The Kents

Edward, Duke of Kent's earliest photos

The Duke of Kent, cousin of the Queen, celebrates his 84th birthday today. And despite approaching the mid point of his ninth decade, this Prince Edward keeps on going with an impressive array of royal engagements every year. Now, he’s one of the more low key members of the House of Windsor despite his tally of regal duties. But at the time of his birth he was one of the most talked about…
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Princess Alexandra meets Telford community heroes

Princess Alexandra may be a regular visitor to Shropshire, but her inhabitants were no less delighted to see her again. Even the rain did not stop people from coming to see her. The Royal Family/Twitter She came with her lady-in-waiting, Meriel Afia, who lives in the country. Princess Alexandra toured the Maws Crafts near Ironbridge before heading through the tree-lined valley for Coalbrookdale…
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The Royals due at Wimbledon on Finals Weekend 2019

It’s set to be a right royal turnout at Wimbledon this weekend as the famous tennis tournament comes to a close. Leading the way will be the Duke of Kent who is President of the All England Club and whose presence at the finals is a long standing royal commitment. But he’ll have company this weekend in the famous royal box as the titles at Wimbledon 2019 are decided. Embed from Getty…
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The Duchess of Kent and Wimbledon - a complicated relationship

Many will only know the Duchess of Kent as the lady who attended the Wimbledon Tennis Championship Finals every year to hand out the prizes, famously having Jana Novotna cry on her shoulder in 1993. The Duchess of Kent, or Katherine Kent as she prefers to be known, has become an uncommon face in the British Royal Family over the years, and very rarely makes public appearances. But, she once was a…
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