2nd Royal split: Queen's nephew David Armstrong & wife Serena

2nd Royal split: Queen's nephew David Armstrong & wife Serena

- David and Serena announced they will be ending their marriage through their representative

- The couple was married in 1993 and together have two children

- David is the 22nd in line to the British throne

- He was the son of Queen Elizabeth II's sister, the late Princess Margaret and her late husband, Anthony Armstrong-Jones

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There seems to trouble in the Queen Elizabeth II's kingdom after the Earl of Snowdon, David Armstrong-Jones and his wife Countess Serena announced their divorce.

Briefly.co.za learnt that David and Serena who have been married for 26 years amicably agreed to file for a divorce bringing to an end their long union.

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Second royal separation: Queen's nephew David Armstrong to divorce with wife Serena after 26 years

Earl of Snowdown David Armstrong and Countess Serena have announced their divorce after 26 years in marriage.
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According to Time, the couple shared news of their divorce on Tuesday, February 18 through their representative.

David is the son of the Queen's late sister, Princess Margaret who died in 2002 and her photographer husband, the late Earl of Snowdon, Anthony Armstrong-Jones, who died in 2017.

Second royal separation: Queen's nephew David Armstrong to divorce with wife Serena after 26 years

Earl and Countess of Snowdon during their wedding in 1993. Photo: PA Media
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The Earl and Countess of Snowdon have two children 20-year-old Viscount Linley Charles Armstrong-Jones and Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones, 17.

David the 22nd in line to the British throne married in October 1993 at Westminister.

The couple in their statement asked the press to respect their privacy and that of their family.

Second royal separation: Queen's nephew David Armstrong to divorce with wife Serena after 26 years

David Armstrong, Wife Serena and their daughter Margarita posing with Queen Elizabeth II.
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News of their divorce comes less than a week after Queen's eldest grandson, Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn announced their split.

Phillips aged 42 and Autumn, 41, revealed to their families their decision to part ways at the end of 2019.

Phillips and Autumn wedded in 2008 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in a ceremony attended by senior royals including the Queen.

This is the latest blow to the royal family after the departure of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Prince Andrew stepping down amid scandals.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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