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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex Biography

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ABOUT
The youngest child of England's Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II who is eighth in the line of succession.
BEFORE FAME
He was accepted to Cambridge despite having far inferior grades and is the fourth of only five members of the Royal Family in history to have obtained a university degree.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Sophie Rhys-Jones, a public relations executive, in June 1999. The couple has a son named James and a daughter named Lady Louise.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He is the son of Queen Elizabeth II.
TRIVIA
He has taken over the Duke's role in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme, attending Gold Award ceremonies around the world ever since his father began to relinquish some of his duties due to old age.

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