BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD ALEXANDER WALTER WINDSOR 2ND DUKE GLOUCESTER 1944-

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: WETTIN

Descent English Royalty: Grandson George V King United Kingdom

Descent French Royalty: 16G Grandson Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 26G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 26 Aug 1944 Richard Alexander Walter Windsor 2nd Duke Gloucester was born to Henry Windsor 1st Duke Gloucester (44)

On 10 Jun 1974 Richard Alexander Walter Windsor 2nd Duke Gloucester (29) succeeded 2nd Duke Gloucester (5C 1928)

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Windsor 1st Duke Gloucester (Son George V King United Kingdom)

GrandFather: George V King United Kingdom (Son Edward VII King United Kingdom)

1G GrandFather: Edward VII King United Kingdom (1G Grandson George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Albert Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

3G GrandFather: Ernest Saxe-Coburg-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

4G GrandFather: Francis Saxe-Coburg-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

4G GrandMother: Augusta Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf

3G GrandMother: Louise Dorothea Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg

4G GrandFather: Augustus Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg Duke Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

4G GrandMother: Louise Charlotte Mecklenburg-Schwerin

2G GrandMother: Victoria Hanover I Queen United Queendom (Granddaughter George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: Edward Hanover 1st Duke Kent and Strathearn (Son George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland (Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandMother: Charlotte Mecklenburg-Strelitz

3G GrandMother: Marie Luise Victoria Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

4G GrandFather: Francis Saxe-Coburg-Gotha I Duke Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

4G GrandMother: Augusta Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf

1G GrandMother: Alexandra Glücksburg (3G Granddaughter George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Christian IX King Denmark (2G Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: Friedrich Wilhelm Glücksburg Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

4G GrandFather: Friedrich Karl Ludwig Oldenburg I Duke Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck

4G GrandMother: Friederike Schlieben

3G GrandMother: Louise Caroline Hesse-Kassel (1G Granddaughter George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Charles Hesse-Kassel (Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandMother: Louise Oldenburg (Granddaughter George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

2G GrandMother: Louise Hesse-Kassel (2G Granddaughter George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: William Hesse-Kassel (1G Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Frederick Hesse-Kassel (Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

GrandMother: Victoria Mary Teck Queen Consort England (1G Granddaughter George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland)

1G GrandFather: Francis Teck

2G GrandFather: Alexander Paul Ludwig Konstantin Teck

1G GrandMother: Mary Adelaide Hanover (Granddaughter George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Adolphus Hanover 1st Duke Cambridge (Son George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: George William Frederick III King Great Britain and Ireland (Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Frederick Louis Hanover (Son George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandMother: Augusta Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg

3G GrandMother: Charlotte Mecklenburg-Strelitz

2G GrandMother: Augusta Hesse-Kassel (1G Granddaughter George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: Frederick Hesse-Kassel (Grandson George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Frederick Hesse-Kassel

4G GrandMother: Mary Hanover (Daughter George Augustus II King Great Britain and Ireland)