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Encyclopedia > Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
Prince Richard
Duke of Gloucester
Predecessor Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Heir-Apparent Alexander, Earl of Ulster
Spouse The Duchess of Gloucester
Issue
Alexander, Earl of Ulster
Lady Davina Lewis
Lady Rose Windsor
Full name
Richard Alexander Walter George[1]
Titles
HRH The Duke of Gloucester
HRH Prince Richard of Gloucester
Royal house House of Windsor
Father Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Mother Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester
Born 26 August 1944 (1944-08-26) (age 63)
Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire
Baptised 20 October 1944
St. George's Chapel, Windsor
Occupation prev. Architecture

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard Alexander Walter George; born 26 August 1944) is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of George V. He has been Duke of Gloucester since his father's death in 1974. The Duke is currently 18th in the line of succession. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 287 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (688 × 1436 pixels, file size: 289 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Henry William Frederick Albert; 31 March 1900 – 10 June 1974) was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son of George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, and thus uncle to Elizabeth II. He was appointed regent for his niece... Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, Earl of Ulster (born 24 October 1974) is the only son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... The Duchess of Gloucester (born 20 June 1946), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, a grandchild of King George V. The Duchess of Gloucester, with her husband, undertakes royal duties on behalf of the Dukes cousin, Queen Elizabeth II... Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, Earl of Ulster (born 24 October 1974) is the only son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... The Lady Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte Lewis (born 19 November 1977) is the elder daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and The Duchess of Gloucester, née Birgitte Eva Henriksen (later van Deurs). ... Lady Rose Victoria Brigitte Louise Windsor (born 1 March 1980) is the younger daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, formerly Birgitte Eva van Deurs originally from Denmark. ... A Royal House or Dynasty is a sort of family name used by royalty. ... The House of Windsor is the current Royal House of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and each of the other Commonwealth Realms. ... The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Henry William Frederick Albert; 31 March 1900 – 10 June 1974) was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son of George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, and thus uncle to Elizabeth II. He was appointed regent for his niece... Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (born The Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of George V and Queen Mary. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barnwell Manor is the historic former home of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Members of the public outside St Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle, waiting to watch the Garter Procession St Georges Chapel is the place of worship at Windsor Castle in England. ... This article is about the English town. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Members of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Trooping the Colour ceremony The British Royal Family is shared between the Commonwealth Realms; this article focuses on the perspective of United Kingdom. ... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, which he created from the British branch of the German House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. ... King Richard III held the title of Duke of Gloucester from 1461 until his accession in 1483 The title Duke of Gloucester (pronounced gloss-ter) is a British royal title (after Gloucester), often conferred on one of the sons of the reigning monarch. ... HRH The Prince of Wales, the Heir Apparent. ...


The Duke of Gloucester carries out royal engagements on behalf of his cousin, Elizabeth II. Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ...

Contents

Early life

Prince Richard was born on 26 August 1944 at Barnwell Manor in Northamptonshire. His father was Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third-eldest son of George V and Queen Mary. His mother was The Duchess of Gloucester (née Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott), a daughter of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch. is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barnwell Manor is the historic former home of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Henry William Frederick Albert; 31 March 1900 – 10 June 1974) was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son of George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, and thus uncle to Elizabeth II. He was appointed regent for his niece... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, which he created from the British branch of the German House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. ... Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was the Queen Consort of George V. Queen Mary was also the Empress of India. ... Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (born The Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of George V and Queen Mary. ... The Most Noble John Charles Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry KT (March 30, 1864–October 19, 1935) was a Scottish MP and peer. ...


