Early life. Edward was born at the Palace of Westminster, London, the only son of King Henry VI of England and his wife, Margaret of Anjou.At the time, there was strife between Henry's supporters and those of Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York, who had a claim to the throne and challenged the authority of Henry's officers of state.
Names; English: Edward of Middleham Welsh: Edward o Middleham: House: York: Father: Richard III of England: Mother: Anne Neville: Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (c. December 1473 or 1476 – 9 April 1484), was the son and heir apparent of King Richard III of England by his wife Anne Neville.
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, CD, ADC (Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick; born 9 October 1935) is a member of the British royal family. Queen Elizabeth II and Edward were first cousins through their fathers, King George VI , and Prince George, Duke of Kent .
Edward's coat of arms as the Prince of Wales was the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, differenced with a label of three points argent, with an inescutcheon representing Wales surmounted by a coronet (identical to those of Charles III when he was Prince of Wales). As Sovereign, he bore the royal arms undifferenced.
Prince Edward, youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II, met Sophie Rhys-Jones at a tennis event in 1993. He announced his engagement to Sophie on 6 January 1999.   Edward proposed to Sophie with a delicate engagement ring featuring a two-carat oval diamond flanked by two heart-shaped gemstones set in 18-karat white gold.
Edward was Prince of Wales between 8 December 1841 and 22 January 1901 (59 years, 45 days); Charles held the title between 26 July 1958 and 8 September 2022 (64 years, 44 days).    As king, Edward VII proved a greater success than anyone had expected,  but he was already past the average life expectancy and had little time ...
Chartres is a close friend of the Prince of Wales and confirmed both Prince William and Catherine Middleton. The service commenced with the procession of the Queen, Prince Philip and the clergy. Shortly after, Middleton arrived with the party of maid of honour and junior attendants.