British Line of Succession on 29 August 1972

Queen Elizabeth II Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II

Age 46 (born 21 April 1926)
Sovereign since 6 February 1952

Previous change: 25 July 1970 | Next change: 20 July 1973

  1. The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales
    Age 23 (born 14 November 1948),
    Son of the sovereign
  2. The Prince Andrew (The Prince Andrew, Duke of York)
    Age 12 (born 19 February 1960),
    Son of the sovereign
  3. The Prince Edward (The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex)
    Age 8 (born 10 March 1964),
    Son of the sovereign
  4. The Princess Anne (The Princess Anne, Princess Royal)
    Age 22 (born 15 August 1950),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  5. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
    Age 42 (born 21 August 1930),
    Sister of the sovereign
  6. David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (David Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon)
    Age 10 (born 3 November 1961),
    Nephew of the sovereign
  7. Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones (Lady Sarah Chatto)
    Age 8 (born 1 May 1964),
    Niece of the sovereign
  8. The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
    Age 72 (born 31 March 1900),
    Uncle of the sovereign
  9. Prince Richard of Gloucester (Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester)
    Age 28 (born 26 August 1944),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  10. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
    Age 36 (born 9 October 1935),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  11. George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews
    Age 10 (born 26 June 1962),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  12. Lord Nicholas Windsor
    Age 2 (born 25 July 1970),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  13. Lady Helen Windsor (Lady Helen Taylor)
    Age 8 (born 28 April 1964),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  14. Prince Michael of Kent
    Age 30 (born 4 July 1942),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  15. Princess Alexandra of Kent (Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy)
    Age 35 (born 25 December 1936),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  16. James Ogilvy
    Age 8 (born 29 February 1964),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  17. Marina Ogilvy (Marina Mowatt)
    Age 6 (born 31 July 1966),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  18. George Lascelles, The 7th Earl of Harewood
    Age 49 (born 23 February 1923),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  19. David Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles (David Lascelles, the 8th Earl of Harewood)
    Age 21 (born 21 October 1950),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  20. James Lascelles
    Age 18 (born 5 October 1953),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  21. Jeremy Lascelles
    Age 17 (born 14 February 1955),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  22. Mark Lascelles
    Age 8 (born 4 July 1964),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
    Excluded: Illegitimate
  23. Gerald Lascelles
    Age 48 (born 21 August 1924),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  24. Henry Lascelles
    Age 19 (born 19 May 1953),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  25. James Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife
    Age 42 (born 23 September 1929),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  26. David Carnegie, 4th Duke of Fife
    Age 11 (born 3 March 1961),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  27. Lady Alexandra Clare Carnegie
    Age 13 (born 20 June 1959),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  28. Olaf V, King of Norway
    Age 69 (born 2 July 1903),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  29. Harald V, King of Norway
    Age 35 (born 21 February 1937),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  30. Princess Märtha Louise
    Age 0 (born 22 September 1971),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  31. Princess Ragnhild of Norway
    Age 42 (born 9 June 1930),
    Second cousin of the sovereign

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