Duke of Kent

Duke of Kent

Britain's Duke of Kent has made his first public appearance since suffering a stroke.

The duke - cousin of Queen Elizabeth - paraded with the Scots Guards down London's Mall on Sunday (14.04.13) as part of their Regimental Remembrance Sunday Service at the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks.

The 77-year-old royal looked in good health as he resumed his role as Colonel of the Regiment for the march.

He graduated from Sandhurst in 1955 with the title of Second Lieutenant in the Royal Scots Greys, proceeding to serve a military career of 21 years with his regiment at home and overseas.

He has been the president of the Stroke Association for more than 20 years and was rushed into hospital last month after suffering a lapse of his own.

The charity's chief Jon Barrick appreciates the support from the royal, even during his ill-health, and believes he has always shown "tremendous support and dedication" to the cause.

The duke is the son of the late Prince George, the fourth son of the queen's grandfather King George V.

He is best known as president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and presents the Wimbledon trophies each summer.

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  1. by Jacquelin Banks 16th Apr 2013 15:23

    If you please, that is not a photo of the Duke of Kent, but rather it is Prince Michael of Kent, the Duke's younger brother.

  2. by Earl 16th Apr 2013 22:15

    The photo is not HRH The Duke of Kent; rather, his younger brother Prince Michael.

  3. by Beryl Miller 20th Apr 2013 11:19

    I think the photo is of Prince Michael of Kent, not the Duke of Kent

  4. by NAVEED 22nd Apr 2013 06:54

    Incorrect picture. The person shown is Prince Michael of Kent, the Duke of Kent's younger brother!

  5. by Tony Fatone 22nd Apr 2013 16:45

    The photo you have chosen as that of the Duke of Kent is actually his younger brother, Prince Michael of Kent. The Duke of Kent does not have a beard.

  6. by Mark 22nd Apr 2013 17:46

    The picture that you have featuring the Duke of Kent, is actually his younger brother the Prince Michael of Kent.