David Conner is a British Anglican bishop. Learn about the Dean of Windsor age and bio.
David Conner conducted the funeral of Prince Philip on April 17, 2021, as requested by the prince back in 2013.
The prince planned his funeral ahead of time after stepping down from his royal duties. Prince Philip’s body was carried in customized Land Rover inside a wool coffin.
The queen’s official chaplain, Rev. David Conner also officiated the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank wedding at St. George’s chapel in 2018.
David Conner Age Explored
Conner is 74 years of age as of 2021.
He was born on 6 April 1947 in Kent, England. Conner was born to William Ernest Conner and Joan Millington Conner.
He has been serving as the dean of Windsor since 1998. The royals are close to him since he held the position for more than 30 years.
David Conner Wikipedia
Conner is available on Wikipedia as David Conner (Bishop).
He is a graduate of Exeter College, Oxford, and St. Stephen’s House, Oxford. Conner was ordained as a deacon at St. Martin’s, Fenny Stratford by the then Bishop of Buckingham on 29 June 1971. After ordination, he moved to St. Edward’s School, Oxford for chaplaincy.
Conner served as Bishop of Lynn from 1994 to 1998. He was appointed as the Dean of Windsor in 1998. He also holds the position of Register of the Order of the Garter and domestic chaplain to the queen.
The Queen arrives at St George’s Chapel, where she is greeted by the Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner.
Prince Philip’s coffin is followed by senior royals, including the Prince of Wales, Princess Royal, and Princes William and Harry.https://t.co/5veRhyq58Z pic.twitter.com/bfU3fuRJpY
— Sky News (@SkyNews) April 17, 2021
He served as the Bishop of the Forces from 2001 to 2009.
In the 2010 New Year Honours, Conner was appointed as the Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO).
Everything On His Wife and Family
David Conner married his wife Jayne Maria Evans in 1969.
David Conner and his wife have two sons in their family. Their names have not been revealed.
It is not known what his sons do for a living.
Prince Philip Funeral Update
In recent times, Prince Philip and the queen spent most of their time in Windsor. Buckingham Palace was always seen as the office while Windsor was regarded as home by the royals.
David Conner presides at St. George Chapel, the place very close to the Royals. 10 former sovereigns were buried in St George’s Chapel, including the Queen’s father, King George VI.
From the beginning moments of the procession to Rev. David Conner’s final blessing, here are 25 photos that capture the somber spirit of Saturday’s events.https://t.co/A0xCGaGXQe
— Esquire (@esquire) April 17, 2021
Prince Philip requested the officials to conduct his funeral at the same place in 2013.
During the funeral, the dean paid a beautiful tribute to the Prince by reminiscing his courage, fortitude, and loyalty.