He was baptised in the Private Chapel of Windsor Castle on 20 October 1944 by Lord Lang of Lambeth and his godparents were: Queen Elizabeth, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (for whom her daughter, Lady May Abel Smith stood proxy), The Duke of Buccleuch, The Marquess of Cambridge, Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, Lady Sybil Phipps and Sir Harold Alexander (for whom his wife, Lady Alexander stood proxy). This article is about the castle in Windsor. ... is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cosmo Gordon Lang, 1st Baron Lang of Lambeth (31 October 1864 – 5 December 1945) was Archbishop of York (1908–1928) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1928–1942). ... Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite; 4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002), was the Queen Consort of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 until his death in 1952. ... Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (nee Princess Alice of Albany)(25 February 1883 - 3 January 1981), was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. ... Lady May Helen Emma Abel Smith (23 January 1906 - 29 May 1994) was a descendant of the British Royal Family, a great granddaughter of Queen Victoria. ... Walter John Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 8th Duke of Buccleuch, 10th Duke of Queensberry KT GCVO TD PC (December 30, 1894–October 4, 1973) was a politician and Conservative peer. ... George Cambridge, 2nd Marquess of Cambridge, Earl of Eltham, and Viscount Northallerton, formerly HSH Prince George of Teck (11 October 1895-16 April 1981), was a descendant of the British Royal Family. ... Princess Marie Louise (Franziska Josepha Louise Augusta Marie Christina Helena; formerly Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein; 12 August 1872 - 8 December 1956) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria // Princess Marie Louise was born at Cumberland Lodge, in Windsor Great Park. ... Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, KG, OM, GCB, GCSI, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, MC, LL.D, PC (10 December 1891 - 16 June 1969) was a British military commander and field marshal, notably during the Second World War as the commander of the 15th Army... Dame Margaret Alexander, Countess Alexander of Tunis GBE DStJ (16 September 1905–30 January 1960) was born Lady Margaret Bingham, a daughter of George Bingham, Lord Bingham. ...


As a grandson of the British monarch in the male line, he was styled His Royal Highness Prince Richard of Gloucester at birth. At the time of his birth he was fifth in the line of succession to the throne, and second in line to his father's Dukedom, behind his brother, Prince William of Gloucester. This is an article about the grandson of King George V, for the great grandson of King George II who was also known as Prince William of Gloucester, see Prince William, Duke of Gloucester Prince William of Gloucester (William Henry Andrew Frederick Windsor), (December 18, 1941 – August 28, 1972) was...


When he was four months old, Prince Richard accompanied his parents to Australia, where his father was Governor-General from 1945 to 1947. The family returned to Barnwell Manor in 1947. The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. ...


Career

Education

Prince Richard's early education was at home, later attending school at Wellesley House in Broadstairs, and then Eton College. In 1963, he went to Magdalene College, Cambridge to read architecture. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts in June 1966. Subsequently, he was awarded an MA (Cantab.) in 1971. The Kings College of Our Lady of Eton beside Windsor, commonly known as Eton College or just Eton, is a public school (privately funded and independent) for boys, founded in 1440 by King Henry VI. It is located in Eton, near Windsor in England, north of Windsor Castle, and... Full name The College of Saint Mary Magdalene Motto Garde ta Foy Keep your Faith Named after Mary Magdalene Previous names Buckingham College Established 1428 Sister College(s) Magdalen College Master Duncan Robinson Location Magdalene Street Undergraduates 335 Postgraduates 169 Homepage Boatclub Magdalene College (pronounced ) was founded in 1428 as... A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ... In the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Dublin, the degree of Master of Arts (MA) is awarded to Bachelors of Arts of those universities on application after seven years seniority as members of the university. ...


Architecture

After university, Prince Richard joined the (then) Offices Development Group of the Ministry of Public Building and Works for a year of practical work, returning to Cambridge in 1967. In June 1969, he passed both parts of his Diploma in Architecture at the university. After completing his training, he went into practice as a partner in a firm of London architects. The Ministry of Works was a department of the UK Government formed in 1943 to organise the requisitioning of property for wartime use. ...


Although he planned to practice full time as an architect, the death of his brother, Prince William of Gloucester, left Richard first in line to his father's Dukedom, and increasing Royal duties. He therefore resigned his partnership, and began to represent his cousin, The Queen, on Royal occasions. Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ...


Marriage

On 8 June 1972, Prince Richard of Gloucester married Birgitte van Deurs, a Danish subject, the daughter of Asger Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs, at St Andrew's Church in Barnwell in Northamptonshire. Together the couple have three children: is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Duchess of Gloucester (born 20 June 1946), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, a grandchild of King George V. The Duchess of Gloucester, with her husband, undertakes royal duties on behalf of the Dukes cousin, Queen Elizabeth II...

