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The Dukes of Kent & Gloucester could be the reason why Edward & Sophie have not been made Duke & Duchess of Edinburgh

Almost 24 years ago in 1999, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and the then Prince Charles agreed that one day, Prince Edward and Sophie would become the Duke & Duchess of Edinburgh. The announcement was made on the couple’s wedding day in June 1999, with Prince Edward one day destined to become Duke of Edinburgh. However, movement appears to have stalled following the accession of…
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The special token of love created by the Duke of Gloucester for his Duchess on their 50th wedding anniversary

The Duke of Gloucester has shown his love for his Duchess with a very special piece of jewellery to mark their golden wedding anniversary. Prince Richard has designed a brooch with their two initials intertwined to mark their 50 years of marriage. (Aaron Chown/PA/Handout) Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester wears it in a new portrait shared to commemorate the half century since they exchanged…
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The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester lead Remembrance tributes at the National Arboretum

To mark this year’s Remembrance tributes, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester led the annual Armistice Day Service at the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum. Armistice Day is known as the day the Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany in France at 11 a.m. on 11 November 1918. This agreement would officially bring World War I to an end. Hundreds of…
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The Duke of Gloucester gets early taste of Platinum Jubilee celebrations

The Duke of Gloucester has had an early brush with the celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee of his cousin, The Queen. During a visit to Nottinghamshire, the Duke came face to face with the logo that will be used throughout the event. The emblem was created by Edward Roberts, 19, a graphics design student and will feature on all official merchandise for the Jubilee. The Duke of Gloucester met…
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