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  Prince George, Duke of Kent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince George is remembered for having had a rather more interesting personal life than is the norm in the twentieth century Royal Family, as well as the circumstances of his death at the height of World War II.
Prince George was born at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, in Norfolk, England.
The Duke was known to have attempted to court the notably prosaic Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (mother of the current Queen Beatrix).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_George,_Duke_of_Kent   (1490 words)

  
 George V of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) (3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor (formerly known as the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha).
King George V is remembered for his role in World War I, during which he relinquished all German titles and styles on behalf of his relatives who were British subjects; and changed the name of the royal house from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.
King George's paternal grandfather was Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; the King and his children bore the titles Prince and Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Duke and Duchess of Saxony.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_V_of_the_United_Kingdom   (2592 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : George V of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert Windsor, (3 June 1865–20 January 1936) was the last British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, changing the name to the House of Windsor in 1917.
His father was HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
A statue of King George V was unveiled at the Brisbane City Hall in 1938 as a tribute to the King from the citizens of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /George_V_of_the_United_Kingdom   (2522 words)

  
 George V of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Prince George Duke of Kent (20 December 1902 - 25 August 1942); married Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark (13 December 1906 - 27 August 1968); and had issue.
Although female-line great granddaughter of King George III Queen Mary was the daughter of Duke of Teck a morganatic scion of Royal House of Württemberg.
George was a well-known stamp collector and played a large role in the Royal Philatelic Collection into the most assemblage of United Kingdom and Commonwealth stamps the world in some cases setting record prices for items.
www.freeglossary.com /George_V_of_the_United_Kingdom   (1689 words)

  
 Royal Nazis and the Scottish connection
Prince George was not only a prominent listed in the ‘the Red Book’ but perceived to be a central figure in a British Nazi conspriracy against his brother, the King, and Churchill.
In 1862, Prince William of the Danes was installed as King George I of Greece, and married a granddaughter of Czar Nicholas I in 1866.
Prince Christoph's brother, Philip of Hesse, married a daughter of the King of Italy, and became the official liaison between the Nazi and Fascist regimes.
www.martinfrost.ws /htmlfiles/royal_nazis.html   (2954 words)

  
 Prince Michael of Kent : FAQs
When King George V created the House of Windsor in 1917 he ruled that only the sons of a brother of the king would be princes with the title of Royal Highness.
Prince Michael is not eligible for the paliamentary annuities received by other members of the Royal Family, because he is a second son.
Prince Michael’s sister, Princess Alexandra, was asked by the Queen to undertake such duties because of a lack of female members of the family during the 1960s.
www.princemichael.org.uk /faqs   (1321 words)

  
 George V of the United Kingdom - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) (3 June 1865–20 January 1936) was the last British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, changing the name to the House of Windsor in 1917.
Image:Westminster king george v statue 1.jpg George died on 20 January 1936 at Sandringham House, and is buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
Image:Statue-of-King-George-V.jpg A statue of King George V was unveiled outside the Brisbane City Hall in 1938 as a tribute to the King from the citizens of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/George_V_of_the_United_Kingdom   (2445 words)

  
 aangirfan: Prince George, MI6 and the Nazis
Prince George, Duke of Kent, who died in mysterious circumstances in 1942, was a top freemason and allegedly was involved in a plot with Rudolf Hess and MI6.
Prince George, Duke of Kent, was reportedly a member of the group that wanted peace.
It is possible that the Duke of Kent rescued Hess and tried to fly to Sweden to continue secret peace negotiations.
aangirfan.blogspot.com /2005/03/prince-george-mi6-and-nazis.html   (532 words)

