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Earl of Snowdon

Earldom of Snowdon
Arms of the Earl of Snowdon
Creation date 1961
Monarch Elizabeth II
Peerage Peerage of the United Kingdom
First holder Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
Present holder Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
Heir apparent David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley
Remainder to the 1st Earl's heirs male whatsoever
Subsidiary titles Viscount Linley

Earl of Snowdon is a title in the George III.

In November 1999, Lord Snowdon received a life peerage as Baron Armstrong-Jones,[2][3] under a device designed to allow first-generation hereditaries to retain their seats in the House of Lords, after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999.

Earls of Snowdon (1961)

The heir apparent is the present holder's son David Albert Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (b. 1961)

The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son the Honourable Charles Patrick Inigo Armstrong-Jones (b. 1999)


  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 42481. p. 7199. 6 October 1961. Retrieved 13 July 2009.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 55672. p. 12349. 19 November 1999.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 55676. p. 12465. 23 November 1999.
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