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The husband of a Princess who refused a title from The Queen in an effort to stay ‘common’

Back in April 1963, the country stopped to watch the grand wedding of Queen Elizabeth II’s first cousin, Princess Alexandra of Kent, to British businessman Angus Ogilvy. The couple met during a ball at Luton Hoo in 1955, and seven years later, Buckingham Palace announced they were engaged to be married. Despite being the second son of the Earl and Countess of Airlie, Angus was seen as…
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British Royals

The Queen to take on additional duties for The King over Easter

Queen Camilla will take on additional duties usually reserved for the sovereign over the Easter period. Buckingham Palace has announced that Her Majesty will represent The King at the annual Royal Maundy Service, which is this year being held at Worcester Cathedral. At the service, Queen Camilla will distribute specially-minted coins known as Maundy Money to 75 men and women – one for…
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Queen Camilla to 'take a break' after leading The Royal Family in The King's absence

Queen Camilla is to take a brief break from royal engagements after filling in for her husband, King Charles III, as he receives treatment for cancer. The 76-year-old consort has been widely viewed as the de facto head of state, leading the nation at recent events, including the memorial service to the late King Constantine II of Greece. The Queen will resume this role on March 11 when she…
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Thomas Kingston died from gunshot wound to head

Thomas Kingston, the husband of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent’s daughter Lady Gabriella Kingston, died from a gunshot wound to the head. A public hearing at Gloucestershire Coroner’s Court revealed that the 45-year-old died last month from a “traumatic head…
British Royals

Inquest to take place at Coroners' Court following sudden death of Thomas Kingston

An inquest will take place into the unexpected death of Thomas Kingston, husband to Lady Gabriella Windsor. As is standard practice in the UK, the Coroner has been informed of Mr Kingston’s death, with an inquest expected to take place in the coming months. A coroner must hold an inquest if the cause of death is unknown. Although Mr Kingston’s cause of death has not yet been…
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