Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

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Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, (Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick; born 9 October 1935) is a member of the British royal family.wikipedia
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The Scout Association

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He is president of The Scout Association, the Royal United Services Institute, and the Royal Institution of Great Britain, and since 1967 Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England.
The association's president is The Duke of Kent and its Patron is Queen Elizabeth II.

All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

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He is president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, presenting the trophies to the Wimbledon champion and runner-up, and served as the United Kingdom's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, retiring in 2001.
The patron of the club is Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the President is The Duke of Kent.

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

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Since his mother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, was a cousin of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Edward is both a second cousin and first cousin once removed to Prince Charles and his siblings.
They had three children: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, and Prince Michael.

Royal United Services Institute

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He is president of The Scout Association, the Royal United Services Institute, and the Royal Institution of Great Britain, and since 1967 Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England. His other roles include President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the RAF Benevolent Fund, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the Stroke Association, the Royal United Services Institute, the Royal Institution, the British Racing Drivers' Club, and patron of Royal West Norfolk Golf Club, Kent County Cricket Club, Opera North, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and St Mungo's Broadway, benefiting the homeless.
RUSI's President is HRH the Duke of Kent and its Director is Karin von Hippel.

Belgrave Square

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Prince Edward was born on 9 October 1935, at No. 3 Belgrave Square, London.
3 Belgrave Square was the London home of the Duke of Kent; in 1935, it was the birthplace of the current Duke, and in the following year that of Princess Alexandra.

Duke of Kent

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He has held the title of Duke of Kent for over 76 years, since the death of his father in a plane crash in 1942.
Since 1942, the title has been held by Prince Edward (born 1935), Queen Elizabeth II's cousin.

United Grand Lodge of England

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He is president of The Scout Association, the Royal United Services Institute, and the Royal Institution of Great Britain, and since 1967 Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England.
10) Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1967–present)

Special Representative for International Trade and Investment

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He is president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, presenting the trophies to the Wimbledon champion and runner-up, and served as the United Kingdom's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, retiring in 2001.
HRH The Duke of Kent had been Vice-Chairman of the British Overseas Trade Board, and later Vice-President of British Trade International and then International Trade and Investment from 1976.

Prince George, Duke of Kent

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He is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their fathers, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and King George VI.
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (born 9 October 1935)

George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews

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George, Earl of St Andrews, born 26 June 1962 at Coppins; married Sylvana Tomaselli
George Philip Nicholas Windsor, Earl of St Andrews (born 26 June 1962) is the elder son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and his wife Katharine, Duchess of Kent.

Lord Nicholas Windsor

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Lord Nicholas Windsor, born 25 July 1970 at King's College Hospital in London; married, 2006, Paola Doimi de Lupis de Frankopan
Lord Nicholas Charles Edward Jonathan Windsor (born 25 July 1970) is the youngest child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and Katharine, Duchess of Kent, and a great-grandson of King George V.

Lady Helen Taylor

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Lady Helen Taylor, born 28 April 1964 at Coppins; married Timothy Taylor
Lady Helen Marina Lucy Taylor (née Windsor; born 28 April 1964) is a daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and his wife, Katharine, Duchess of Kent, and a great-granddaughter of King George V.

Sylvana Tomaselli

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George, Earl of St Andrews, born 26 June 1962 at Coppins; married Sylvana Tomaselli
Sylvana Palma Windsor, Countess of St Andrews (née Tomaselli, previously Jones; 28 May 1957) is an academic and the wife of the Earl of St Andrews, elder son and heir of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

Kensington Palace

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The Duke and Duchess of Kent reside at Wren House, Kensington Palace, in London.
It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century, and is currently the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke and Duchess of Kent, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

Prince Michael of Kent

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Prince Edward speaks fluent French, having been raised in a house where, according to the words of his younger brother Prince Michael of Kent, his mother and aunts spoke French as a matter of preference.
He has, however, never received a parliamentary annuity or an allowance from the British Privy Purse, unlike both his elder brother, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and his sister, Princess Alexandra, who both carry out official royal duties in the United Kingdom and receive British parliamentary annuities.

Lady Nicholas Windsor

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Lord Nicholas Windsor, born 25 July 1970 at King's College Hospital in London; married, 2006, Paola Doimi de Lupis de Frankopan
Lady Nicholas Windsor (born Paola Louise Marica Doimi de Lupis; 7 August 1969) is the wife of Lord Nicholas Windsor, son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent.

Katharine, Duchess of Kent

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The Duke of Kent married Katharine Worsley at York Minster on 8 June 1961.
Her husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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His other roles include President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the RAF Benevolent Fund, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the Stroke Association, the Royal United Services Institute, the Royal Institution, the British Racing Drivers' Club, and patron of Royal West Norfolk Golf Club, Kent County Cricket Club, Opera North, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and St Mungo's Broadway, benefiting the homeless.
The current President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission is Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

John Simon, 1st Viscount Simon

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Home Secretary Sir John Simon was present to verify the birth.
In 1935 Simon was the last Home Secretary to attend a Royal Birth (of the present Duke of Kent).

George VI

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He is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their fathers, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and King George VI.
This seems to have been suggested on the grounds that Prince George was at that time the only brother with a son.

Eton College

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Prince Edward began his schooling at Ludgrove, a preparatory school in Berkshire, before going on to Eton College and then Le Rosey in Switzerland.
Besides Prince William and Prince Harry, members of the extended British royal family who have attended Eton include Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and his son Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster; Prince William of Gloucester (1942-1972) son of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, his eldest son George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews and grandson Edward Windsor, Lord Downpatrick and his youngest son Lord Nicholas Windsor; Prince Michael of Kent and his son Lord Frederick Windsor; James Ogilvy, son of Princess Alexandra and the Honourable

Ludgrove School

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Prince Edward began his schooling at Ludgrove, a preparatory school in Berkshire, before going on to Eton College and then Le Rosey in Switzerland.
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Grand Master (Masonic)

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He is president of The Scout Association, the Royal United Services Institute, and the Royal Institution of Great Britain, and since 1967 Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England.
In England and Wales, the current Grand Master is HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, who was elected in 1967 and has been re-elected each year since.

Act of Settlement 1701

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Because this conversion occurred after their marriage, it did not cause the Duke to lose his place in the line of succession, as the Act of Settlement 1701 only applied where the spouse was a Catholic at the time of marriage.
The next most senior living descendant of the Electress Sophia who had been ineligible to succeed on this ground is George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews, the elder son of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, who married the Roman Catholic Sylvana Palma Tomaselli in 1988.

Coronation of Elizabeth II

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In 1953, he attended the coronation of his cousin, Elizabeth II, paying homage at her throne after her coronation (following the Dukes of Edinburgh and Gloucester).
With the benediction read, Elizabeth moved to the throne and the Archbishop of Canterbury and all the Bishops offered to her their fealty, after which, while the choir sang, the peers of the United Kingdom—led by the royal peers: the Queen's husband; Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester; and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent—each proceeded, in order of precedence, to pay their personal homage and allegiance to Elizabeth.