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  Angus Ogilvy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Angus James Bruce Ogilvy, KCVO (14 September 1928 26 December 2004) was a member of the British Royal Family, the husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent, a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.
Sir Angus is remembered as an astute businessman and for his role in a scandal involving the breaking of sanctions against the illegal regime in Rhodesia in the 1970s.
Ogilvy was educated at Heatherdown School, Ascot; and later at Eton College.
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 Telegraph | News | Sir Angus Ogilvy
Sir Angus Ogilvy, who died yesterday aged 76, combined his duties as the husband of Princess Alexandra with a career in the City; but although he broke new ground for a member of the Royal Family, he also showed that there could be pitfalls.
Marina Ogilvy later publicly rebelled against her background, announcing to a blaze of publicity that she was expecting a baby by her boyfriend Paul Mowatt, a photographer, and that she did not intend to marry him.
In addition, Ogilvy was a member of Her Majesty's Bodyguard for Scotland (the Royal Company of Archers) and, in the 1989 New Year's Honours List, the Queen appointed him KCVO in recognition of his long and active contribution to the official duties of the Royal Family; in 1997 he was appointed Privy Counsellor.
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 Clan OGILVY
Gilbert’s descendant, Sir Patrick de Ogilvie of Western Powrie, was a steady adherent of King Robert the Bruce, and received from him a charter of the lands of Kettins in Forfarshire.
George Ogilvy of Barras was governor of Dunnottar Castle when that stronghold was besieged by Cromwell’s troops, and it was by his connivance that the wife of the neighbouring minister of Kinneff saved the Scottish regalia by carrying it through the English army in a bundle of flax.
Ogilvy is a surname derived from a barony in the parish of Glammis, Forfarshire, which, about 1163, was bestowed by William the Lion on Gilbert, ancestor of the noble family of Airlie, and, in consequence, he assumed the name of Ogilvy.
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 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Obituary: Sir Angus Ogilvy
Sir Angus Ogilvy, who has died at the age of 76 after treatment for cancer and pneumonia, was a man of honourable intentions whose business career was blighted by his involvement in the 1973 Lonrho trade sanctions breach scandal.
In 1963, Ogilvy married Princess Alexandra, the daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent, and Princess Marina of Greece.
Ogilvy had made it clear that he had no intention of ascending into the ranks of supernumerary royalty and wished to remain a commoner, but the marriage imposed new social demands and with them, financial pressures that drove him to achieve.
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 Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 24 April 1963, she married Angus James Bruce Ogilvy (1928-2004), the second son of the 12th Earl of Airlie and Lady Alexandra Coke, at Westminster Abbey.
Ogilvy received a knighthood in 1988 and was appointed to the Privy Council in 1997.
Her husband Angus Ogilvy was a director at a mining company, Lonrho when it was involved in a scandal over the breaking of trade sanctions against British-held Rhodesia.
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 Scotsman.com News - Obituaries - Sir Angus Ogilvy
Ogilvy was accustomed from birth to move in a select society, and his handsome good looks and excellent manners marked him out as a man of courteous distinction.
Ogilvy immediately resigned from all his appointments (the only two who did not accept his resignation were Rank Organisation and MEPC) and was admitted to King Edward VII hospital suffering from pneumonia.
Angus Ogilvy was an unfailingly polite and kindly man: brave of heart, with a gracious and generous spirit.
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 MyClan.com : Clan Ogilvy : Clan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Angus was a kingdom in Pictish times ruled by a mormaer, one of the ancient Celtic nobles of Scotland who became the first earls.
The Ogilvys became hereditary sheriffs of Angus in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Sir John’s son, Sir James Ogilvy of Airlie, was appointed ambassador to Denmark in 1491 and advanced to the ranks of the peerage as Lord Ogilvy of Airlie in the same year.
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 Angus Ogilvy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Queen elizabeth ii (elizabeth alexandra mary) (born 21 april 1926), styled her majesty the queen, is the queen regnant and head of state of...
Marina ogilvy is the only daughter of hrh princess alexandra of kent and angus ogilvythe rt....
Paul mowatt is a photographer, and the former husband of marina mowatt (née ogilvy), only daughter of hrh princess alexandra of kent and angus ogilvythe rt....
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 OGILVY, EARL OF AIRLIE
John of Ogilvy was Sheriff-depute of Angus in 1426, and was ancestor of the family of Ogilvy of that Ilk.
