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Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley

Charles Patrick Inigo Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (born 1 July 1999) is the son of David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, and Serena Armstrong-Jones, Countess of Snowdon. He is a great-grandson of King George VI through the king's younger daughter, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.[1] He is heir apparent to the Earldom of Snowdon and 22nd in the line of succession to the British throne, after his father.[2]

Charles Armstrong-Jones
Born (1999-07-01) 1 July 1999 (age 20)
TitleViscount Linley
Parents
RelativesPrincess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (grandmother) Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (great-aunt)
FamilyArmstrong-Jones family

BiographyEdit

Armstrong-Jones was born at The Portland Hospital for Women and Children in London on 1 July 1999. He was baptised at St James's Palace in 1999 and his godparents are Lady Bruce Dundas, Nigel Harvey, Nick Powell, Orlando Rock, Lucinda Cecil and Rita Konig.[1] He has a sister, Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones, who is three years younger. He uses his father's subsidiary title of Viscount Linley as a courtesy title.

In 2012, his grand-aunt Queen Elizabeth II appointed him to be her First Page of Honour.[3]

StylesEdit

  • 1 July 1999 — 13 January 2017: The Honourable Charles Armstrong-Jones
  • 13 January 2017–present: Viscount Linley

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Charles Armstrong-Jones". The Peerage. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Who's Who members of the Royal Family". Ukwhoswho.com. Retrieved 22 September 2011.
  3. ^ Walker, Tim (1 March 2012). "The Queen turns a page for Viscount Linley's son". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley
Born: 1 July 1999
Lines of succession
Preceded by
The Earl of Snowdon
Line of succession to the British throne
22nd position
Followed by
Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones
Court offices
Preceded by
Jack Soames
Page of Honour
2012–2015
Succeeded by
Lachlan Legge-Bourke