#366 Sarah, Duchess of York / Andy Holmes – 15 October 1959

Sarah, Duchess of York

Photo by Klem

Sarah, Duchess of York (born Sarah Margaret Ferguson; 15 October 1959) is a British charity patron, spokesperson, writer, film producer, television personality and former member of the British Royal Family. She was married to Queen Elizabeth II’s second son, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, from 1986 to 1996.

Andy Holmes

Andrew Jeremy (“Andy”) Holmes MBE (15 October 1959 – 24 October 2010) was a British rower. He rowed twice in the Olympic Games (in 1984 and 1988) with Sir Steve Redgrave. He was a gold medalist in the Men’s Coxed Fours in 1984 and in the Men’s Coxless Pairs in 1988, when he also took bronze in the coxed pair. He also rowed in the 1986 Commonwealth Games, winning the coxed fours and the coxless pairs. He died in London in 2010 after contracting a rare waterborne disease, Leptospirosis.


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