Duke of Kent

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The title of Duke of Kent 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.wikipedia
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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

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Since 1942, the title has been held by Prince Edward (born 1935), Queen Elizabeth II's cousin.
He has held the title of Duke of Kent since the death of his father in a plane crash in 1942.

Prince George, Duke of Kent

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In 1934, Prince George (1902–1942), the fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, created the titles of Duke of Kent, Earl of St Andrews and Baron Downpatrick.
He held the title of Duke of Kent from 1934 until his death in a military air-crash on 25 August 1942.

Duke of Kent and Strathearn

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On 23 April 1799 the double dukedom of Kent and Strathearn was given, with the earldom of Dublin, to King George III's fourth son, Prince Edward Augustus.
Henry Grey, 12th Earl of Kent was created Duke of Kent in 1710, but the title became extinct upon his death in 1740.

Marquess Grey

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In 1710 he was elevated once again as Duke of Kent, and following the death of his sons, Marquess Grey (1740) with a special remainder to his granddaughter. Henry Grey 1710–1740 also: Marquess Grey (1740), Marquess of Kent (1706), Earl of Kent (1465), Earl of Harold and Viscount Goderich (1706) and Baron Lucas of Crudwell (1663)
The Duke of Kent died only two weeks after the creation of the marquessate when the dukedom and most of its subsidiary titles became extinct (see Duke of Kent).

George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews

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Therefore, the heir apparent to the dukedom of Kent (or properly the 1934 creation of it), is George, Earl of St. Andrews (b. 1962).
He is styled Earl of St Andrews, one of his father's subsidiary titles, which he holds by courtesy as heir apparent to the Dukedom of Kent.

Duchess of Kent

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The Duchess of Kent is the title given to the wife of the Duke of Kent, a now royal title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent

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The Grey family held the title until Henry Grey, 12th Earl of Kent, who was made Marquess of Kent in 1706 and Duke of Kent in 1710, died without male heirs in 1740. Henry Grey 1710–1740 also: Marquess Grey (1740), Marquess of Kent (1706), Earl of Kent (1465), Earl of Harold and Viscount Goderich (1706) and Baron Lucas of Crudwell (1663)
He was created Marquess of Kent, Earl of Harold and Viscount Goderich in 1706, Duke of Kent in 1710 for relinquishing his Lord Chamberlain position, and made a Knight of the Garter in 1712.

Baron Lucas

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Henry Grey 1710–1740 also: Marquess Grey (1740), Marquess of Kent (1706), Earl of Kent (1465), Earl of Harold and Viscount Goderich (1706) and Baron Lucas of Crudwell (1663)
(See Duke of Kent for information on the Kent peerages.)

Earl of Kent

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Henry Grey 1710–1740 also: Marquess Grey (1740), Marquess of Kent (1706), Earl of Kent (1465), Earl of Harold and Viscount Goderich (1706) and Baron Lucas of Crudwell (1663) In the Peerage of England, the first title of Kent was that of the Earl of Kent.
Henry Grey, 12th Earl of Kent (1671–1740) (created Marquess of Kent in 1706, Duke of Kent in 1710) (all Kent titles extinct on his death, though some others passed to Jemima Yorke, 2nd Marchioness Grey)

Earl of St Andrews

In 1934, Prince George (1902–1942), the fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, created the titles of Duke of Kent, Earl of St Andrews and Baron Downpatrick.
On the same day, he was also created Duke of Kent and Baron Downpatrick.

Baron Downpatrick

In 1934, Prince George (1902–1942), the fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, created the titles of Duke of Kent, Earl of St Andrews and Baron Downpatrick.
On the same day, he was also created Duke of Kent and Earl of St Andrews.

Lord Nicholas Windsor

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When Lord St. Andrews succeeds, the dukedom will cease to be a Royal dukedom; as a great-grandson of a sovereign he will be styled His Grace The Duke of Kent. After Lord St. Andrews and Lord Downpatrick, the current duke's younger son Lord Nicholas Windsor is in remainder to the dukedom, as are the current duke's brother, Prince Michael of Kent, and his son, Lord Frederick Windsor.
Lord Nicholas and his sons are still in the line of succession to the Dukedom of Kent, the descent of which is not regulated by the Act of Settlement.

Katharine, Duchess of Kent

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Kent

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HMS Kent (F78)

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HMS Kent is a Type 23 Duke class frigate of the British Royal Navy, and the twelfth ship to bear the name, although technically she is named after the dukedom rather than the county.

HMS Kent

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Eleven ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Kent, after the county of Kent and the Duke of Kent.

St Andrew (disambiguation)

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"Earl of St Andrews", a subsidiary title belonging to the Duke of Kent

Grand Union Canal

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Lock works were completed in 1934 when the Duke of Kent opened the new broad locks at Hatton, and other improvements finished by 1937.

1980 FA Cup Final

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Present as the royal guests were the Duke and Duchess of Kent.

Wembley Conference Centre

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Construction began in May 1973 and it was officially opened by the Duke of Kent on 31 January 1977.

Ealing

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Soon after (1801) the Duke of Kent bought a house at Castlebar.