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Henry Fitzalan-Howard, Earl of Arundel

Henry Miles Fitzalan-Howard, Earl of Arundel (born 3 December 1987), is a British nobleman and racing driver. He is the eldest son and heir of the Dukedom of Norfolk. He was known as Lord Maltravers from birth until his father's accession as Duke in 2002.

Earl of Arundel
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BornHenry Fitzalan-Howard
(1987-12-03) 3 December 1987 (age 31)
London, England
NationalityBritish
Spouse(s)
Cecilia Colacicchi (m. 2016)
IssueLady Flora Fitzalan-Howard
Parents
British F3 career
Debut season2008
Current teamCarlin Motorsport
Car no.2
Former teamsRäikkönen Robertson Racing
Starts41
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish9th in 2009
Previous series
2006–2007Formula BMW UK

Education and careerEdit

Lord Arundel was an economics student at Bristol University[1] but is best recognised for his presence on the Formula racing circuit, including a 2007 third-place finish in the Formula BMW UK. He raced for Räikkönen Robertson Racing in 2008 and Carlin Motorsport in 2009.

In 2006, under the name Henry Arundel, he competed in the Formula BMW UK Championship, driving for Fortec Motorsport, and winning the Rookie Cup.[2][3]

Arundel was elected to the Motor Sports Association Race Elite Scheme in April 2007, along with 5 other drivers in various British series. In 2008, Arundel raced for Räikkönen Robertson Racing in the British Formula Three Championship. He scored 21 points, finishing 15th in the standings. Arundel signed for reigning champions Carlin Motorsport for 2009.[4]

The earl also enjoys skiing, hiking, and climbing.

Personal lifeEdit

He married Cecilia Mary Elizabeth dei Conti Colacicchi at Arundel Cathedral on 16 July 2016.[5] Cecilia is the daughter of William Colacicchi (son of Mary Helen Renshaw and of Paul Edward Colacicchi, who was grandson of Odoardo Colacicchi, noble of Anagni, created papal count in 1928) and of Clare Elizabeth Vivienne Clutterbuck (daughter of Richard Gray Clutterbuck, of Rowington, and of Gillian Margaret Harding, of Old Springs, herself a descendant of the Somers-Cocks, Baron Somers: both parents of Clare Clutterbuck belonged to gentry families). Odoardo Colacicchi married Elizabeth Isabella Boyes, sister of Victoria Cross recipient Duncan Gordon Boyes.[6] They have a daughter, Lady Flora Mary Isabella Fitzalan-Howard (born on 10 November 2018).

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 3 December 1987 — 24 June 2002: Lord Maltravers
  • 24 June 2002 – present: Earl of Arundel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gripper, Ann (10 April 2009). "British F3 International series 2009: Henry Arundel driver profile". The Mirror. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  2. ^ Henry Arundel profile in 2006 Archived 12 November 2006 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Description of Arundel's success Archived 19 November 2006 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ English, Stephen (30 October 2008). "Arundel joins Carlin for 2009". Autosport.com. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Wedding of The Earl of Arundel - 16th July 2016". Arundel Town Council. 7 July 2016. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Elizabeth Isabella Boyes". Meredith of Herefordshire Genealogy Database. 3 April 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
Court offices
Preceded by
Lord Eskdaill
Page of Honour
1999–2002
Succeeded by
Archibald Young
Preceded by
The Marquess of Reading
United Kingdom Order of Precedence
(gentlemen)
Succeeded by
Sebastian Seymour, Lord Seymour