Prince Edward, Yerl o Wessex

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Prince Edward
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The Earl at the weddin o Princess Madeleine o Swaden an Christopher O'Neill in Stockholm, Juin 2013
Earl of Wessex (mair)
Heir apparentJames, Viscoont Severn
Born (1964-03-10) 10 Mairch 1964 (age 56)
Buckingham Palace, Lunnon, Ingland
SpouseSophie, Coontess o Wessex
(m. 1999)
IssueLady Louise Windsor
James, Viscoont Severn
Full name
Edward Antony Richard Louis[1]
HooseHoose o Windsor
FaitherPrince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh
MitherElizabeth II
ReleegionKirk o Ingland

Prince Edward, Earl o Wessex KG GCVO ADC(P) (Edward Antony Richard Louis; born 10 Mairch 1964) is the third son an fowert (an youngest) bairn o Elizabeth II an Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh. At the time o his birth, he wis third in the line o succession tae the thrones o ten independent sovereign states kent as the Commonweelt realms; houiver, efter the births o twa childer each tae his twa elder brithers, an an evolution o the Commonweel, Prince Edward is nou aichth in line tae the thrones o saxteen kintras: the Unitit Kinrick, Canadae, Australie, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saunt Lucia, Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua an Barbuda, an Saunt Kitts an Nevis.

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  1. As a titled royal, Edward holds no surname, but, when one is used, it is Mountbatten-Windsor (although he has previously used Windsor and Wessex).

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