Thomas Kingston, Lady Gabriella Windsor’s husband, has died suddenly aged 45, Buckingham Palace announced.
Kingston, son-in-law of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, was found dead at an address in Gloucestershire on Sunday night and emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 6pm.
Lady Gabriella paid tribute to her financier husband, whom she married in 2019, in a joint statement with her family, describing him as an “exceptional man who illuminated the lives of all who knew him”.
They described his death as “a huge shock to the whole family.”
An investigation will be carried out to establish the cause of death, but there are no suspicious circumstances or other parties involved.
The King and Queen have sent their “deepest thoughts and prayers” to Lady Kingston and Mr Kingston’s family.
A statement on behalf of Lady Gabriella Kingston and Mr Kingston’s family read: “It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the death of Thomas Kingston, our beloved husband, son and brother.
‘Tom was an exceptional man who illuminated the lives of all who knew him. His death has been a great shock to the entire family and we ask that you respect our privacy as we mourn his passing.
Lady Gabriella Windsor’s husband Thomas Kingston (pictured together) has died aged 45, Buckingham Palace has announced.
Mr Kingston is the son-in-law of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
Thomas Kingston (L) and Lady Gabriella Windsor smile after their wedding ceremony, at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 18, 2019.
Thomas Kingston is pictured with Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Princess of Wales, at the Cheltenham Festival in 2013.
Mr Kingston (pictured with Lady Gabriella Kingston), 45, was found dead at an address in Gloucestershire on Sunday night.
Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor pictured at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in July 2019
Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston appear at Royal Ascot in June last year.
Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, parents of Lady Gabriella, attended a memorial service for King Constantine of Greece today.
A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said: “The King and Queen have been informed of Thomas’ death and join Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and all those who knew him in mourning a much-loved member of the family. “.
“In particular, Their Majesties send their deepest thoughts and prayers to Gabriella and the entire Kingston family.”
Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, parents of Lady Gabriella, attended a memorial service at St George’s Chapel for King Constantine of Greece today.
It is understood that Prince William’s absence from today’s funeral was not related to Mr Kingston’s death.
Kensington Palace had revealed earlier that day that the Prince of Wales had withdrawn from the memorial service due to a personal matter.
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