The British Royal Family has a history of 37 generations. Since the longest monarch of the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II passed away on 8 September last year, her son Charles III, ascended the throne. After bidding proper farewell to his mother, King Charles III started his duties as the monarch. Recently, he bestowed the new title Duke of Edinburgh to his brother Prince Edward.
Prince Edward also named the Earl of Wessex, is the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. During his childhood, he did his education at Heatherdown Preparatory School and later at Gordonstoun School in Scotland. After completing his education, he occupies his interest in the arts and entertainment, continuing some years involved in theater and TV work. He established his own entertainment production company, which produced a range of programs such as documentaries and dramas.
In 1999, Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones tied the knot and they are parents of two children. Throughout his life, he has actively participated in various charitable endeavors, with a special focus on supporting education and the arts.
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The British Royal Member, Prince Edward
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The Royal member is the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. With the title of Duke of Edinburgh, he has a net worth estimated to be around $45 million. His life is around charitable interests and cultural initiatives. After tying the knot with Sophie Rhys-Jones, the couple shares two children named Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn. He is widely recognized for his unwavering dedication to his family and is often regarded as a devoted family man. With the new title, he will likely be going to attend more events and engagements.
The Title of Duke Of Edinburgh
Earl of Wessex was recently crowned as the Duke of Edinburgh, after his father’s death in 2021. Prince Philip held the title for over seven decades, setting a record for the longest-serving consort in British history.
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It has a long history dating back to 1726 when it was first created by King George I for his grandson, Prince Frederick. Since then, The Duke of Edinburgh’s title is a most remarkable one. The title has an extensive history and has been held by various members of the royal family. The title “Duke of Edinburgh” was bestowed upon Prince Philip in 1947. After, he married Princess Elizabeth, who later became Queen Elizabeth II upon her accession to the throne. As the new Duke of Edinburgh, the Royal member is expected to continue his father’s legacy to keep up the various charitable causes and encourage the arts and culture in the United Kingdom.
Source: The Guardian