Lucius Cary, 15th Viscount Falkland

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Lucius Edward William Plantagenet Cary, 15th Viscount Falkland (born 8 May 1935) is a British politician and hereditary peer.

Background and education[edit]

Cary is the elder son of Lucius Cary, 14th Viscount Falkland and Constance Mary Berry. He was educated at Wellington College.

Political career[edit]

Cary succeeded his father in the viscountcy in 1984 and sat in the House of Lords with the Social Democratic Party, later joining the Liberal Democrats. He was elected to remain in the House of Lords as an office-holder following the removal of the majority of hereditary peers under the House of Lords Act 1999. In 2011 Falkland left the Liberal Democrats and now sits as a Crossbencher.[1] He is a supporter of the British Humanist Association.[citation needed]. He is a Vice-President of the Royal Stuart Society since 2015.


Lord Falkland was married in 1962 (divorced 1990) to Caroline Anne Butler, with whom he had four children:

He married again in 1990 to Nicole Falkland, with whom he has one child:

  • Hon. Charles Byron Milburn Cary (born 1992)


Arms of Lucius Cary, 15th Viscount Falkland
A Coronet of a Viscount
A Swan wings elevated proper
Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Argent on a Bend Sable three Roses of the field barbed and seeded proper (Cary); 2nd, Sable two Bars nebuly Ermine (Spencer of Spencer Combe); 4th, France and England quarterly with a Bordure company Argent and Azure (Beaufort)
Dexter: An Unicorn Argent armed crined tufted and unguled Or; Sinister: A Lion guardant proper ducally crowned and gorged with a Plain Collar Or
In Utroque Fidelis (Faithful in both)


External links[edit]

Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Lucius Henry Charles Plantagenet Cary
Viscount of Falkland