Who is Lady Gabriella Windsor?  The royal who passed out when the queen’s coffin arrived

Who is Lady Gabriella Windsor? The royal who passed out when the queen’s coffin arrived

The queen’s five-day stay in the state is now over, as the last of the mourners left Westminster Hall shortly after 6:30 am Monday morning (September 19).

Thousands of audience members lined up for up to 24 hours to say goodbye to the late monarch, with famous faces including David Beckham and Susanna Reid among those in attendance.

The arrival of the Queen’s coffin at Westminster Hall on Thursday 15 September caused a little commotion, however, distracting some members of the royal family.

Footage of the event shows Lady Gabriella Windsor appearing to collapse, with her husband, Thomas Kingston, turning to help his wife as staff members rush to assist them.

But who is Lady Gabriella Windsor and what is her relationship with the Queen?

Here’s everything you need to know.

Who is Lady Gabriella Windsor?

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston on their wedding day in 2019 (POOL / AFP via Getty Images)

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston on their wedding day in 2019 (POOL / AFP via Getty Images)

Lady Gabriella Kingston is the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and is the Queen’s second cousin.

Born on 23 April 1981, the 41-year-old is the 55th in the line of succession to the British throne, but at her birth she was the 18th in the line of succession.

She studied at Downe House School in Berkshire, an independent boarding school for girls, before studying for a degree in comparative literature and Hispanic studies at Brown University in the United States.

In 2012 he received a bachelor’s degree in social anthropology from Linacre College in Oxford.

He currently works as a freelance journalist, collaborating with The London magazineamong other publications.

She is also the director of the board of directors of the Playing for Change Foundation, a global non-profit arts and music education organization.

In addition, he has worked on projects in Latin America, including teaching English in Rio de Janeiro and working on music events in Buenos Aires.

In 2020, as a songwriter, she released two songs to raise money for the Playing for Change Foundation.

She is married to financier Thomas Henry Robin Kingston. The two were married in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on May 18, 2019.

For the ceremony, Lady Gabriella Kingston wore a dress by Italian designer Luisa Beccaria and the Kent City of London Fringe Tiara, which was once worn by her grandmother, Princess Marina of Kent.

How is Lady Gabriella Windsor related to the Queen?

Lady Gabriella Kingston with Prince and Princess Michael of Kent in 2010 (Getty Images)

Lady Gabriella Kingston with Prince and Princess Michael of Kent in 2010 (Getty Images)

Lady Gabriella is the daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, the Queen’s first cousin.

Lady Gabriella is currently the 55th in line of succession to the throne, behind her granddaughter, Isabella Windsor.

The royal has had a close relationship with the queen, as she was one of the guests at her wedding in 2019.

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