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Prince Edward

(1964-), Third son of Queen Elizabeth II

Prince Edward Antony Richard Louis, Earl of Wessex

Sitter in 27 portraits
The youngest of the four children of HM The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, he became interested in drama while studying at Cambridge and resigned from the Royal Marines (1987) in order to work professionally in the theatre. He has written and narrated features for television and, as a Trustee, is actively involved in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme for young people.

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Queen Elizabeth II and her family

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
C-type colour print, Summer 1972
NPG P1578

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Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Philip; Prince Edward; Prince Andrew, Duke of York

by Godfrey Argent
C-type colour print, October 1974
NPG P1411

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'Christmas at Windsor Castle, decorating the tree'

by Joan Williams
C-type colour print, 1969
NPG x199582

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Prince Edward

by Tom Blau
bromide print, 1972
NPG x29587

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Prince Edward

by Tom Blau
bromide print, 1972
NPG x29588

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Prince Edward

by Tim Graham
C-type colour print, 1982
NPG x76886

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