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Prince Andrew, son of Queen Elizabeth II

Prince Andrew, second son of Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, was born at Buckingham Palace on 19th February 1960.

On 23rd July 1986, Prince Andrew was married to Miss Sarah Ferguson. The hymns were "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation", "Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us" and "Come down, O love divine". The couple left to Edward Elgar's "Triumphal March from Caractacus" and William Walton's "Crown Imperial".

They have two children and later divorced.

Further information

The Order of Service (PDF, 599 KB)

Royal Family website


18 February 1960


23 July 1986

Prince Andrew, son of Queen Elizabeth II
HRH The Duke of York attends the Commonwealth Service 2017 at Westminster Abbey

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