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  Birgitte, The Duchess of Gloucester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Duke's cousin, Queen Elizabeth II.
In February 1972, Birgitte became engaged to Prince Richard of Gloucester, the second eldest son of The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and The Duchess of Gloucester.
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 Katharine, The Duchess of Kent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Duchess of Kent, (Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor, née Worsley) (born 22 February 1933), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, a grandson of King George V and cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Duchess of Kent gained attention for her conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1994, the first senior royal convert publicly since the passing of the Act of Settlement 1701.
Her formal style remains HRH The Duchess of Kent however, and this is how she is styled in the Court Circular.
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 gloucester
Gloucester is a port, linked via the Gloucester and Sharpness shipping canal to the Severn estuary, allowing larger ships to reach the docks than would be possible on the tidal reaches of the river itself.
Gloucester Cathedral, in the north of the city near the river, originates in the foundation of an abbey dedicated to St Peter in 681.
Gloucester was incorporated by King Richard III in 1483, the town being made a county in itself.
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 Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester : Information and resources about Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester : School Work Guru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester, born Birgitte Eva Von Deurs, is a member of the British Royal Family through her marriage to His Royal Highness Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester.
Birgitte was born on June 20, 1947 at Odense, Denmark.
When Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester died in 1974, Prince Richard succeeded his title and Princess Richard became known as the Duchess of Gloucester.
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 Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester (Birgitte Eva Windsor, née van Deurs), (born June 20, 1947), is a member of the British Royal Family (British Royal Family: the british royal family is a group of people closely related to the british monarch....
The Duchess of Gloucester, with her husband, undertakes royal duties on behalf of the Duke's cousin, Queen Elizabeth II (Queen Elizabeth II: queen elizabeth ii (elizabeth alexandra mary) (born 21 april 1926), styled her...
She has also accompanied the Duke of Gloucester on his official visits overseas: her first such visit was in 1973, when The Duke and Duchess represented The Queen at the 70th birthday celebrations of King Olav V of Norway (Olav V of Norway: more facts about this subject).
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 The Royal Family > HRH The Duchess of Gloucester > Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Duchess of Gloucester, formerly Birgitte Eva van Deurs, was born on 20 June 1946, in Odense, Denmark.
Birgitte van Deurs was educated at schools in Odense, and later at finishing schools in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Cambridge.
It was at Cambridge that she met The Duke of Gloucester (then Prince Richard of Gloucester), who was an undergraduate at that time.
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 ipedia.com: British Royal Family Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester £175,000
Likewise, The Duke of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra, the Hon.
The wives of royal peers are known as "HRH The Duchess of..." or " HRH The Countess of..." Thus, the wives of the Duke of Kent, the Duke of Gloucester, and the Earl of Wessex are "HRH The Duchess of Kent," "HRH The Duchess of Gloucester," and "HRH The Countess of Wessex," respectively.
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 Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester born Birgitte Eva Von Deurs is a member of the British Royal Family through her marriage to His Royal Prince Richard Duke of Gloucester.
Birgitte moved to Cambridge England and also worked at the Danish in London.
When Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester died in 1974 Prince Richard succeeded his title and Richard became known as the Duchess of Both the Duke and Duchess carry out duties and receive a Parliamentary Annuity from Queen.
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 BIRGITTE, DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Duchess of Gloucester (born June 20, 1946), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, a grandchild of King George V.
Birgitte was born Birgitte Eva Henriksen -- she took her maternal grandparent's surname, van Deurs, when her parents separated -- in Odense, Denmark.
In February 1972, Birgitte became engaged to HRH Prince Richard of Gloucester, the second eldest son of HRH The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and HRH The Duchess of Gloucester.
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 Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
Prince Richard Alexander Walter George of the United Kingdom, 2nd Duke of Gloucester (born August 26, 1944), of the House of Windsor, is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and member of the British Royal Family.
He was born at Barnwell Manor[?] in Northamptonshire, the second son of Prince Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester (the third son of King George V) and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester make many public appearances and are popular members of the royal family.
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 The Royal Family > TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Born in 1944, The Duke of Gloucester is the second son of the late Duke of Gloucester and the late Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester have three children: (Alexander) Earl of Ulster, born in 1974; The Lady Davina Windsor, born in 1977; and The Lady Rose Windsor, born in 1980.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester both carry out a large number of official engagements each year, individually and together.
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 The Royal Family > HRH The Duchess of Gloucester > Marriage and family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
TRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
In February 1972, Birgitte van Deurs' engagement to Prince Richard of Gloucester was announced.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester live at Kensington Palace and have three children: (Alexander) Earl of Ulster (born 1974), The Lady Davina Windsor (born 1977) and The Lady Rose Windsor (born 1980).
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 Howstuffworks "Who are the Duke of York, Duke of Kent, etc., and how did they get their titles?"
His wife, Sarah Ferguson, became the Duchess of York, and even though the couple divorced in 1996, she is known as Sarah, Duchess of York.
Princess Alice is the widow of the Duke of Gloucester.
The Duchess of Kent is the former Katharine Worsley.
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 Weddings past and Present
The Duke is the second son of the late Duke of Gloucester and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
The Duke and Duchess have three children, Alexander Earl of Ulster, The Lady Davina Windsor and The Lady Rose Windsor.
The Duke of Gloucester died on 10 June 1974 and the Duchess became known as Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester to distinguish herself from her daughter-in-law who is now the new Duchess of Gloucester.
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 Marilyn's Royal Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The former Birgitte Eva van Deurs, was born in Odense, Denmark, on June 20, 1946.
In 1974, on the death of Prince Richard's father, the couple became the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester.
The Duchess of Gloucester has frequently accompanied her husband on official visits overseas.
marilynsroyalblog.blogspot.com /2005/09/royal-profile-birgitte-duchess-of.html   (482 words)