None of the children carries out Royal duties, and they have no Royal titles. As great-grandchildren of George V in the male line, they are styled as the children of a Duke. Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, Earl of Ulster (born 24 October 1974) is the only son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Claire Alexandra Windsor, Countess of Ulster, born Claire Alexandra Booth, is the wife of Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster, who is the son of HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and his wife HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, formerly Birgitte van Deurs of Denmark. ... Xan Richard Anders Windsor, Baron Culloden (born 12 March 2007) is the only son and heir of Alexander, Earl of Ulster and his wife, Claire, Countess of Ulster (née Claire Alexandra Booth). ... The Lady Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte Lewis (born 19 November 1977) is the elder daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and The Duchess of Gloucester, née Birgitte Eva Henriksen (later van Deurs). ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Lady Rose Victoria Brigitte Louise Windsor (born 1 March 1980) is the younger daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, formerly Birgitte Eva van Deurs originally from Denmark. ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ...


Duke of Gloucester

On 10 June 1974, Prince Richard's father died and he succeeded to the titles Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden. is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... King Richard III held the title of Duke of Gloucester from 1461 until his accession in 1483 The title Duke of Gloucester (pronounced gloss-ter) is a British royal title (after Gloucester), often conferred on one of the sons of the reigning monarch. ... The title of Earl of Ulster has been created several times in the Peerages of Ireland and the United Kingdom. ... The title Duke of Gloucester (pronounced gloss-tor) is a British royal title (after Gloucester), often conferred on one of the sons of the reigning monarch. ...


Both the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester make many public appearances and are popular members of the Royal Family. The Duke is particularly interested in architecture and conservation. He became a corporate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in 1972; and serves as a commissioner of the Historic Building and Monuments Commission for England (English Heritage). The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects in the United Kingdom. ... The standard of English Heritage English Heritage is a non-departmental public body of the United Kingdom government (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ...


A keen motorist, Prince Richard was president of the Institute of Advanced Motorists for 32 years. This post became a matter of review when, on 23 December 2004, he was banned from driving for six months and fined for speeding, it being his fourth similar offence in three years. He resigned in January 2005[2]. Institute of Advanced Motorists logo The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is a charity based in the United Kingdom whose objective is to improve car driving and motorcycle riding standards, and hence enhance road safety, through the proper use of a system of car/motorcycle control based on Roadcraft (commonly... is the 357th day of the year (358th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Duke became the first ever Chancellor of the University of Worcester in October 2007 The University of Worcester is a university in Worcester in the United Kingdom. ...


The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester's official residence is at Kensington Palace in London. They have leased Barnwell Manor since 1994. On 29 October 2004, the Duke's mother, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, died at the age of 102, the longest-living member of the British Royal Family ever. Kensington Palace Park Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Barnwell Manor is the historic former home of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (born The Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of George V and Queen Mary. ...


Prince Richard shares a name with another Duke of Gloucester, King Richard III of England. Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England from 1483 until his death. ...


Titles, styles, honours and arms

Styles of
HRH The Duke of Gloucester
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

Image File history File links Richard_Duke_of_Gloucester_Arms. ... A style of office, or honorific, is a form of address which by tradition or law precedes a reference to a person who holds a title or post, or to the political office itself. ... HRH is an abbreviation for the style His Royal Highness or Her Royal Highness. ...

Titles and styles

is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

Honours

British Honours

Foreign Honours The insignia of a knight of the Order of the Garter. ... Queen Victoria founded the Royal Victorian Order. ... This article is about the order after its revival in the 19th century. ... The Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal The Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal was a commemorative medals made to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The medals were presented following the coronation on June 2nd, 1953. ... The Front and Back view of the Queens Silver Jubilee Medal The Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medal struck by the Canadian Mint celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Her Majestys reign as Queen of Canada. ... The Front and Back view of the Queens Golden Jubilee Medal Queen Elizabeth IIs Golden Jubilee Medal was a commemorative medals struck by the Canadian Mint celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Her Majestys reign as Queen of Canada. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Order of St. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Royal Order of the Polar Star Collar of the Order of the Polar Star and the star of the order The Order of the Polar Star (Swedish Nordstjärneorden) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I of Sweden on 23 February 1748, together with the Order...

