David Ward, 5th Earl of Dudley
William Humble David Jeremy Ward, 5th Earl of Dudley, 15th Baron Ward (born 27 March 1947), styled Viscount Ednam from 1969 until 2013, is a British peer.
Background and family
He is the son of William Ward, 4th Earl of Dudley, whom he succeeded in 2013. David Ward is the cousin of the actress and director Rachel Ward. He married Sarah Mary Coats on 3 July 1972; they divorced in 1976. He then married Debra Louise Pinney in 1976; they had a daughter, Bethany Rowena Ward, in 1977, and were divorced in 1980. He was educated at Eton College and at Oxford. In 2003, he lived in France.
He succeeded his father as 5th Earl of Dudley and 15th Baron Ward upon his father's death.
- "The Earl of Dudley – Obituary". The Telegraph. 29 November 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
- "William Humble David Jeremy Ward, 5th Earl of Dudley", thepeerage.com
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