  
 The world's top prince richard duke of gloucester websites
HRH The Duke of Gloucester (Richard Alexander Walter George Windsor) (born 26 August 1944), is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and member of the British Royal Family.
His Royal Highness Prince Richard Alexander Walter George, KG, GCVO, GCStJ, Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster, Baron Culloden was born at Barnwell Manor in Northamptonshire, the second son of the late Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
On 8 June 1972, Prince Richard of Gloucester married Birgitte van Deurs, the daughter of Asger Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs of Denmark, at St. Andrew's Church, Barnwell, Northamptonshire.
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 The Laird o' Thistle
Richard, Duke of Gloucester and Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester: He succeeded his father as Duke in 1974.
Prince George, Duke of Kent, and Marina, Duchess of Kent: The fourth son of George V, a dashing bi-sexual in the roaring 20s, he married the beautiful Princess Marina of Greece.
Edward, Duke of Kent, and Katherine, Duchess of Kent: The elder son of Prince George.
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 The Duke And Duchess Of Gloucester - The Royal Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attending the Service of Remembrance for the Iraq War, Oct. 10, 2003.
Born in 1944, The Duke of Gloucester is the second son of the late Duke of Gloucester and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.
Wonderful photos -- there is a darling picture of the duchess with her baby daughter (taken a few years ago) where she is holding a family tiara over the baby's head...quite cute.
www.theroyalforums.com /forums/f23/duke-duchess-gloucester-989.html   (834 words)

  
 The Duchess of Gloucester
The Duchess of Gloucester (born June 20, 1947), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, a grandchild of King George V
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester (10 June 1974-23 June1989)
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester, GCVO (23 June 1989)
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 Royal Genealogies Part 4
Grand Duchess Elizabeth was murdered by the Bolsheviks and thrown down an abandoned mine shaft (presumably alive).
The Gloucesters live quietly on their estate at Barnwell, which consists of 2,500 acres and is farmed by the Duke.
He is known affectionately in the royal family as "Proggy" (Prince Richard of Gloucester); the bespectacled Duke dislikes alcohol and detests smoking.
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 www.virtual-london.co.uk - Virtual London Your London Tourism and Travel Guide
On the death of her husband in 1974, The Duchess became known as Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (to distinguish her from her daughter-in-law, the new Duchess of Gloucester).
The Duchess became keenly involved in the work of various women's organisations during the war, an interest that has continued throughout her life.
Danish born, the Duchess of Gloucester became part of the British royal family after meeting Prince Richard at university.
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 Yvonne's Royalty Home Page: Royal Christenings
Lady Davina Windsor, elder daughter of HRH The Duke of Gloucester, was married in the Chapel in the summer of 2004.
513, Queen Caroline was represented by the Countess of Burlington (wife of the 3rd Earl, and Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Caroline) and the Dowager Duchess of Saxe-Gotha was represented by Lady Torrington (wife of the 2nd Viscount, and Lady of Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales).
Lord Mayo was one of the British officials present at the births of the children of the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Clarence in March 1819.
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 boys clothing: British royalty : Richard Duke of Glousester
Prince Richard was the second son of the Duke of Gloucester, the third son of King George V. As his older brother died in a tragic plane crash, on the deah if hids father, Richard became Duke if Glousrer.
Prince Richard married Birgitte van Deurs, the daughter of Asger Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs of Denmark.
The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester actively persue their duties as members of the Toyal Family.
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 Court Circular - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Note that The Duke of York, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, and The Princess Royal do not actually reside permanently at Buckingham Palace, and The Duke and Duchess of Kent do not reside at St.
Prince William began carrying out royal duties in July 2005, and was listed for the first time in his own right on July 2, for representing the Queen at a war memorial service in New Zealand.
Since her marriage to the Prince of Wales on 9 April 2005, Camilla Parker Bowles is now listed in the Court Circular, using the name and title of The Duchess of Cornwall, and in Scotland, The Duchess of Rothesay.
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 British Embassy - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, will visit Cork from 16-17 March as part of the 2005 European Capital of Culture celebrations.
The Duchess of Gloucester, formerly Birgitte Eva van Deurs was born in Denmark in June 1946.
She met the Duke of Gloucester (then Prince Richard of Gloucester) in Cambridge where he was an undergraduate at the time.
www.britishembassy.ie /press/Press_Release_Archive/Duke_and_Duchess_Gloucester_visit_Cork.htm   (458 words)

  
 Worldroots.com
Duke of Gloucester holding her sisterLady Davina Windsor, 2 years old.
(arriving with her parents The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at the chapel with her sister
Gary Lewis met the 26-year-old daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on the island of Bali in Indonesia in 2000.Mr Lewis, known to friends as "Gazza", is a keen surfer.
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 Gloucester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Palace Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.
Besides the subplot involving the Earl of Gloucester and his two sons, the principal innovation Shakespeare made to this story was the death of Cordelia and Lear at the end.
Hodge heading for home Hodge, 30, has missed the entire current season after suffering a foot injury on the opening day against Gloucester at Headingley and has only managed 12 Zurich Premiership starts since joining the club in the summer of 2003.
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