Friday, October 24, 2014

Royal Profile:18 Facts about Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, The Earl of Ulster

  1. Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, The Earl of Ulster was born 24 October 1974{Source}. 
  2. He is the son of The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester{Source}. 
  3. He has two younger sisters{Source}:
    1. Lady Davina Lewis (1977)
    2. Lady Rose Gilman (1981)
  4. He was baptized in 1975{Source}. 
  5. One of his godparents was The Prince of Wales{Source}. 
  6. At birth he was 9th in the line of succession.
  7. Presently, prior to the birth of Baby Cambridge #2, he is 24th in line.
  8. He was educated at Eton College, King's College London, and The Royal Military College, Sandhurst{Source}. 
  9. On 14 April 1997, he became a second Lieutenant  of the King's Royal Hussars {Source}
  10. In 1998, he gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the King's Royal Hussars {Source}. 
  11. He became a Captain and fought in the campaign in Kosovo in 2002{Source}. 
  12.  In addition to become a Captain with the King's Royal Hussars and fighting in Kosovo, he got married in 2002.
  13. In addition to serving in Kosovo, he also served in Northern Ireland, and Iraq.
  14. Since leaving the army, he has worked as director of Transnational Crisis Project, and is commonly known as Alex Ulster.
  15. He married Dr. Claire Booth on 22 June 2002 at the Queen's Chapel at St. James's Palace{Source}.
  16. Together, they have two children{Source}:
    1. Xan Richard Anders Windsor, Lord Culloden (2007)
    2. Lady Cosima Rose Alexandra Windsor (2010)
  17. Through his little sisters, he has two brothers-in-law{Source}{Source}:
    1. Mr. Gary Lewis
    2. Mr. George Gilman
  18. Through his little sisters, he has two nieces, two nephews{Source}{Source}:
    1. Lyla Beatrix Christabel Gilman (2010)
    2. Senna Kowhai Lewis (2010, Davina)
    3. Tane Mahuta Lewis (2012, Davina)
    4. Rufus Gilman (2012)

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