Honorary military appointments

British

Commonwealth The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Queens Division. ... The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. ... The Royal Logistic Corps is the British Army corps that provides the logistic support for the Army. ... The Wardrobe in Salisbury houses the RGBW regimental museum. ... For the band The Rifles, see The Rifles (band). ... The Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) (R MON RE(M)) is the most senior regiment in the British Territorial Army, having given continuous loyal service to the crown since 1539. ... An Air Commodoress sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Commodore is the fourth most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force today, after the deactivation of Marshal of the Royal Air Force as a substantive rank in peacetime during defence cuts of the 1990s. ... RAF Odiham crest RAF Odiham is a Royal Air Force station situated a little to the south of the historic small town of Odiham in Hampshire, England. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Royal Auxiliary Air Force (RAuxAF) is the volunteer reserve part of the Royal Air Force. ... An air marshals sleeve/shoulder insignia Air Marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a rank in the Royal Air Force. ... RAF redirects here. ...

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Royal Australian Army Educational Corps (RAAEC)is a widely dispersed corp within the Australian Army. ...

Arms

Standard of the Duke of Gloucester

As a descendant of George V, the Duke of Gloucester's arms are based on the Royal Arms. The following explains the way in which his arms are differenced from those of the Queen. Image File history File links Richard_Duke_of_Gloucester_Arms. ... Image File history File links Richard_Duke_of_Gloucester_Arms. ... The Royal Arms as used in England, Wales and Northern Ireland The Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom is the official coat of arms of the British monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II. These arms are used by the Queen in her official capacity as monarch, and are officially...

  • Arms: Is that of the Royal Arms, differenced by a label of five points argent (white), the centre and two outer points charged with a cross gules (red), and the inner points with a lion passant guardant also of gules (red).
  • Crest: On a coronet composed of four crosses-patées alternated with four strawberry leaves, a lion statant guardant or (gold), crowned with the like coronet, and differenced with the label as in the Arms.
  • Supporters: Are those of the Royal Supporters, differenced with a coronet as in the crest, and label as in the Arms. [1]

Ancestry

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Edward VII of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Victoria of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. George V of the United Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Christian IX of Denmark
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Princess Alexandra of Denmark
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Duke Alexander of Württemberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Francis, Duke of Teck
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Princess Mary of Teck
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. William Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Charlotte Anne Thynne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. John Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Louisa Jane Hamilton
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Louisa Jane Russell
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Orlando Bridgeman, 3rd Earl of Bradford
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. George Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Selina Louisa Forester
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Margaret Bridgeman
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Richard Lumley, 9th Earl of Scarbrough
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Ida Frances Annabella Lumley
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Frederica Mary Adeliza Drummond
 
 
 
 
 
 

