Princess Alexandra married The Honourable Angus Ogilvy, a businessman and second son of the Earl of Airlie, in 1963. Queen Elizabeth offered him an earldom at the time of his wedding, which he turned down. He was created a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order 25 years later in recognition of his charity work. He was also made a Privy Councilor in 1997. He died of cancer in 2004.