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York, Duke of (UK, 1986)


Creation: let. pat. 23 Jul 1986


Family name: Mountbatten-Windsor





The Royal Arms as borne by HM Queen Elizabeth II differenced by a Label of three points Argent charged on the centre point with an Anchor Azure


On a Coronet of Crosses Patty and Fleurs-de-Lis a Lion statant guardant Or crowned with a like Coronet and differenced by a Label as in the Arms


Same as the Royal Arms differenced by a like Coronet and Label


Dieu et Mon Droit (God and my right)


Note - Arms and supporters were assigned to HRH Princess Beatrice of York by a Warrant dated 18 Jul 2006. The arms are: Within a Lozenge ensigned by a Coronet composed of four Crosses formy and four Strawberry Leaves Our Royal Arms differenced by a Label of five points Argent the centre and exterior points charged with a Bee volant proper. The supporters are: Our Royal Supporters charged with the like Coronet and Label.



*HRH Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward, 1st Duke of York, KG GCVO ADC

2nd son of Queen Elizabeth II by her husband HRH Prince Philip, 1st Duke of Edinburgh


19 Feb 1960


23 Jul 1986 (div. 30 May 1996) Sarah Margaret Ferguson (b. 15 Oct 1959), 2nd dau. of Maj Ronald Ivor Ferguson, of Dummer House, Basingstoke, co. Hampshire (by his first wife Susan Mary Wright, dau. of Fitzherbert Wright), 1st son of Col Andrew Henry Ferguson, of Dummer House, Basingstoke, co. Hampshire, by his wife Marian Louise Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 1st dau. of Lt Col Lord Herbert Andrew Montagu-Douglas-Scott CMG DSO (by his wife Marie Josephine Edwards, 2nd dau. of James Edwards), 5th son of William Henry Walter [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 6th Duke of Buccleuch


1. *HRH Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York (b. 8 Aug 1988)

2. *HRH Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York (b. 23 Mar 1990)


23 Jul 1986 Baron Killyleagh, Earl of Inverness and Duke of York


CVO 1979; Personal ADC to the Queen 1984; Knight of the Garter 2006; GCVO 2011


There is no heir to the Dukedom of York.





The arms of HRH Princess Beatrice of York and HRH Princess Eugenie of York


Last updated 20 Feb 2011




1st Duke of York

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 23 Jul 1986)

1st Earl of Inverness

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 23 Jul 1986)

1st Baron Killyleagh

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 23 Jul 1986)



Buckingham Palace, London SW1 1AA



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