Henry Lascelles, 5th Earl of Harewood

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Henry Ulick Lascelles, 5th Earl of Harewood GCVO TD JP DL (21 August 1846 – 6 October 1929) was a British peer and the son of Henry Lascelles, 4th Earl of Harewood.

As a child, he lived at Goldsborough Hall in Goldsborough, North Yorkshire, which was the house for the heirs-in-waiting for Harewood House. During his lifetime the Lascelles family were still major landholders in Barbados.

He succeeded to titles of Earl of Harewood, Viscount Lascelles, and Baron Harewood on 24 June 1892.[1]

In early 1901 Lord Harewood was asked by King Edward to take part in a special diplomatic mission to announce the King´s accession to the governments of France, Spain, and Portugal.[2]

In 1908, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and was appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order in 1922.[3]

Family[edit]

On October 29, 1881, he married Lady Florence Bridgeman, daughter of Orlando Bridgeman, 3rd Earl of Bradford, and they had three children:

Styles of address[edit]

  • 1846-1857: The Honourable Henry U. Lascelles
  • 1857-1892: Viscount Lascelles
  • 1892-1908: The Right Honourable The Earl of Harewood
  • 1908-1922: The Right Honourable The Earl of Harewood KCVO
  • 1922-1929: The Right Honourable The Earl of Harewood GCVO

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Page 10365". The Peerage. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "The King - the special Embassies". The Times (36410). London. 23 March 1901. p. 12. 
  3. ^ "Page 10365". The Peerage. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
William Harrison-Broadley
Honorary Colonel of the Yorkshire Hussars
1898–1913
Succeeded by
The Lord Bolton
Preceded by
The Earl of Scarbrough
Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire
1904–1927
Succeeded by
Viscount Lascelles
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Lascelles
Earl of Harewood
1892–1929
Succeeded by
Henry Lascelles