Duchess of Kent

The Duchess of Kent is the title given to the wife of the Duke of Kent.

Five women have held the title:

  • Jemima (died 1728), daughter of Thomas Crewe, 2nd Baron Crewe, first wife of Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent
  • Sophia (died 1748), daughter of William Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland, second wife of Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent
  • Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786–1861), wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, mother of Queen Victoria
  • Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906–1968), wife of Prince George, Duke of Kent
  • Katharine, Duchess of Kent (born 1933), wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (present incumbent)

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... Katharine is a direct descendant of Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658), 1st Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland (1653-1658), by his last daughter Frances Cromwell (1638-1720), through the Russells, the Franklands and the Worsleys ... Ancestors of Katharine, Duchess of Kent 16 ...

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