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Princess Alexandra of Kent

Princess Alexandra is a daughter of George Edward Duke of Kent (a son of George V) and his wife Princess Marina of Greece. Her parents were married in Westminster Abbey in 1934. She was born in London on 25th December 1936.

Marriage

On 24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to the Hon. Angus Ogilvy, second son of the Earl of Airlie, in Westminster Abbey. Angus Ogilvy's memorial service took place in the Abbey in 2005.

Further information

The Order of Service (PDF, 491 KB)

The Royal Family website

Born

25th December 1936

Wedding

24th April 1963

Princess Alexandra wearing a blue hat with blue and gold flowers, a blue dress and pearl necklace
Princess Alexandra of Kent attends a service to celebrate the Centenary of Lady Margaret School, at Westminster Abbey, 2017

This image can be purchased from Westminster Abbey Library

Image © 2019 Dean and Chapter of Westminster

At different times of the day, or in different seasons, the light falling in the Abbey will light up something that you have walked past a million times and never seen before.

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Vanessa, Head of Conservation

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