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Dukedom of Kent

Creations as Dukedom

2

Inaugural holder

Henry Grey, 1st. Marquess of Kent

Inaugural Royal Holder

H.R.H. The Prince George (only Kent)
H.R.H. The Prince Edward (Kent and Strathearn)

Subsidiary titles

Earl of St. Andrews
Baron Downpatrick

Duke of Kent is a title awarded to the son of a monarch, the current holder is Prince Edward, second duke of the second creation.

First creation (ordinary) 1710Edit

First (ordinary) creation

Created

1710

First holder

Henry Grey

Subsidiary titles

Marquess of Kent
Marquess Grey
Earl of Harold
Earl of Kent
Viscount Goderich
Baron Lucas

The first creation was for Henry Grey, 1st. Marquess and 12th. Earl of Kent. He did not have male heirs, so all of his titles, save Marquess Grey and Baron Lucas, were extinct. The latter two titles were inherited by his granddaughter.

Dukes of Kent and Strathearn (1799)Edit

Royal Earldom of Kent (1866)Edit

This earldom was created for Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, son of Queen Victoria. The Earldom included Kent and the Irish province of Ulster.

Second creation (1934)Edit

Second creation

Date of creation

12 October 1934

First holder

H.R.H. The Prince George

Consort

H.R.H. Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
later H.R.H. Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent)

Present incumbent
(Second holder)

H.R.H. Prince Edward of Kent

Consort

Katharine Worsley

Heir

George, Earl of St. Andrews

Subsidiary titles

Earl of St. Andrews
Baron Downpatrick

The second creation was for the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary, Prince George upon his marriage to Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. The present incumbent is son of the first Duke and Duchess of Kent.

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