Lady Davina Lewis

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Lady Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte Lewis (née Windsor; born 19 November 1977) is the elder daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and his wife Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester.wikipedia
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Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester

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Lady Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte Lewis (née Windsor; born 19 November 1977) is the elder daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and his wife Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester.
The couple have three children: Alexander (born 1974), Davina (born 1977), and Rose (born 1980).

St Mary's Hospital, London

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Lewis was born at St Mary's Hospital, London.
Lady Davina Lewis (born 1977) – daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester

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Lady Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte Lewis (née Windsor; born 19 November 1977) is the elder daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and his wife Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester.
Lady Davina Lewis, born 19 November 1977 at St Mary's Hospital, London. She married Gary Lewis on 31 July 2004. The couple have two children:

Succession to the British throne

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She is 30th in the line of succession to the British throne.
(30) Lady Davina Lewis (née Windsor; b. 1977)

Kensington Preparatory School

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Lady Davina was educated at Kensington Preparatory School in Notting Hill, followed by St George's School, Ascot.
Lady Davina Lewis, daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester

St George's School, Ascot

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Lady Davina was educated at Kensington Preparatory School in Notting Hill, followed by St George's School, Ascot.
Lady Davina Lewis, older daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester

University of the West of England, Bristol

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She is a graduate of the University of the West of England, with a degree in media studies.
Lady Davina Lewis – member of British Royal Family

Witi Ihimaera

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His uncle is the prominent Maori author Witi Ihimaera who wrote The Whale Rider which became a film of the same name.
In 2004, his nephew Gary Christie Lewis married Lady Davina Windsor, becoming the first Māori to marry into the British royal family.

Royal Marriages Act 1772

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As she is a legitimate descendant in the male line of King George II and therefore a potential heir to the British throne, the Royal Marriages Act 1772 required that Royal Assent to the wedding be obtained in advance for the marriage to be legal and the descendants thereof to inherit rights of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, including that of New Zealand.

Succession to the Crown Act 2013

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When the Succession to the Crown Act 2013 took effect in all Commonwealth realms in 2015, Senna became the nearest relative of the reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, to be affected by the change in law, which advanced her proximity to the Crown by reversing her place in the order of succession with that of her younger brother.
The first people in the line of succession to be affected by the changes on the date they came into force were the children of Lady Davina Lewis, her son Tāne (born 2012) and her daughter Senna (born 2010), who were reversed in the order of succession, becoming 29th and 28th in line respectively.

Barnwell, Northamptonshire

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She was baptized on 19 February 1978 at Barnwell Parish Church.

Notting Hill

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Lady Davina was educated at Kensington Preparatory School in Notting Hill, followed by St George's School, Ascot.

New Zealand

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On 31 July 2004, she married Gary Christie Lewis (born in 1970), a New Zealander. Her son was named after the Tāne Mahuta, a giant kauri tree in the Waipoua Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand.

Surfing

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Lewis is a carpenter who runs a property renovation business and a surfing enthusiast, and has a son, Ari (born 1992) from a previous relationship.

Bali

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The couple had known each other for four years, having met on holiday in Bali.

Golden Shears

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He is the son of Larry Lewis, a Māori builder who was runner-up in the Golden Shears in 1982.

Māori people

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He is the son of Larry Lewis, a Māori builder who was runner-up in the Golden Shears in 1982. Gary Lewis is also the first person of known Māori descent to join the extended Royal Family, or to marry the daughter of a British prince.

British prince

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Gary Lewis is also the first person of known Māori descent to join the extended Royal Family, or to marry the daughter of a British prince.

Patrilineality

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As she is a legitimate descendant in the male line of King George II and therefore a potential heir to the British throne, the Royal Marriages Act 1772 required that Royal Assent to the wedding be obtained in advance for the marriage to be legal and the descendants thereof to inherit rights of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, including that of New Zealand.

Royal assent

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As she is a legitimate descendant in the male line of King George II and therefore a potential heir to the British throne, the Royal Marriages Act 1772 required that Royal Assent to the wedding be obtained in advance for the marriage to be legal and the descendants thereof to inherit rights of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, including that of New Zealand.

Commonwealth realm

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As she is a legitimate descendant in the male line of King George II and therefore a potential heir to the British throne, the Royal Marriages Act 1772 required that Royal Assent to the wedding be obtained in advance for the marriage to be legal and the descendants thereof to inherit rights of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, including that of New Zealand.

King-in-Council

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On 20 July 2004, the Queen-in-Council formally declared her consent to the marriage.

British royal family

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Apart from the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and the bride's siblings, no other members of the Royal Family were present at the wedding; only close friends and family were involved.

Tāne Mahuta

Her son was named after the Tāne Mahuta, a giant kauri tree in the Waipoua Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand.