The Gloucesters

Focus on the 'forgotten' royals: The Duke of Gloucester visits Morocco

He regularly clocks up several hundred engagements a year but the Duke of Gloucester remains one of the more low key members of the Royal Family. His recent visit to Morocco is a case in point. The duke spent several days in the north African country, carrying out a series of cultural and community based visits. And while it may not have grabbed the headlines, it’s an important part of the…
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Who is the Duke of Gloucester?

The Queen’s cousin celebrates his 75th birthday Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester was born on the 26 August 1944; the youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary, and the younger of two brothers born to Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and his wife, Princess Alice. Shortly after his birth, he went to Australia for three years whilst his father was Governor-General there before…
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Who is the Duchess of Gloucester?

Today, let’s take a look at the life of the Duchess of Gloucester. Birgitte Eva Henriksen was born on 20 June 1946 in Odense, Denmark, the youngest child of Asger Preben Wissing Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs. When her parents separated in 1966, Birgitte took her mother’s maiden name of van Deurs. She was educated in Odense, and at finishing school in Lausanne, Switzerland, before…
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The Royal Family attend The Queen’s Christmas dinner at Buckingham Palace

The Queen hosted her traditional pre-Christmas dinner at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday for members of The Royal Family. Senior royals and extended members of Her Majesty’s family are invited to Her Majesty’s Christmas dinner each year at Buckingham Palace – a rare occasion where everybody gets together. Among the first guests to arrive was the Duke of Edinburgh who was followed by the…
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