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Prince Richard
Duke of Gloucester
Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
Born 26 August 1944 (1944-08-26) (age 73)
Northampton, England
Spouse Birgitte van Deurs (m. 1972)
Issue
Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster
Lady Davina Lewis
Lady Rose Gilman
Full name Richard Alexander Walter George
Royal House Windsor
Father Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Mother Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, (Richard Alexander Walter George; born 26 August 1944) is the youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary. He succeeded to the dukedom of Gloucester, as the second Duke, upon his father's death in 1974 and is currently 24th in line to the British throne, and the first not descended from King George VI. He is also the senior male line descendant of three British monarchs: Queen Victoria, Edward VII and George V.

The Duke of Gloucester carries out royal engagements on behalf of his cousin, Queen Elizabeth II.

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