The royal family tree explained

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coronation of King Charles III will finally happen on Saturday 6 May 2023, nearly eight months after he ascended the British throne following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II,

Ahead of the big event, many may be wondering what the royal family tree looks like.

Until 8 September 2022, when she dies at the age of 96 at her beloved Balmoral estate in rural Aberdeenshire, the late Queen sits at the helm, as she had during her extraordinary 70-year reign, the longest of any monarch in our history. had the longest reign.

It began when he succeeded his father George IV in 1952, and ended with him inviting his 15th prime minister, Liz Truss, to form a new government in the year of his platinum jubilee celebrations.

In her final hours, spent under medical supervision at her Scottish residence, many of the Queen’s immediate family rushed to be at her bedside to say goodbye, including her sons Charles, Andrew and Edward and grandsons William and Harry (whose bitterness overshadowed royal concerns in recent months).

the queen married Prince Philip In 1947. The Duke of Edinburgh was her husband, wife and rock for nearly 74 years until he passed away in April 2021.

The couple had four children: Charles, now King Charles III and formerly the Prince of Wales, born in 1948; Anne, The Princess Royal (born 1950); Andrew, Duke of York (1960); and Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964).

Charles had two late sons from an ultimately unhappy marriage. Princess DianaWilliam and Harry, the former are now heirs to the British throne.


Prince William married Kate Middleton in 2011 and Now-Duke of Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge They have three children of their own, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, who were all attending their own first full day at lambrock school On the day of the late Queen’s demise in Berkshire, hence his absence, and that of his mother, from Her Majesty’s bedside.

prince harry Married to American actress meghan markle in 2018 but the couple has since severed their official ties with the royal family and relocated to the US. They have two children: Archie and Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor.

princess anne Meanwhile the Queen was presented with two grandchildren from her first marriage to Captain Mark Phillips: Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall, the latter a successful equestrian married to former England rugby player Mike Tindall.

The Queen with members of the royal family at Buckingham Palace


Mr Phillip and his ex-wife Autumn have two daughters, Savannah and Isla, while the Tindalls have three children: Mia, Lena and Lucas.

The Duke of York, who has recently faced tough questions about his friendship with notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and his partner Ghislaine Maxwell, is also divorced but from his marriages to Sarah Ferguson, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. Have two daughters.

Both princesses have married and each had their first child last year – Beatrice gave birth to a daughter, Sienna Mapelli Mozzi, and Eugenie to a son, August Brooksbank – bringing the total number of the late queen’s grandchildren to 12.

Ultimately, Prince Edward He had two children from his marriage to Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex: Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and James Mountbatten-Windsor, Viscount Severn.