Lesser known cousin who attended school with George and Charlotte


Most know the likes of Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, but there are plenty of other royal children who fly relatively under the radar.

Despite her ties to such a prestigious family, one of them is Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina Windsor, the daughter of Lord Frederick Windsor and British actress Sophie Winkleman.

The young royal was born on August 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California – a few weeks after her distant cousin George and even attended the same school, Thomas’s London Day School in Battersea, as George and Charlotte, reports the Daily Mirror.

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Maud is the granddaughter of the Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, which makes her the great-granddaughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent and the great-great-granddaughter of the King George V.

Maud Windsor used to see Prince George and Princess Charlotte at school but is a relatively unknown royal

Maud is named after several of her royal ancestors and is currently 54th in line for the throne.

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Her first name comes from Queen Maud of Norway, who was a daughter of King Edward VII and Elizabeth is in honor of the Queen.

Her other middle name, Daphne, comes from Sophie’s grandmother and Marina was the name of Lord Frederick’s grandmother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte before they leave for Thomas's Battersea on their first day at school
Prince George and Princess Charlotte before they leave for Thomas’s Battersea on their first day at school

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Little Maud has a younger sister named Isabella Alexandra May Windsor and she shares a close relationship with her royal cousins, George and Charlotte at school in London.

In an interview with Hello, Sophie gave details of the royal cousins’ closeness: “We were invited for tea at Kensington Palace just before Charlotte was born.

“Maud and George got along very well. He is a very intelligent and articulate little boy and he spoke well before other toddlers his age.”




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