Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

Prince Edward Augustus oft he United Kingdom and Hanover, Duke of Kent and Strathern

Son of George III. King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and his wife Sophie Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 2. Nov 1767

Christened: Buckingham Palace 30. Nov 1767


Married: Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg 29. May 1818 and Kew Palace, Surrey 11. Jul 1818 Victoria, Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786-1861), daughter of Franz, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750-1806) and Augusta, Gräfin Reuss zu Ebersdorf (1757-1831)

Issue of marriage:

Illegitimate issue by Adelaide Dubus (1762-1789), musician:

Died: Woodbrook Cottage, Devon 23. Jan 1820 after a brief illness brought on by a long walk on a cold day.

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

Source: Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; Anthony Camp ”Royal Mistresses and Bastards. Fact and Fiction 1714-1936”, London 2007; for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page;