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Tragic Loss: Thomas Kingston, Husband of Lady Gabriella Windsor, Found Dead at 45

In a heartbreaking turn of events, Thomas Kingston, the 45-year-old husband of Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, was found dead at an address in Gloucestershire on Sunday evening. The sudden and unexpected passing has sent shockwaves through the extended British royal family.

Thomas Kingston, known as Tom, was a financier who married into the royal family in a beautiful ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in May 2019. The intimate wedding was attended by several senior members of the royal family, including Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

The news was confirmed by Buckingham Palace, which released a statement expressing condolences and describing Thomas Kingston as a “much-loved member of the family.” The King and Queen, second cousins to Lady Gabriella, conveyed their deepest thoughts and prayers to Lady Gabriella and the entire Kingston family.

Lady Gabriella, currently 56th in line to the British throne, released a joint statement with Thomas’s family, saying, “It is with the deepest sorrow that we announce the death of Thomas Kingston, our beloved husband, son, and brother. Tom was an exceptional man who lit up the lives of all who knew him. His death has come as a great shock to the whole family, and we ask you to respect our privacy as we mourn his passing.”

The circumstances surrounding Thomas Kingston’s death remain unclear, and an official inquest will be held to determine the cause. However, initial reports suggest that there are no suspicious circumstances, and no other parties are believed to be involved.

Thomas Kingston, a Bristol University graduate with a degree in economic history, had a diverse career that included working as a project manager for a government-sponsored conflict resolution project in Iraq. He later joined Schroder’s Asset Management in London and became a director of Devonport Capital, specializing in providing finance for companies in emerging economies.

Lady Gabriella, known as Ella, is not a working member of the Royal Family but has been a familiar face at various royal events alongside her late husband. The couple attended significant occasions, including Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022 and royal gatherings like Wimbledon and Royal Ascot.

This tragic loss comes amid other headlines regarding Prince William, who unexpectedly withdrew from a memorial service for King Constantine of Greece, citing personal reasons unrelated to Thomas Kingston’s passing.

As the royal family and the wider community mourn the untimely death of Thomas Kingston, further details surrounding the circumstances and funeral arrangements are awaited, and the royal household is providing support to Lady Gabriella and the Kingston family during this difficult time.