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Old 07-24-2007, 11:51 PM
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I'm not sure about why Princess Alexandra is doing royal duties, but according to Princess Alice's autobiography it seems to have been decided that the younger son of the Duke of Gloucester would be free to live his own life while the older son would be expected to take up royal duties. That didn't last long because the older son was killed so the younger son was then expected to drop his plans to become an architect and join the royal "firm" as a full-time member. The same probably applied to the sons of the Duke of Kent, although of course the elder son inherited the dukedom as a child. I'm not sure about the thinking behind Princess Alexandra doing royal duties, except that she was very popular. Perhaps the thinking was that she wasn't going to have a career so she could do royal duties till she married and had children or something.
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Pics 29.7.2007

Britain´s Prince Michael of Kent, front, pictured at the Cartier International Polo Coronation Cup Final being
held at The Guards Polo Club in Windsor, England, on Sunday, July 29 2007. AP Photos

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Old 08-02-2007, 10:52 AM
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Another older pic, the whole family Prince and Princess Michael and their children photographed in 1999

http://i15.tinypic.com/4tkutmt.jpg
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Britain´s Prince Michael of Kent, front, pictured at the Cartier International Polo Coronation Cup Final being
held at The Guards Polo Club in Windsor, England, on Sunday, July 29 2007.
Normally it is the Queen who performs this, strange Her Majesty does not attend this year.
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HMQueenElizabethII , I had not thougt about that, well, it's strange, but fortunately the Queen has such good deputies..

Romy, thanks for the lovely family pic, it shows once more how Ella has
changed and it's also a nice pic as to Fred's intense look

Here are two pics from 1993:

Princess Michael in 1993

together with Ella in 1993
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Old 08-27-2007, 05:32 AM
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The last two pictures you've posted are very nice to compare, Iceflower,
as you wrote they were both taken in the year 93, but the styles are
so different, conservative on the second, but very "hot" on the first as
to the dress.
Here is one of the couple with Queen Mom at a horse race

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Pics 16.9.2007

Princess Michael of Kent attends the Quintessentially Trunk Party, at
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Thank you for the pictures iceflower.

At her age, with her hair thinning, she needs to ensure it is tied back or up.
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Old 09-18-2007, 11:37 AM
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She is such a strikingly beautiful woman..
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Old 09-18-2007, 03:28 PM
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Photo by Ray Tang / Rex Features Lady Gabriella Windsor, Prince Michael of Kent and Princess Michael of Kent Memorial Service for Isabella Blow, Guards Chapel, London, Britain - 18 Sep 2007

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Thank you for the pictures iceflower.

At her age, with her hair thinning, she needs to ensure it is tied back or up.
"Good hair days" get rare, but there still are some like last night

Princess Michael of Kent attends the Cartier International Jewellery
Launch Night held at Lancaster House on September 19, 2007 in London.
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Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3
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Have the Michaels found a new home(s) yet?
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Princess Michael of Kent attends the preview of the Frieze Art
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"Good hair days" get rare, but there still are some like last night

Princess Michael of Kent attends the Cartier International Jewellery
Launch Night held at Lancaster House on September 19, 2007 in London.
MJ Kim/Getty Images

Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3
Is it me or is she starting to look a bit like Lauren Bacall??
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Maybe they use the same surgeon.
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Old 10-15-2007, 03:27 AM
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The prince seems to have aged tremendously with his almost white beard. the princess is not far behind him despite her efforts whatever they may be.
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I think Russophile hit it. She is totally Lauren Bacall.
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New pics of your second Lauren Bacall

Princess and Prince Michael of Kent attend the Cartier VIP dinner to
celebrate the re-opening of their New Bond St. store, at the Natural
History Museum on October 17, 2007 in London, England. Benett/Getty

Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3
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Princess and Prince Michael of Kent attend the Cartier VIP dinner
Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3
Who is that stunning woman in pic 3 talking with Princess Michael?
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