Honorary Freedom - HRH The Duke of Kent

On 9th July 1935 His Royal Highness Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942) was presented with the Honorary Freedom of the Company during a Ceremony at Stationers' Hall.

 

The Company holds a copy of the Programme from this event which has been

The Musicians' Company Archive Project
The Musicians' Company Archive Project

bound into a folder (shown right) along with a copy of the Duke's speech after dinner, a few newspaper cuttings and the Table Plan of the dinner. Click on the images below of individual pages to scroll through; click on Go to link to expand further.

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The Duke was killed in a plane crash over Iceland in 1942. His widow, HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, was made an Honorary Freeman on 12th October 1943.

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