- David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley
Viscount Linley Born David Albert Charles Armstrong-Jones
3 November 1961
Clarence House, London
Title Viscount Linley (of Nymans) Spouse(s) Lady Serena Stanhope Parents Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
The Princess Margaret
Occupation Furniture maker
David Albert Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (born 3 November 1961), known professionally as David Linley, is an English furniture maker and chairman of the auction house Christie's UK. The son of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, he is a grandson of King George VI, and is 14th in the line of succession to the British Throne and heir-apparent to the Earldom of Snowdon.
Born at the Royal property, Clarence House, in London, Linley was educated at Bedales, where he developed a passion for arts and crafts. From 1980 to 1982 he studied at Parnham College for craftsmen in wood. He opened a workshop in Dorking where he designed and made furniture for three years before setting up his own company David Linley Furniture Ltd, now known as Linley, where he makes bespoke furniture, upholstery, and interior design products known for their neoclassical appearance and use of inlaid woods. He has written numerous books and lectured around the world.
After romances with Susannah Constantine, Kate Menzies, and Nicola Formby, Lord Linley married The Hon. Serena Stanhope, a daughter of Viscount Petersham (now Earl of Harrington), on 8 October 1993 at St. Margaret's Church.
His sister is Lady Sarah Chatto (née Armstrong-Jones), born 1 May 1964. He has a half-sister, Lady Frances von Hofmannsthal (née Armstrong-Jones), born 17 July 1979, who is a daughter of the 1st Earl of Snowdon by his second wife, Lucy Lindsay-Hogg. Viscount Linley has a half-brother, Jasper Cable-Alexander (born 30 April 1998), who is a son of the 1st Earl of Snowdon with Melanie Cable-Alexander, an editor at Country Life magazine.
Viscount Linley and his wife have two children:
Name Birth Notes The Hon. Charles Patrick Inigo Armstrong-Jones 1 July 1999 Born in London, second in line to the Earldom of Snowdon. Named in honour of the Prince of Wales; Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, the birthplace of his mother; and 17th century English architect and designer Inigo Jones. Six godparents: Lady Bruce Dundas (aka Ruth Kennedy), Nigel Harvey, Nick Powell, Orlando Rock, Lucinda Cecil and Rita Konig (lifestyle writer, Vogue columnist, and daughter of royal-family decorator Nina Campbell). The Hon. Margarita Elizabeth Rose Alleyne Armstrong-Jones 14 May 2002 Named for her paternal grandmother, the late Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, and great-aunt, Elizabeth II. Rose was, according to her father in an interview with Majesty Magazine, selected by her brother Charles. Alleyne is also one of her mother's middle names.
Titles, styles, and arms
- 3 November 1961 – present: Viscount Linley
Lord Linley is the son of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon and the 1st Earl of Snowdon; thus he is the nephew of Queen Elizabeth II, and a grandson of George VI. Though his mother was a princess, in the United Kingdom royal titles and styles are passed only from the father. Similarly, the children of Princess Anne do not hold titles. He does not hold the title Viscount Linley in his own right; rather, it is a courtesy title used by the eldest son and heir general of the Earl of Snowdon. If he outlives his father, Viscount Linley will assume the title, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, in his own right. At the time of his birth he was fifth in the line of succession to the British throne; he is currently in fourteenth place and is the first person in the line of succession who is not a descendant of the Queen.
Ancestors of David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley 16. Thomas Jones 8. Sir Robert Armstrong-Jones 17. Jane Elizabeth Jones 4. Ronald Armstrong-Jones 18. Sir Owen Roberts 9. Margaret Roberts 19. Jane Margaret Stagg 2. Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon 20. Ludwig Ernst Messel 10. Leonard Charles Rudolph Messel 21. Anne Cussans 5. Anne Messel 22. Edward Linley Sambourne 11. Maud Sambourne 23. Marion Herapath 1. David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley 24. Edward VII of the United Kingdom 12. George V of the United Kingdom 25. Princess Alexandra of Denmark 6. George VI of the United Kingdom 26. Francis, Duke of Teck 13. Princess Mary of Teck 27. Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge 3. Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom 28. Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne 14. Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne 29. Frances Dora Smith 7. Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon 30. Charles Cavendish-Bentinck 15. Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck 31. Caroline Louisa Burnaby
- ^ a b He is the only nephew of Queen Elizabeth II. "The Royal Family – Succession". The Royal Family. 17 December 2007. http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page5655.asp.
- ^ a b "David Linley appointed chaiman of Christie's UK" (Press release). Christie's. 3 November 2006. http://www.christies.com/presscenter/pdf/11032006/155215.pdf.
