The British royal family has an extensive history and is undoubtedly a large unit.
The British royal family has a very important place in history. Moreover, over the years the royals have managed to capture the attention of the people by keeping up with their traditions. Though many are familiar with the immediate members of the royal household, there are important names that one should know. Here are some of them:
The Prince is the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He was given the title Earl of Wessex and Viscount Severn after he tied the knot with Sophie Rhys-Jones in 1999. The father of two served a brief period with the Royal Marines but left it behind to support the Queen with official duties. Additionally, Prince Edward carries out public engagements for charities and also has his own TV production company.
Louis born to Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer is the heir to the Althorpe estate. Though he has three sisters, as per old British laws, Louis will eventually inherit the title of Earl and the estate from his father, according to Marie Claire. Born in 1994, Louis was raised in South Africa. He studied at the University of Edinburgh.
Known as the Duke of York, Prince Andrew is the eighth in line to the throne. He is the third child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. According to the BBC, Prince Andrew became the Duke of York after his marriage to Sarah Ferguson. The 60-year-old who is now divorced has two daughters, Beatrice and Eugenie.
The Princess is the Queen's only daughter and her second child. She was married twice and carries the title, Princess Royal. According to BBC, she is the first royal member to ever use the surname Mountbatten-Windsor in an official document. The mother of two has been the president of Save the Children since 1970. She is also involved with other charities.
Amelia Spencer is one of Charles Spencer's seven children. She is also the first cousin of Prince Harry and William. She was raised in South Africa as her family relocated there in 1995, according to Tatler. The 28-year-old got engaged to her boyfriend of 11 years, Greg Mallett in July 2020.
Eliza Spencer is Amelia Spencer's twin sister. Like the other children of the family, Eliza was also raised in South Africa. She was born in July 1992.
Born in 1977 to Princess Anne, Philips is the eldest of the queen's grandchildren. Philips does not have any royal titles as children descending from the female line are not given any. He is married to Canadian Autumn Kelly and has two children, Savannah and Isla. His children, too, do not have any titles as he refused an earldom when he married.
Tindall is the daughter of Princess Anne. She is married to former England rugby player Mike Tindall and has two children. Like her brother, Tindall too does not have a royal title. She has a very successful riding career. She won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics competing as an equestrian and has also been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for the same.
The Princess known as Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York is the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson. The 32-year-old married property tycoon Edoardo Mapelli Mozz at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge in July 2020.
Born in 1990, she is the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York. Similar to her sister, Princess Eugenie also does not have an official surname. Meanwhile, her full title is Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York. She married her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle in 2018.
Kitty is the daughter of Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, and his first wife Victoria Lockwood. Kitty is Harry and Williams's first cousin. She is the eldest among the Earl's seven children. Kitty who was raised in South Africa is considered to be one of the most beautiful members of the family. The established model has walked the ramp for high-end designers like Dolce and Gabbana. She has also appeared on the cover of Vogue Japan, according to Heart magazine.
Viscount Severn is the son of Earl and Countess of Wessex. Instead of being called Prince, his parents gave him a "courtesy" title as the son of Earl. This decision is thought to reduce his burdens of royal duties when he grows up.
Born in 2003, she is the eldest child of Prince Edward. She is also the youngest granddaughter of the Queen. Like her brother, she is also given a "courtesy" title.
Born in 2010, Savannah is the daughter of Peter Philips. She is the first great-grandchild of the queen.