Charles Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington
|Charles Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington|
Coat of Arms of the Earls of Harrington
|Born||Charles Henry Leicester Stanhope
20 July 1945
|Title||12th Earl of Harrington|
|Other titles||12th Viscount Petersham
12th Baron Harrington
9th Viscount Stanhope of Mahon
9th Baron Stanhope of Elvaston
|Predecessor||William Stanhope, 11th Earl of Harrington|
|Spouse(s)||Virginia Freeman-Jackson (1966-1983, div.)
|Issue||William Stanhope, Viscount Petersham
Serena Armstrong-Jones, Viscountess Linley
|Parents||William Stanhope, 11th Earl of Harrington
Eileen Foley Grey
Charles Henry Leicester Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington (born 20 July 1945), styled as Viscount Petersham from birth till 2009, is the son of William Stanhope, 11th Earl of Harrington and Eileen Grey, daughter of Sir John Foley Grey, 8th Baronet..
He married, firstly, Virginia Freeman-Jackson, on 14 September 1966 and they were divorced in 1983. They had two children:
- William Henry Leicester Stanhope, Viscount Petersham (born 14 October 1967), who is married to the former model Candida Bond, and has issue, one son and one daughter. A supporter of the Save the Rhino campaign, he lives at the family's Scottish estate, Crimonmogate.
- Serena Armstrong-Jones, Viscountess Linley (née Hon. Serena Alleyne Stanhope; born 1970), married David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley, nephew of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 October 1993, and has two children.
He married, secondly, the showjumper Anita Fugelsang, formerly the wife of Michael Howard, 21st Earl of Suffolk.
He was ranked 325th in the Sunday Times Rich List 2008 with an estimated wealth of £250m. He is the owner of some prime land in London. Though the net assets of his two main companies, Elvaston Investments and Stanhope Gardens, came in at about £5m in 2005, his total land holdings have been valued recently at about £250m.
|Ancestors of Charles Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington|
|Peerage of Great Britain|
William Henry Leicester Stanhope
|Earl of Harrington
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