Who’s who in the extended royal family?

We all know the likes of the Queen, Charles, and Catherine - but who are the other members of the British royal family?
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    Of course, at the head of the royal family is the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen was born in London in 1926 and ascended to the throne at the age of 27 after the death of her father, King George VI.

    The Queen is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states and their territories and dependencies, and head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations. And her 65-year reign is the longest one British monarch has ever sat on the throne.

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    The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have four children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Their eldest, Prince Charles, 71, will ascend to the throne, upon the Queen’s death, and become the reigning monarch.

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    Of course, many of us are well acquainted with the rest of Prince Charles family – his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, and their own families. But how well do you know the rest of the British royal family? Because as it turns out, there’s a whole lot of them…

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