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Monarchs

Present Royal Family

Children

  • Charles, Prince of Wales [r]: Heir to the United Kingdom throne and eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; father of Princes William and Harry. [e]
  • Anne, Princess Royal [r]: Second child and only daughter of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]
  • Andrew, Duke of York [r]: Third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]

  • Edward, Earl of Wessex [r]: Fourth child and youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]
  • Prince William of Wales [r]: Second in line to the United Kingdom throne; elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales and grandson of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. [e]
  • Prince Henry of Wales [r]:
  1. REDIRECT Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex/Definition [e]

Other relatives

  • George VI of the United Kingdom [r]: 1895-1952, King of the United Kingdom and its Dominions, and the last Emperor of India and King of Ireland (reigned 1936-1952); father of Queen Elizabeth II and second son of King George V. [e]
  • Elizabeth, the Queen Mother [r]: 1900-2002, born Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, became Queen to George VI of the United Kingdom until his death in 1952; was the mother of Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. [e]
  • Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon [r]: (1930-2002), younger daughter of George VI of the United Kingdom and sister to Elizabeth II; known for controversies regarding her private life and for being prevented from marrying a divorcé in the 1950s. [e]

Other related topics

  • Monarchy [r]: A form of government in which a single person, or monarch, is the head of state. [e]
  • Government of the United Kingdom [r]: Constitutional government where executive authority notionally lies with the monarch but is exercised in practice by her ministers, and is the collective name for these ministers. [e]