John Ogilvy of Craig, or in the Craig, is mentioned as son of James, Lord Ogilvy, in the procuratory cited, and as brother of John, Lord Ogilvy, in April 1505.
She was the Lady Ogilvy of the burning of Airlie, and was, after the destruction of her husband's castles by Argyll, forced (though with child) to flee with her children to Dundee.
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 Clan Ogilvy
Angus was a kingdom in Pictish times ruled by a mormaer, one of the ancient Celtic nobles of Scotland.
James Ogilvy, son and heir of the third Earl of Findlater, was created Earl of Seafield in 1701 during his father’s lifetime.
The Ogilvy coat of arms is that of the ancient earls of Angus, viz: Argent a lion passant guardant Gules crowned with an imperial crown Or.
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 23RD GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She was married to The Honorable Angus OGILVY (son of Earl of AIRLIE) on 24 Apr 1963 in Westminster Abbey, London, England.
The Honorable Angus OGILVY was born in 1928 in England.
Marina II OGILVY was born on 31 Jul 1966 in England - son of Angus and Marina I. She was christened in England Marina Victoria Alexandra.
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 Angus Ogilvy at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Angus James Bruce Ogilvy is a member of the British Royal Family through his marriage to Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra of Kent whom he married on the April 24 1963 at Westminster Abbey, London in a ceremony attended by the entire Royal Family.
Angus is the second son of David Ogilvy, 12th Earl of Airlie and Alexandra Coke (daughter of Thomas, 3rd Earl of Leicester).
Angus was created a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in 1989 by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, his wife's first cousin.
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 deseretnews.com | Kin to queen by marriage dies
LONDON —; Sir Angus Ogilvy, a businessman who married Queen Elizabeth II's cousin Princess Alexandra but kept a low profile as a member of the extended royal family, died Sunday of pneumonia at 76, Buckingham Palace said.
Ogilvy, who worked as an investor, was the second son of the 12th Earl of Airlie and Lady Mary Coke, who was the daughter of the third Earl of Leicester.
Ogilvy contended that the criticisms of him were unfounded.
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 Angus Ogilvy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sir Angus is remembered as an astute businessman, and his role in a scandal involving the breaking of sanctions to Rhodesia (Rhodesia: A landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980) in the 1970s.
Ogilvy was created a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order: more facts about this subject) in 1989 by Queen Elizabeth II (Queen Elizabeth II: queen elizabeth ii (elizabeth alexandra mary) (born 21 april 1926), styled her...
In 1989, Sir Angus and Princess Alexandra became embroiled in a public row with their daughter, Marina, after she became pregnant by her boyfriend, a freelance photographer, Paul Mowatt (Paul Mowatt: paul mowatt is a photographer, and the former husband of marina mowatt (née ogilvy),...
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MORE RE: CLAN OGILVIE (OGILVY) Branches: Ogilvy of Airlie, Olgivy of Dunlugus, Ogilvy of Findlater, Olgivy of Inverquharity Motto: A\ fin (French: To the end) Gilbert,the third son of Gillebride, Earl of Angus, was granted a charter of the Barony of Ogilvy in about 1172.
The Ogilvies of Inverquharity descended from a younger brother of Sir William of Lintrathan.
From Sir Walter's younger son came the Ogilvies of Deskford and Findlater, the 7th Laird of which was created Lord Oglivy of Deskford by King James VI in 1616, and his son Earl of Findlater by King Charles I in 1638.
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 Angus, earls of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ANGUS, EARLS OF [Angus, earls of] For Scottish nobles thus titled, use Douglas, Archibald.
Obituary: Sir Angus Ogilvy; Businessman husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent.(Obituaries)
Angus Trumble investigates the mystery of a double portrait painted in about 1833 by Robert Burnard, a Cornish painter who emigrated to Australia in 1839.
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 Airlie Beach
In 1715, James Ogilvy, son of the third Earl, took part in a Jacobite uprising against the Crown, and was therefore punished by being attained; therefore, at his father's death two years later, he was unable to inherit the title.
Ogilvy, the name of a celebrated Scottish family of which the earl of Airlie is the head.
Sir Angus Ogilvy, the husband of HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent.
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 Cortachy Castle on a small group tour of Scotland
When Princess Alexandra married the Honourable Angus Ogilvy in 1963 she was allying herself with a family that can trace its ancestry back a thousand years and more to Pictish times.
