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Royal Wedding Rewind: the Duke and Duchess of Kent

It was a royal wedding that made history and brought the House of Windsor one of its most popular ever members. In June 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katharine Worsley. The new Duchess of Kent would go on to be an instant hit and, alongside her husband, spend decades carrying out engagements on behalf of the Queen. Their wedding day also turned an ancient church into a royal marriage venue for…
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Before they were royal: the life of the Duchess of Kent

Born Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley on 22 February 1933, she would one day become a much-loved member of the Royal Family, as the Duchess of Kent, but now we take a look at her life before her marriage to Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. Katharine is the youngest child and only daughter of Sir William Worsley, 4th Baronet, of whom she is said to have been very close to, and Joyce Morgan Brunner. She…
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Why is Princess Michael of Kent not called Princess Marie Christine?

Marie Christine von Reibnitz has been a member of the British Royal Family for over 40 years, and even though she doesn’t carry out official royal engagements, she is a well-known figure, not least because of some of her highly publicised controversial actions in the past. Marie Christine is better known as Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent. She is married to Prince Michael of Kent…
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Happy 87th birthday to the Duchess of Kent! Royal Central takes a look at "Mrs Kent's" remarkable life

Today. we’re going to take a look at the life of Katharine, The Duchess of Kent. Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley was born 22 February 1933, the only daughter of Sir William Arthington Worsley of Hovingham, 4th Baronet and his wife Joyce. She has three older brothers. The Duchess of Kent was educated at Queen Margaret’s School in York, and Runton Hill School in North Norfolk. The Duchess…
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