The Yorks

A look back at the life of the Duke of York

Birth and Childhood Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward was born on 19 February 1960, the second son and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was the first child born to a reigning monarch since Princess Beatrice, the youngest child of Queen Victoria, was born over a century earlier. Prince Andrew was born in the Belgian Suite at Buckingham Palace and…
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Palaces & BuildingsThe Yorks

Former royal residence demolished

When Prince Andrew, Duke of York, married Sarah Ferguson in 1986, The Queen gifted them with a £15 million 12-bedroom mansion she had built for them. Their marriage only lasted ten years; now after two years of demolition, their love nest and former home has been torn down to make way for another more elegant, extravagant home. Now all that remains of Sunninghill Park in Berkshire is a muddy…
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