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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey remains open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily Eucharist service if you are able to travel here safely within current government guidelines.

However, for the time being we are unable to open the Abbey and St Margaret’s Church for general visiting.

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.


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


25th December 1936


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

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