Andrew, Duke of York

Born Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward of Edinburgh.

He was named for his grandfather, Andreas (Andrew) Prince of Greece and Denmark. Created Duke of York on his marriage in 1986.

Son of Queen Elizabeth II. of the United Kingdom (1926) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, formerly Prince of Greece and Denmark (1921).

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 19. Feb 1960

Christened: Buckingham Palace 8. Apr 1960


Married: Westminster Abbey, London 23. Jul 1986 (div. 1996) Sarah Ferguson (1959), daughter of Major Ronald Ferguson (1931-2003) by his first wife Susan Wright (1937-1998).


Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997;  GHdA, Fürsten II, Vol XVII 2004, Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008; for godparents see Yvonne Demoskoff: “Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page”