Henry Lascelles, 5th Earl of Harewood

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Henry Ulrick Lascelles, 5th Earl of Harewood GCVO, 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.

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.[1]

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


  1. ^ "The King - the special Embassies" The Times (London). Saturday, 23 March 1901. (36410), p. 12.

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