HRH Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex - Who is next in line for the throne?
HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex is the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Edward Antony Richard Louis was born on March 10, 1964. His Royal Highness The Prince Edward His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Prince Edward is the only son of the Queen’s who was not given the title of Duke when married. Instead, she was made the Earl of Wessex. The question is, why? Normally all children of the ruling monarch upon marriage are given a Dukedom. The rumor is that he requested to be named the Earl of Wessex because of