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Duke of Kent admitted to hospital over hip injury

The Duke of Kent – a cousin of The Queen – has been admitted to hospital in Scotland after suffering a hip injury, Buckingham Palace said today. The injury, thought to have been sustained while staying at The Queen’s highland residence Balmoral, is suspected to have resulted in a dislocated hip for the 79-year-old. The Duke was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary near the…
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The Duke of Kent receives Dresden Peace Prize

On February 14, 2015 The Duke of Kent received the Dresden Peace Prize for his work spanning many decades in the reconciliation of Great Britain and Germany. This comes of the 70th anniversary of British and American air raids on Dresden. Embed from Getty Images Each year…
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The Duke of Kent to receive Dresden Peace Prize

The Duke of Kent is to receive the Dresden Prize on the 14th February 2015 for his work towards the reconciliation of Great Britain and Germany afterthe Second World War. The prize, which will be awarded in Dresden’s Semper Opera, recognises the prevention of conflict and violence and The Duke has been active in fostering British-German reconciliation for over 20 years. In…
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Double duties for The Duke of Kent

<![CDATA[The Duke of Kent performed not one but two official Royal duties on Wednesday 8th October as he stopped by at Preston Park Museum. The first of these duties was one that had the Duke clearly in his element as he officially named one of the two rowing boats…
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Duke of Kent and Irish President Michael D Higgins honour war dead

<![CDATA[ The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), and Irish President Michael D Higgins unveiled a Cross of Sacrifice to honour Ireland’s war dead at Glasnevin Cemetery, in Dublin on Thursday. The Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin is the first to be created in the Republic of Ireland. The memorial serves to honour the approximately 60,000 Irishmen and…
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The wisdom of Princess Michael of Kent

<![CDATA[Today is the 69th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent. Over the years, Princess Michael (whose real name is Marie-Christine) has become the subject of fascination to many for some of the most baffling, intriguing and humorous quotes from a…
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"Duke Of Kent Suffered Stroke" Says Buckingham Palace

Yesterday, Royal Central reported that the Duke of Kent had been admitted to hospital and had cancelled engagements for the next 3 weeks. At the time, it was not clear why the Duke had cancelled and what was wrong with him. The Duke of Kent is The Queen’s 1st cousin and closest related cousin. Her frequently performs engagements on her behalf and cancelled an engagement on Monday where he…
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