Philip Kent Grey, 7th Earl Grey

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The Earl Grey
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BornPhilip Kent Grey
(1940-05-11) 11 May 1940 (age 79)
Watford, Hertfordshire, England[1]
TitleEarl Grey
Tenure10 September 2013 – present
PredecessorRichard Grey, 6th Earl Grey
HeirAlexander Grey, Viscount Howick
Ann Catherine née Applegate
(m. 1968)
IssueAlexander Grey, Viscount Howick
Lady Vanessa Grey
ParentsAlbert Grey
Vera Harding

Philip Kent Grey, 7th Earl Grey (born 11 May 1940) is a British pilot and hereditary peer.[2]

His great-great-grandfather George (1809–1891) was the fourth son of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He had an elder brother, Richard, who succeeded to the peerage in 1963. Their father, Albert Harry George Campbell Grey, had served Canadian Armoured Corps when he was killed in 1942.[2]

Philip Grey succeeded his brother in 2013, becoming the 7th Earl Grey.[3]

In 1968, he married Ann Catherine Applegate, with whom he has two children: Alexander Edward, Viscount Howick (born 20 December 1968) and Lady Vanessa Catherine (born 1975).[2]


  1. ^ England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2007
  2. ^ a b c Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. p. 1664. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.
  3. ^ "Earl Grey". The Daily Telegraph. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Richard Fleming Grey
Earl Grey
Heir apparent:
Alexander Grey, Viscount Howick