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Friday, February 28, 2014
_. The engagement has been announced between the Hon Edward David Lascelles (born 19 Nov, 1982), third son of the 8th Earl of Harewood (b 21 Oct, 1950) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1812), of Harewood House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, by his 1st wife the former Margaret Rosalind Messenger (b 15 Apr, 1948), and Miss Sophie Emma Cartlidge (b 1986), daughter of Nigel G. Cartlidge (b 1954), by his wife the former Katharine A.C. Hall..
At a recent meeting of the Privy Council, HM The Queen gave her approval for the forthcoming marriage as is required under the terms of the Royal Marriages Act, 1772.
The Earl of Harewood is a 1st cousin once removed of the Queen, &c.