Their name and lands came into the family as a reward from a grateful William the Lion when the then outlawed Earl of Angus came to his aid when the king was attacked while hunting in the area.
Religion made a good excuse for waging fierce attacks, and when James, 7th Lord Ogilvy, rode off in support of his king in the Civil War and was created 1st Earl of Airlie by an appreciative monarch, back home in Scotland staunch Protestants demanded he should sign the National Covenant.
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 Airlie
In 1392 Sir Walter Ogilvy of Wester Powrie and Auchterhouse, sheriff of Angus, was slain with sixty of his followers, at Gasklune near Blairgowrie, in endeavouring to repel an incursion of the clan Donnochy, or sons of Duncan (the clan now called Robertson) who had burst down upon the low country from the Grampian mountains.
The elder son, Sir John Ogilvy, knight; of Lintrathen, was succeeded by his eldest son Sir James Ogilvy of Aislie, ambassador from Scotland to Denmark in 1491.
James, the seventh lord Ogilvy, for his loyalty and faithful services to Charles I., was on the 2d April, 1639, created earl of AIRLIE, ALYTH, and LIN— TRATHEN, He distinguished himself in the campaigns of the marquis of Montrose, in particular at the battle of Kilsyth in 1645.
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 A night at the White House: best behaviour and no mention of war - Golf - Sport
Ogilvy has a bit of blue blood in the veins, being a distant relative of Sir Angus Ogilvy, a member of Britain's Royal Family, and delve a little deeper into the family tree and there is Scotland's King of Bannockburn who, now so many centuries past, is better known as Robert the Bruce.
Ogilvy thought it would be a dinner for 800 or more people, but there were just over 120.
Ogilvy, reunited with his wife as they departed, said to each other that none of their friends would believe it.
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 Golfweek | Golf's Global News Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ogilvy is the lastest evidence that bomber ball appears to be here to stay.
Ogilvy is the lastest evidence, too, of the depth on Tour.
He is a distant relative of Sir Angus Ogilvy, part of Britain's royal family, and a more distant relative of Scotland's King of Bannockburn, Robert the Bruce.
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SIR ANGUS OGILVY, the husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent, sacrificed what could have been a brilliant City career after being named in the Lonrho scandal, to protect the position of his wife, and because, as an honourable man, he regarded it as the only possible thing to do.
Sir Angus James Bruce Ogilvy was born in 1928 into a line of Scottish aristocrats, which could trace their ancestry to the l2th century, and with a history of service and friendship with the Royal Family.
Sir Angus did not vote in Rowland’s favour during the boardroom row, and although he initially felt that he should remain to protect the interest of the shareholders, he subsequently believed himself bound to resign not only his Lonrho directorship but all of his 16 other boardroom appointments.
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 Guardian | Queen's 'great sorrow' at death of Ogilvy
Sir Angus Ogilvy, the aristrocratic businessman who married the Queen's cousin but insisted on paying his own mortgage, died yesterday at the age of 76.
As the second son of the 12th Earl of Airlie and an equally well-connected mother, Mr Ogilvy was a link between the traditional Eton-and-Guards royal spouse and the post-imperial evolution of the House of Windsor into a more modern form, in which some family members worked for a living.
Sir Angus had a successful early career in the City, and by the time of his wedding had 50 directorships.
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 Geoff Ogilvy is no average Joe – he's Match Play finalist | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ogilvy will compete in his first Masters this year and said it would be justice if Ogilvie's picture appears instead of his own.
The PGA Tour media guide says the Australian native is a distant relative of Sir Angus Ogilvy, part of Britain's royal family, and a more distant relative of Scotland's King of Bannockburn, Robert the Bruce.
Ogilvy is a relatively regal name in Scotland in some respects, I guess.
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 Telegraph | News
Sir Angus Ogilvy, the husband of the Queen's cousin, Princess Alexandra, died yesterday after a long battle with cancer.
Sir Angus, 76, became the first person to marry into the Royal Family and refuse a peerage when he married Princess Alexandra, who was then 12th in line to the throne, at Westminster Abbey in 1963.
Sir Angus became embroiled in controversy in the 1970s when he was involved in the so-called Lonrho affair.
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 My Family
Angus OGILVY (Hon.) and Alexandra WINDSOR (Princess) were married in 1963 in England.
James Robert Bruce OGILVY was born in 1964 in Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park, England.
Marina Victoria Alexandra OGILVY was born in 1966 in Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park, England.
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