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Augustus Charles Albert Emanuel, later HRH The Prince Consort) (26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death on 6 May 1910. ... Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and the first Empress of India from 1 May 1876, until her death on 22 January 1901. ... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, which he created from the British branch of the German House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. ... Christian IX of Denmark (April 8, 1818 – January 29, 1906) was King of Denmark from November 15, 1863 to January 29, 1906. ... Princess Alexandra of Denmark (Alexandra Carolina Marie Charlotte Louise Julia; 1 December 1844 – 20 November 1925) was Queen Consort to Edward VII of the United Kingdom and thus Empress of India during her husbands reign. ... Louise of Hesse-Cassel, Luise Wilhelmine Friederike Caroline Auguste Julie von Hessen-Kassel (in Danish, Louise Wilhelmine Frederikke Caroline Auguste Julie), b Kassel 7 Sep 1817, d Bernstorff 29 Sep 1898, was a daughter of ancient German princely family, the Landgraves of Hesse, and became Queen of Denmark, being the... The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Henry William Frederick Albert; 31 March 1900 – 10 June 1974) was a member of the British Royal Family, the third son of George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, and thus uncle to Elizabeth II. He was appointed regent for his niece... Duke Alexander of Württemberg (9 September 1804 – 4 July 1885) was the father of His Serene Highness Prince Francis of Teck and the grandfather to the Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge and Queen Mary of Great Britain, wife of King George V. He was the son of Duke... His Highness Prince Francis, Duke of Teck (Francis Paul Charles Louis Alexander) (August 28, 1837 - January 21, 1900)), was a member of the British Royal Family, the father of Queen Mary. ... Countess Claudia Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, Countess of Hohenstein (September 21, 1812 - October 1, 1841) was the wife of Duke Alexander of Württemberg. ... Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was the Queen Consort of George V. Queen Mary was also the Empress of India. ... Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (24 February 1774-8 July 1850), was the tenth-born child and seventh son of King George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte. ... Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth; 27 November 1833 – 27 October 1897) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George III. She later held the title of Duchess of Teck by marriage. ... Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel (Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa; later Duchess of Cambridge; 25 July 1797 – 6 April 1889) was the consort of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, the tenth-born child, and seventh son, of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. ... Walter Francis Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry (25 November 1806 - 16 April 1884) was a British politician and nobleman. ... William Henry Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch, 8th Duke of Queensberry KG KT PC JP DL (9 September 1831 - 5 November 1914) was a Scottish Member of Parliament and peer. ... Charlotte Anne, Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry (10 April 1811-18 March 1895) was born Lady Charlotte Anne Thynne, daughter of the 2nd Marquess of Bath. ... The Most Noble John Charles Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry KT (March 30, 1864–October 19, 1935) was a Scottish MP and peer. ... His Grace The Duke of Abercorn James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, KG, PC (January 21, 1811 – October 31, 1885) was a British Conservative nobleman and statesman who twice served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. ... Louisa Jane Montagu-Douglas-Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch and Duchess of Queensberry, VA (3rd class) (26 August 1836-20 March 1912) was born Lady Louisa Jane Russell, daughter of the 6th Duke of Bedford. ... Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (born The Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of George V and Queen Mary. ... The Right Honourable Sir Orlando George Charles Bridgeman, 3rd Earl of Bradford PC (April 24, 1819–March 12, 1898) was the son of George Bridgeman, 2nd Earl of Bradford. ... For other persons named George Bridgeman, see George Bridgeman (disambiguation). ...

See also

This is a list of British Princes from the accession of King George I in 1714. ...

External links

  • Official biography

References

  1. ^ As a titled royal, Richard holds no surname, but, when one is used, it is Windsor
  2. ^ Resignation Press Release
  3. ^ Burke's Peerage
Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
Cadet branch of the House of Wettin
Born: 26 August 1944
British royalty
Preceded by
Arthur Chatto
Line of succession to the British throne Succeeded by
Earl of Ulster
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
The Prince Henry
Duke of Gloucester
5th creation
10 June 1974 – present
Incumbent
Designated heir:
Alexander Windsor
Order of precedence in the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Prince Harry of Wales
Gentlemen Succeeded by
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Prince Henry of Wales
Canadian order of precedence Succeeded by
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
Persondata
NAME Gloucester, Richard
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Windsor, Richard Alexander Walter George
SHORT DESCRIPTION Grandson of George V
DATE OF BIRTH 26 August 1944
PLACE OF BIRTH Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard Alexander Walter George Windsor) (born 26 August 1944), styled HRH The Duke of Gloucester, is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of King George V.
Prince Richard was born on 26 August 1944 at Barnwell Manor in Northamptonshire.
On 8 June 1972, Prince Richard of Gloucester married Birgitte van Deurs, a Danish subject, the daughter of Asger Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs, at St Andrew's Church in Barnwell in Northamptonshire.
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His Royal Highness Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard Alexander Walter George Windsor), styled HRH The Duke of Gloucester (born August 26, 1944), is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of King George V.
Prince Richard was born on August 26, 1944 at Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire.
On 8 June 1972, Prince Richard of Gloucester married Birgitte van Deurs, a Danish citizen, the daughter of Asger Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs, at St. Andrew's Church, Barnwell, Northamptonshire.
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