Nicholas Alexander, 7th Earl of Caledon

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Nicholas James Alexander

Born (1955-05-06) 6 May 1955 (age 67)
Wendy Coumantaros
(m. 1979; div. 1985)

Henrietta Newman
(m. 1989; div. bef. 2008)
Amanda Cayzer
(m. 2008)
Parent(s)The 6th Earl of Caledon
Anne Louise, Freiin de Graevenitz

Nicholas James Alexander, 7th Earl of Caledon, KCVO (born 6 May 1955), is the Lord Lieutenant of Country Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK.[1]


Alexander is the son of Denis Alexander the 6th Earl of Caledon (1920-1980) and Anne Louise, Freiin de Graevenitz (1927-1963). He was educated at Gordonstoun in Elgin, Scotland. He has been Lord Lieutenant of County Armagh since 1989 and is a Justice of the Peace. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in the 2015 New Year Honours.[2] He lives at Caledon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.[3]


Caledon has two sisters: Lady Tana Focke (born 1945) and Lady Elizabeth Jane Alexander (born 1962). He was married to Wendy Catherine Coumantaros from 1979 until 1985. He married Henrietta Mary Alison Newman on 19 December 1989 and they had two children: Frederick James Alexander, Viscount Alexander (born 15 October 1990) and Lady Leonora Jane Alexander (born 26 May 1993). [divorce citation required]. He married Amanda Cayzer in 2008.[4]

Honorary titles
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant of Armagh
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by Earl of Caledon


  1. ^ "Lord Lieutenant for Co Armagh features in Queen's Honours".
  2. ^ "No. 61092". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2014. p. N4.
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