  
 Royal Insight > October 2003 > Focus > RAF Northolt and the Royal Family
Prince Albert (later King George VI) was the first member of the Royal Family to serve in the Royal Air Force between 1918 and 1919, becoming a qualified pilot in the process.
King George VI, who had already visited the Station in 1938 as king, was able to watch the squadrons in action from the Sector Operations Room in RAF Northolt in September 1940, at the height of the Battle of Britain.
Prince George was the first member of the House of Windsor to be killed in active service in war.
www.royal.gov.uk /OutPut/Page2677.asp   (1078 words)

  
 boys clothing: British royalty: Prince George
Prince George (1st Duke of Kent) was was born in 1902, the second royal of the 20th Century, the fourth son of George V. As a small child, he wore cotton frocks with tartan sashes tied at the waist with lace-edged pantaloons showing just beneath the hem of the frock.
Prince Henry and Prince George were the first members of the royal family to attend a preparatory school--St. Peters, in Broadstairs on the South Coast.
Prince Henry (known as Harry to his immediate family) suffered from what was then known as a 'weak chest' (asthma) and it was thought that the temperate air of the South coast would be salutary to his lungs.
histclo.com /royal/eng/royal-ukg5g.htm   (2606 words)

  
 Scotland on Sunday - Spectrum - The forgotten prince
THE fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary, Prince George, Duke of Kent was born 100 ago on December 20, and killed in a tragic flying accident in Caithness, 60 years ago today.
A godchild of Queen Mary, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark was the third and youngest daughter of Prince and Princess Nicholas of Greece.
By then, Prince George had inherited ‘Coppins,’ a sprawling, multi-gabled Victorian house, just outside the Buckinghamshire village of Iver, and it was there in July 1942, that Marina gave birth to her third child, Prince Michael.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /spectrum.cfm?id=932452002   (1679 words)

  
 Flags of the Royal Family, United Kingdom
Albert, Duke of Saxony, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1857(?) - 1861
The inescutcheon of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha is on the standard of the Prince of Wales in the 1905 Flaggenbuch.
They are quartered with the arms of her father Francis Duke of Teck, I assume, who is a son of Duke Alexander of Wurtemberg: Impaled yellow three antlers and yellow 3 fl lions passant langued and armed red, with a heart shield of yellow and fl lozenges.
flagspot.net /flags/gb-rooth.html   (1947 words)

  
 Edward, Duke of Kent
The fourth son of George III was Edward, Duke of Kent.
He had quarrelled with most of his brothers, particularly with the Prince Regent, and it was only natural that he should have joined the political Opposition and become a pillar of the Whigs....
Probably it would be the King and the Duchess of York; or perhaps the King and the Duke of York; or the King and the Regent.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/masterpiece/mbrown/men/edward_bio.html   (506 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on BlinkBits.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (en)
Prince Friedrich Josias of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (en)
Prince Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn (en)
www.blinkbits.com /wikifeeds/PR?from=9000   (281 words)

  
 City of Prince George - City Hall - Visual Identity
For the most part the wordmark, “City of Prince George” accompanies the fraise and base but eventually we anticipate that the fraise and base will automatically be associated with the City of Prince George, and in some instances the fraise and base may stand alone.
In addition, each bird wears a ducal coronet, a reminder that the name of the City was changed in 1915 to honour His Royal Highness Prince George, Duke of Kent the fourth son of King George V and as such a descendant of King George III in whose reign the City was founded.
The flag of the City of Prince George is taken from the shield area of the Coat of Arms.
www.city.pg.bc.ca /cityhall/visualidentity   (964 words)

  
 Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942), Fourth son of George V
Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942), Fourth son of George V
George, Duke of Kent was the fourth son of King George V; in the navy until 1929, he was serving as a staff officer, Training Command, with the Royal Air Force when killed in an air crash.
Prince George, Duke of Kent and Marina, Duchess of Kent
www.npg.org.uk /live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp05474   (272 words)

  
 Royal Insight > December 2002 > Mailbox > Page 1
She was the youngest daughter of Prince and Princess Nicholas of Greece and a first cousin of Prince Philip.
On 29 November 1934, Princess Marina married Prince George, Duke of Kent, the fifth child of King George V, in Westminster Abbey.
Prince George, Duke of Kent was tragically killed in a flying accident in 1942 while on active service.
www.royalinsight.gov.uk /output/Page1924.asp   (742 words)

  
 Prince Michael of Kent : The Prince
PRINCE MICHAEL was born on July 4th, 1942 at the family home in Iver, Buckinghamshire.
His father, Prince George, Duke of Kent, was the fourth son of King George V and his mother, Princess Marina, was the daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and of Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna of Russia.
Prince Michael is a cousin to both the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and was a page at their wedding.
www.princemichael.org.uk /prince   (230 words)

