Vol. 1), succeeded her father 6 Feb. 1952, crowned at Westminster Abbey 2 June
1953, and has issue,
1a CHARLES, PHILIP ARTHUR GEORGE, PRINCE OF WALES, KG
(1958), KT (1977), GCB (1975), PC (1977), succeeded
as Duke of Cornwall and DUKE OF ROTHESAY etc., on his mothers accession 6 Feb.
1952, created Prince of Wales and Earl of
Chester 26 July 1958, born at Buckingham
Palace 14 Nov. 1948, married at St. Pauls
Cathedral 29 July 1981 (married dissolved by divorce 28 Aug. 1996) Lady Diana Spencer (died 31 Aug. 1997), youngest daughter of 8th Earl Spencer (see BURKEs PEERAGE & BARONETAGE 1999 Edn.), and
1b WILLIAM ARTHUR PHILIP LOUIS, born. at St. Marys
Hospital, Paddington 21 June 1982, educ Eton.
2b Henry (Harry) Charles Albert David, born at St
Marys Hospital, Paddington 15 Sept. 1984.
2a ANDREW Albert
Christian Edward, DUKE OF YORK, CVO (1979), created
Duke of York, Earl of Inverness and Baron Killleagh 1986, Cdr, RN, born at Buckingham Palace 19 Feb. 1960, married at Westminster Abbey 23 July 1986 (married dissolved by divorce 1996) Sarah Margaret,
2nd daughter of Brig. Ronald Ivor Ferguson
(see BURKEs PEERAGE & BARONETAGE
1999 Edn., DACRE, B. and POWERSCOURT, V.), and has issue,
Elizabeth Mary, born at Portland
Hospital, Lond. 8 Aug. 1988.
2b Eugenie Victoria
Helena, born at Portland Hospital, Lond.
23 March 1990.
3a EDWARD Antony
Richard Louis, EARL OF WESSEX, CVO (1989), created
Earl of Wessex, and Viscount Severn 1999, born
at Buckingham Palace 10 March 1964, married
19 June 1999 Sophie Helen, daughter of Christopher Rhys-Jones, of Brenchley,
1a ANNE Elizabeth
Alice Louise, THE PRINCESS ROYAL, LG (1994), LT (2000), GCVO (1974), created Princess Royal 13 June 1987, born at Clarence House 15 Aug. 1950, married 1stly at Westminster Abbey 14 Nov.
1973 (married dissolved 1992) Capt. Mark
Anthony Peter Philips, CVO, and has issue,
1b Peter Mark
Andrew, born at St. Marys Hospital,
Paddington 15 Nov. 1977, educ Gordonstoun.
1b Zara Anne
Elizabeth, born. at St Marys Hospital,
Paddington, 15 May 1981.
The Princess Royal married 2ndly at Craithie Church,
Aberdeenshire 12 Dec. 1992 Commodore Timothy James Hamilton Laurence, MVO
(1989), RN, younger son of Cdr. Guy Stewart Laurence, RN.