Henry Fitzalan-Howard, Earl of Arundel

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The Earl of Arundel
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Born Henry Fitzalan-Howard
(1987-12-03) 3 December 1987 (age 29)
Spouse(s) Cecilia Colacicchi
Parents Edward Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk
Georgina Fitzalan-Howard, Duchess of Norfolk

Henry Miles Fitzalan-Howard, Earl of Arundel (born 3 December 1987 in London), is a British nobleman and racing driver. He is the eldest son and heir of the 18th Duke of Norfolk and his wife Georgina. He was known as Lord Maltravers from birth until his father's accession as Duke in 2002.

Education and career[edit]

Lord Arundel is an economics student at Bristol University[when?] but is best recognized 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.[1][2]

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.[3]

The earl also enjoys skiing, hiking, and climbing.

Personal life[edit]

He married Cecilia dei Conti Colacicchi at Arundel Cathedral on 16 July 2016.[4] 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-winner Duncan Gordon Boyes.[5]


Henry Arundel
Nationality United Kingdom British
Born (1987-12-03) 3 December 1987 (age 29)
London (England)
British F3 career
Debut season 2008
Current team Carlin Motorsport
Car no. 2
Former teams Räikkönen Robertson Racing
Starts 41
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 9th in 2009
Previous series
2006–2007 Formula BMW UK

Titles and styles[edit]

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

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

Court offices
Preceded by
Lord Eskdaill
Page of Honour
1999–2002
Succeeded by
Archibald Young