Sunday, June 26, 2016

Royal Profile: George Windsor, The Earl of St. Andrews

George Windsor, The Earl of St. Andrews was born 26 June 1962 as the eldest son of Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent & Katharine, The Duchess of Kent{Source}. He has a younger brother and sister, two siblings-in-law, and
  1. The Lady Helen Taylor (1964)
    1. Timothy Taylor (m. 1992)
      1. Columbus George Donald Taylor (1994)
      2. Cassius Edward Taylor (1996)
      3. Eloise Olivia Katherine Taylor (2003)
      4. Estella Olga Elizabeth Taylor (2004)
  2. Lord Nicholas Windsor (1970)
    1. Lady Nicolas Windsor (Paola) (1969, m. 2006)
      1. Master Albert Louis Philip Edward Windsor (2007)
      2. Master Leopold Ernest Augustus Guelph Windsor (2008)
      3. Master Louis Arthur Nicholas Felix Windsor (2014)

He was educated in England. He attended Eton College and The University of Cambridge's Downing College. 

He, like much of his family, participates in charity work. He is a trustee of the SOS Children's Villages UK. He is a patron of  the Association for the International Cancer Research. In April 2012, he joined the board of trustees of the Next Century Foundation. He os a Patron of the Welsh Sinfonia. He is a trustee of the Global eHealth Foundation.

He married Sylvanna, The Countess of St. Andrews on 9 January 1988{Source}. Together, they have three children{Source}:
  1. Edward Windsor, Lord Downpatrick (1988)
  2. The Lady Mariana-Charlotte Windsor (1992)
  3. The Lady Amelia Windsor (1995)

Upon his marrige, due to his wife's catholic faith, he was barrred from succession. However, once the new succession rules came into play in 2015, he became 35th in succession. However, due to his two eldest children becoming Catholics in their teens, they are still barred from the throne. He is followed in succession by his youngest daughter, The Lady Amelia. He is currently first in succesion for the Dukedom of Kent, followed by his son and brother.

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