Princess Margaret, daughter of George VI
Born: 21 Aug, 1930
Died: 09 Feb, 2002
Wedding Date: 06 May, 1960

Margaret Rose was the second daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother). She was born at Glamis Castle in Scotland on 21 August 1930. She supported many children's charities and the St John Ambulance Association and had a great interest in ballet, art and the theatre.


On 6 May 1960 Princess Margaret married Antony Armstrong-Jones (later Earl of Snowdon) in Westminster Abbey. The couple had two children, David, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah (Chatto), but later divorced. Lord Snowdon died in January 2017 and a memorial service was held for him at St Margaret's Westminster.


She died a few months before her mother on 9 February 2002. The funeral and burial was at Windsor, with a memorial service held in the Abbey on 19 April.

Further information:

Wedding Order of Service (PDF, 392 KB)

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