Monday, October 19, 2009

Duchess of Kent and baby "doing nicely

October 19, 1935

The Duchess of Kent, the wife of King George's fourth son, and her infant son are making good process, according to the final bulletin released today. "Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent had made an interrupted recovery. The infant prince is doing well in every way and is steadily gaining weight."
The report was released to the Associated Press and other international news organizations.
The infant prince is the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Kent. He was born on October 9 at his parents' home, 3 Belgrave Square, in London.
The former Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark and the Duke of Kent were in married on November 29, 1934 at Westminster Abbey.
The infant prince's names have not yet been announced.
No further bulletins will be issued.

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