  
 Royal visits from 1786 to 1951
Prince William, the future King William IV, came to Canada as part of a naval contingent serving in North America and the West Indies.
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (later father of Queen Victoria), fourth son of King George III, stayed in Canada on military duties and as Commander of British North American troops.
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later King George V and Queen Mary), toured Canada coast-to-coast as part of an Empire-wide voyage.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/cpsc-ccsp/fr-rf/1786-1951_e.cfm   (502 words)

  
 The House Of Kent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Regimental connection with the House of Kent originates from the year 1789 when His Royal Highness Prince Edward, later Duke of Kent (father of Queen Victoria), was appointed Colonel of the 7th Royal Fusiliers.
His Royal Highness Prince George, Duke of Kent, the present Duke's father, was Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Fusiliers from 1937 until his death on Active Service in 1942.
Field-Marshall His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Duke of Kent KG, was appointed Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers by Her Majesty The Queen in July 1969.
army.mod.uk /fusiliers/battalions/1st_battalion/the_house_of_kent.htm   (175 words)

  
 I6474: Edward George Nicholas Patrick Windsor Duke of Kent (Prince) ( - )
Prince Edward George Nicholas Patrick Windsor Duke of Kent
Spouses of Edward George Nicholas Patrick Windsor Duke of Kent
Descendants of Prince Edward George Nicholas Patrick Windsor Duke of Kent and Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley Duchess of Kent
web.ukonline.co.uk /nigel.battysmith/Database/D0015/I6474.html   (100 words)

  
 wk2FromThePGM
Prince George Duke of Kent Court Strawberry Fair.
Prince George Duke of Kent Court Spring Fair.
Prince George Duke of Kent Court Christmas Fair - Try to be there if you can.
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 Marriage - Angus Ogilvy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Princess Alexandra was a granddaughter of George V of the United Kingdom and a cousin of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Her father was Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark.
The wedding ceremony was attended by all the members of the Royal Family and was broadcast worldwide on television, watched by an estimated 200 million people.
mywebpage.netscape.com /Afra2837/angus-ogilvy-marriage.html   (132 words)

  
 Royal Insight > November 2003 > Mailbox > Page 3
Is HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent the granddaughter or great-granddaughter of George V? Princess Alexandra is the granddaughter of King George V. She is the daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent, the son of the late king, and her brothers are the current Duke of Kent, and Prince Michael of Kent.
The Queen's patronages alone number around 800 and many of these were inherited from King George VI on her accession.
As well as the Royal Stewart and Balmoral Tartans, therefore, The Prince of Wales can wear kilts of the Gordon Highlanders, of which he is Colonel-in-Chief, and of the Lord of the Isles.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page2681.asp   (590 words)

  
 1902 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
February 6 - George Brunies, American jazz trombonist (d.
July 4 - George Murphy, American dancer, actor, Senator from California (d.
December 20 - Prince George, Duke of Kent (d.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1902   (1539 words)

  
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He should, however, be more appropriately remembered for his personal charm, courtesy and kindness, for decades of dedication to charitable causes, and for the unfailing support he gave Princess Alexandra in the carrying out of her official duties, both at home and overseas.
His father, the 12th Earl of Airlie, was Lord in Waiting to King George V and Lord Chamberlain to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, both as Consort to King George Vl, and Queen Mother.
Her father, Prince George, Duke of Kent, was killed in an aircraft crash while on active service with the RAF during the Second World War when she was only five, and she was brought up in relatively modest circumstances.
www.freewebs.com /princessalexandra/sirangusogilvy.htm   (1928 words)

  
 On Princess Diana's death
I am informed that neither Prince Charles nor his sons were aware of Princess Diana’s condition – it seemed both privately and publicly prudent that such news was kept hidden.
Such plan was well known to the Russians viz Prince George’s homosexual relations in particular with Anthony Blunt –; a factor which explains why it was not until the actual defeat of Hitler in 1945 did Russia declare war on Japan.
He had hoped to conclude the two-year probe after interviewing Prince Charles as a final witness in December.
www.martinfrost.ws /htmlfiles/diana1.html   (1551 words)

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