- ^ "marks of cadency in the British royal family". Heraldica.org. http://www.heraldica.org/topics/britain/cadency.htm. Retrieved 17 October 2008.
- Linley website
- Linley designed suites at the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
- Linley designed suites at Claridge's
- David Albert Charles Armstong-Jones, Viscount Linley (1961–), Son of Princess Margaret Rose and 1st Earl of Snowdon (National Portrait Gallery photographs)
British royalty Preceded by
Line of succession to the British throne
The Hon Charles Armstrong-Jones
Line of succession to the Earldom of Snowdon Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom Preceded by
The Duke of Gloucester
Order of Precedence in the United Kingdom (Gentlemen) England and Wales
The Sovereign • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh • HRH The Prince of Wales • HRH The Duke of York • HRH The Earl of Wessex • HRH The Duke of Cambridge • HRH Prince Henry of Wales • Viscount Severn • Mr Peter Phillips • Viscount Linley • HRH The Duke of Gloucester • HRH The Duke of Kent • HRH Prince Michael of Kent • The Most Rev and Rt Hon Rowan Williams • The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP • The Most Rev and Rt Hon John Sentamu • The Rt Hon David Cameron MP • The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP • The Rt Hon John Bercow MP • The Rt Hon The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers QC PC • The Rt Hon The Lord Judge QC PC • The Rt Hon Sir George Young, Bt MP • The Most Hon The Marquess of Cholmondeley KCVO • His Grace The Duke of Norfolk DL • His Grace The Duke of Abercorn KG • The Rt Hon The Earl Peel GCVO PC DL • The Rt Hon The Baron Vestey DL
The Sovereign • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh • HRH The Duke of Rothesay • HRH The Duke of York • HRH The Earl of Wessex • HRH The Duke of Cambridge • HRH Prince Henry of Wales • Viscount Severn • Mr Peter Phillips • Viscount Linley • HRH The Duke of Gloucester • HRH The Duke of Kent • HRH Prince Michael of Kent • The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP • The Rt Rev William Hewitt • The Rt Hon David Cameron MP • The Rt Hon John Bercow MP • The Rt Hon The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers QC PC • The Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP • Alex Fergusson MSP • The Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP • The Rt Hon The Earl of Erroll • His Grace The Duke of Argyll
The Sovereign • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh • HRH The Prince of Wales • HRH The Duke of York • HRH The Earl of Wessex • HRH The Duke of Cambridge • HRH Prince Henry of Wales • Viscount Severn • Mr Peter Phillips • Viscount Linley • HRH The Duke of Gloucester • HRH The Duke of Kent • HRH Prince Michael of Kent • His Eminence Cardinal Seán Brady • The Most Rev Alan Harper, OBE • The Most Rev Diarmuid Martin • The Most Rev John Niell • The Rt Rev Stafford Carson • The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP • The Rt Hon David Cameron MP • The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP • The Rt Hon John Bercow MP • The Rt Hon The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers QC PC • The Rt Hon Sir George Young, Bt MP • The Most Hon The Marquess of Cholmondeley KCVO • His Grace The Duke of Norfolk DL • The Rt Hon The Earl of Dalhousienot including short-term appointments, visiting dignitaries and most peersSevern · Linley · Mandeville · Drumlanrig · Raynham · Cranborne · Weymouth · Castlereagh · Erleigh · Ingestre · Andover · Fielding · Maidstone · Hinchingbrooke · Woodstock · Bury · Strathallan · Maitland · Garnock · Dupplin · Reidhaven · Kelburn · Tamworth · Chewton · Petersham · Lymington · Folkestone · Althorp · Stormont · Chelsea · FitzHarris · Dungarvan · Moore · Forbes · Duncannon · Ikerrin · Boyle · Stopford · Pollington · Kinsborough · Kirkwall · Jocelyn · Vaughan · Dunluce · Carlow · Crichton · Corry · Stuart · Suirdale · Alexander · Marsham · Grey de Wilton · Glentworth · Clive · Somerton · Sandon · Lascelles · Melgund · Grimston · Boringdon · Newport · Encombe · Curzon · Dunwich · Newry · Emlyn · Anson · Northland · Lambton · Coke · Campden · Enfield · Dangan · Ednam · Tarbat · Carlton · Garmoyle · Knebworth · Wolmer · St Cyres · Errington · Windsor · Hawkesbury · Borodale · Dawick · Elveden · Asquith · Glenapp · Cranfield · Corvedale · Ruthven of Canberra · Gwynedd · Macmillan of Ovenden · Ipswich · Strabane · Slane · Savernake · Aithrie
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