Edward Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh

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The Right Honourable
The Earl of Iveagh
Coronet of a British Earl.svg
Earl of Iveagh
Born (1969-07-10) 10 July 1969 (age 46)
County Kildare, Ireland
Residence Suffolk, UK, and Kildare, Ireland
Occupation Brewing and Land

Arthur Edward Rory Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh, DL (born 25 August 1969), styled Viscount Elveden until 1992, is a member of the Guinness family. An Anglo-Irish aristocrat, he is the son of Benjamin Guinness, 3rd Earl of Iveagh and Miranda Guinness. He is usually known to his family and friends as Edward Iveagh or Ned Iveagh.

On October 27, 2001, the earl married interior designer Clare Hazell, at the Church of St Andrew's and St Patrick's, Elveden, Suffolk.

Lord Iveagh lives on the 22,486 acre (91 km²) Elveden Estate in Suffolk, England, It operates as a 'one unit' farm concentrating on root vegetables with cereals as a break crop. Approximately 4,000 acres (16 km²) comprises forest.

Lord Iveagh sold Farmleigh, the family's Irish home, to the Irish Government in 1999.


Arms of Edward Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh
A Coronet of an Earl
1st: A Boar passant quarterly Or and Gules; 2nd: On a Pillar Argent encircled by a Ducal Coronet Or an Eagle preying on a Bird's Leg erased proper
Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Per saltire Gules and Azure a Lion rampant Or on a Chief Ermine a Dexter Hand couped at the wrist of the first (Guinness); 2nd and 3rd, Argent on a Fess between three Crescents Sable a Trefoil slipped Or (Lee)
On either side a Stag Gules collared gemel and attired Or each resting a hind hoof upon an Escutcheon Vert charged with a Lion rampant Or
Spes Mea In Deo (My hope is in God)


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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Francis Benjamin Guinness
Earl of Iveagh
Succeeded by