Prince Edward has held the title of Duke of Kent for more than 80 years, since the age of six, after the death of his father in a plane crash in 1942. Edward carried out engagements on behalf of Elizabeth II and is involved with over 140 charitable organisations.
Duke of Kent is a title that has been created several times in the peerages of Great Britain and the United Kingdom, most recently as a royal dukedom for the fourth son of King George V. Since 1942, the title has been held by Prince Edward (born 1935), Queen Elizabeth II 's cousin.
Sep 19, 2022 · Here is everything to know about Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. He became the Duke of Kent at age 7 and comes from a long line of royals. The Duke was born Prince Edward on October 9, 1935.
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Jun 2, 2022 · The Duke of Kent is the son of Prince George, who died in an aircraft crash in 1942 and inherited the dukedom at 6. Prince George was the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary, as well the ...
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Jun 2, 2022 · Prince Edward has held his title as Duke of Kent since 1942, when he inherited it at only six years old after his father died in a plane crash during a military excursion in Scotland.
Sep 19, 2022 · In 1969, the Duke became the president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC)—the organization that holds Wimbledon. Every year, he participates in the trophy ceremony.
Oct 19, 2020 · WATCH: The Duke of Kent reveals surprising home at Kensington Palace. It revealed a full view of the main building of the home – a two-storey property with a brick exterior, a white door and ...