Wednesday, April 03, 2013

New private secretary for HRH Prince Harry

_. Prince Harry, increasing his work load as a senior member of the Royal Family,  has appointed a private secretary. The fellow is Capt Edward Lane Fox, 36, late the Blues & Royals, scion of the Lane Fox family, of Bramham Park, Boston Spa, West Yorkshire.

Edward Lane Fox, an army officer for several years and from a family long associated with the army, is the third and youngest son of the late George and Victoria Lane Fox, of Bramham Park, and was born in 1976.

Capt Lane Fox has two elder brothers, Nick, who now runs the family estate, and is married to Rachel Baring, a member of banking family, and James.

Edward's paternal grandmother was the Hon Marcia Agnes Mary Lane Fox (b. 4 Sept, 1904-d. at Leeds, West Yorkshire, 9 January, 1980), eldest of the four daughters of the first Baron Bingley (1870-1947); she married 3 Oct, 1929, Lt-Col Francis Gordon Ward-Jackson,Vice-Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, 1968-74 (b. 14 Oct, 1899, d. 1989, aged 89) (who assumed the surname of Lane Fox in lieu of Jackson by deed poll in 1937).


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