• Short Summary

    During a family reunion at Konsington Palace, London, the Duke of Kent, 25, and Miss Katherine Worsley, 28, posed in the grounds,for photographers, Mar. 9.

  • Description

    During a family reunion at Konsington Palace, London, the Duke of Kent, 25, and Miss Katherine Worsley, 28, posed in the grounds,for photographers, Mar. 9. following the announcement of their engagement the previous day.

    The Duke, Cousin of the Queen and eighth in succession to the throne, became a general staff at the War Office in London, last month.The future Duchess of Kent is the only daughter of Sir William Worsley, the Lord lieutenant of Yorkshire - an office created by Henry VIII in 1549. The Queen's representative in the county, his office is chiefly ceremonial today.

    The engagement ring, chosen a few weeks ago in London, is a large sapphire with a single brilliant diamond on each side mounted in platinum.

    Later the young couple were joined by the Duke's mother, the Duchess of Kent, daughter of the late Prince Nicholas of Greece. Then Sir William and Lady Worsley:and Princess Alexandra, The Duke's sister, joined them.

    The wedding - at York Minister June 8 - will be the first Royal wedding there since Edward III married Queen Phillipa.. in 1328

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    Film ID:
    VLVA11W69DG4PFPDMRVQPWDYYAJIX
    Media URN:
    VLVA11W69DG4PFPDMRVQPWDYYAJIX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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