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Old 07-04-2012, 02:09 PM
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Ok so Fredrick is the grandson of Pincess Margaret?

Trying to work my way backwards <G>
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Old 07-04-2012, 02:10 PM
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... Prince Michael is a grandson of King George V - his father and the Queen's father were brothers ...

Sophie with her father-in-law at Wimbledon today:

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Old 07-04-2012, 02:15 PM
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Ok there was David (childless), Bertie (father of the Queen) and another brother who died, did he have children?


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Old 07-04-2012, 02:22 PM
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There were 2 other brothers - Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent. The Duke of Kent died during WW2. Prince Michael of Kent is his younger son and Frederick is his son. Wikipedia has lots on the Kents.
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Ok there was David (childless), Bertie (father of the Queen)
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Apart from Edward VIII and George VI there were:

Princess Mary, Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood

Her descendants:
Two sons, six grandsons, eighteen great-grandchildren and, AFAIK, three great-great-grandchildren

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
His descendants: thirteen great-grandchildren

Two sons (the older one- childless), three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Prince George, Duke of Kent

His descendants:
Three children (the youngest of them is Prince Michael of Kent), seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren

Prince John (died as a teenager after an attack of epilepsy)
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Old 07-04-2012, 02:27 PM
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Ah I forgot about Prince Michael....thanks! I almost never heard of him, was/is he close to the Queen and her family?


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They meet at several occasions, but he is closer in age to Prince Charles than to her.

Lord Frederick and Prince William studied together in Eton College, as I heard.
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Old 07-05-2012, 06:52 AM
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They meet at several occasions, but he is closer in age to Prince Charles than to her.
Biri, are you kidding me? I think they know each other very well for 70 years now, as the Prince just turned that age. They are not just relatives but paternal first cousins and both full members of the Royal Family. For example, Prince Michael was a page at the future Queen Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. Additionally, the Duke of Edinburgh is a close relative of the Kents too, as Prince Michael's mother was his paternal first cousin. They were both born a Prince and a Princess of Greece and Denmark. Prince Michael is much younger than the Queen, but they are from the same family, who traditionally is very close and stick togerther. Royalty is a very homogenous social class.
I think through all these years, Prince Michael and the Queen attended the same private events, such as birthdays, weddings, christenings, funerals, etc., etc. They also spent some free time together, such as Christmas and summers, especially in the past when the Queen was not the Queen yet and when her children were young. The Queen and her royal cousins were her closest family members in her age or close to her age then and naturally, she was closer to them than it is today. And since Prince Michael reached adulthood and he is able to perform official duties, he joins the Queen on state banquets, garden parties, commemorative ceremonies, openning ceremonies, military parades, etc., etc.

And Pranter ---> have you ever heard of Google? :>
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Sophie Winkleman has attended the Empire Magazine U.S. edition launch party at the Sunset Tower on October 2, 2012 in West Hollywood, California.
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She looked good, thank God! What is she up to these days?
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She looked good, thank God! What is she up to these days?
On April issue of Tatler, she stated that she is going to continue her Hollywood carrer and feels great in LA.
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Lord Freddie Windsor attends The British Fashion Council's International Showcasing Initiative LONDON Show ROOMS LA at Ace Gallery on October 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor attended a reception honoring Keira Knightly at British Consulate LA with Focus Features and British Film Commission on November 15, 2012 in Los Angeles.
Director Joe Wright And Actress Sophie Lara Winkleman
Director Joe Wright Lord Frederick Windsor And Actor Eric
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Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor expecting first child in August 2013

Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor expecting first child in August.

Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor to Welcome First Child in August | Artemisia's Royal Den
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:23 PM
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Wow, congratulations to Lord & Lady Windsor. Right after baby Cambridge too.
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Congrats!

Great news! A 'surprise baby' since they said they had no plans to start a family :)

I think they will be great parents and of course Prince and Princess Michael of Kent wonderful grandparents. I can't wait to see Princess Michael of Kent as a granny
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:28 AM
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Wonderful news!
Sophie Winkleman pregnant: Prince and Princess Michael of Kent to become grandparents for the first time | Mail Online
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Congratulations!
Sophie had always talked about her desire to have children later even before their marriage. It's my guess of course, but it seems to me that after the announcement of Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy ( and even before), Prince and Princess Michael very much insisted to become grand-parents, also it was their natural desire to see their grand-children being alive.
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Great news! Congratulations to the couple
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Congratulations to the Happy parents to be!
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