The Duchess of Kent the troubled life of Katharine Worsley by Mary Riddell

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain


  • Katharine, Duchess of Kent, 1933-,
  • Edward, Duke of Kent, 1935- -- Marriage.,
  • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementMary Riddell.
LC ClassificationsDA591.A45 K387 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 472 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL116410M
ISBN 100283063297
LC Control Number99458599

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The Duchess of Kent is married to The Queen's cousin, The Duke of Kent, and is a keen musician and advocate for children and young people's welfare. The Duchess was born on 22 Februarythe youngest child and only daughter of the late Sir William Worsley.

The Duchess of Kent had served as the president of the Royal Northern College of Music, and was the director of National Foundation for Youth Music from to In MarchKatharine was the subject of Real Story on BBC One.

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Marina () was the daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece/Denmark The Duchess of Kent book Grand Duchess Elena Vladiminovna of Russia. Prince George, Duke of Kent (), was the fourth son and fifth child of King George V and Queen Mary/5.

This could have been a better book if it wasn't so repetitive (it's really a star book). The Duchess of Kent seems fascinating but the book captures that aspect early on and then it fades. Would love, love, love to have an updated edition come out/5. The Duchess of Cambridge lends a hand at Baby Basics (Image: PA).

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The Duchess of Kent with Flo Breame at the West Norwich Hospital Katharine, Duchess of Kent, is the wife of Prince Edward, and a member of the British royal family.

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The binding was decorated with Victorias monogram on the front board, and on the back a metal cartouche containing the date of their marriage, 10 February In the only Duchess of Kent was Katharine Lucy Mary; née Worsley, Katharine has been the Duchess of Kent since she married Edward, Duke of Kent on 8 Juneshe's been the only Duchess.

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They have a fairly varied menu with a pretty standard gastro pub selection.Katharine, Duchess of Kent, GCVO (born Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley; 22 February ), is a member of the British Royal Family. Her husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

Kathrine was born in Hovingham, North Yorkshire, She was youngest daughter of Sir William Worsley and Joyce Brunner.The Duchess of Cornwall headed to the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent on Friday. The wife of Prince Charles - who is patron of The Silver Line charity - met with Captain Julian Burgess on the bridge.

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