British Line of Succession on 9 January 1988

Queen Elizabeth II Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II

Age 61 (born 21 April 1926)
Sovereign since 6 February 1952

Previous change: 15 September 1984 | Next change: 8 August 1988

  1. The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales
    Age 39 (born 14 November 1948),
    Son of the sovereign
  2. Prince William of Wales (Prince William, Duke of Cambridge)
    Age 5 (born 21 June 1982),
    Grandson of the sovereign
  3. Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Henry, Duke of Sussex)
    Age 3 (born 15 September 1984),
    Grandson of the sovereign
  4. The Prince Andrew, Duke of York
    Age 27 (born 19 February 1960),
    Son of the sovereign
  5. The Prince Edward (The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex)
    Age 23 (born 10 March 1964),
    Son of the sovereign
  6. The Princess Anne, Princess Royal
    Age 37 (born 15 August 1950),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  7. Peter Phillips
    Age 10 (born 15 November 1977),
    Grandson of the sovereign
  8. Zara Phillips (Zara Tindall)
    Age 6 (born 15 May 1981),
    Granddaughter of the sovereign
  9. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
    Age 57 (born 21 August 1930),
    Sister of the sovereign
  10. David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (David Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon)
    Age 26 (born 3 November 1961),
    Nephew of the sovereign
  11. Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones (Lady Sarah Chatto)
    Age 23 (born 1 May 1964),
    Niece of the sovereign
  12. Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester
    Age 43 (born 26 August 1944),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  13. Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster
    Age 13 (born 24 October 1974),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  14. Lady Davina Windsor (Lady Davina Lewis)
    Age 10 (born 19 November 1977),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  15. Lady Rose Windsor (Lady Rose Gilman)
    Age 7 (born 1 March 1980),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  16. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
    Age 52 (born 9 October 1935),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  17. George Windsor, Earl of St Andrews
    Age 25 (born 26 June 1962),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
    Excluded: Married to a Catholic
  18. Lord Nicholas Windsor
    Age 17 (born 25 July 1970),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  19. Lady Helen Windsor (Lady Helen Taylor)
    Age 23 (born 28 April 1964),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  20. Prince Michael of Kent
    Age 45 (born 4 July 1942),
    First cousin of the sovereign
    Excluded: Married to a Catholic
  21. Lord Frederick Windsor
    Age 8 (born 6 April 1979),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  22. Lady Gabriella Windsor
    Age 6 (born 23 April 1981),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  23. Princess Alexandra of Kent (Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy)
    Age 51 (born 25 December 1936),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  24. James Ogilvy
    Age 23 (born 29 February 1964),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  25. Marina Ogilvy (Marina Mowatt)
    Age 21 (born 31 July 1966),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  26. George Lascelles, The 7th Earl of Harewood
    Age 64 (born 23 February 1923),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  27. David Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles (David Lascelles, the 8th Earl of Harewood)
    Age 37 (born 21 October 1950),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  28. Benjamin Lascelles
    Age 9 (born 19 September 1978),
    First cousin twice removed of the sovereign
    Excluded: Illegitimate
  29. Alexander Lascelles (Alexander Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles)
    Age 7 (born 13 May 1980),
    First cousin twice removed of the sovereign
  30. Edward Lascelles
    Age 5 (born 19 November 1982),
    First cousin twice removed of the sovereign
  31. Lady Emily Lascelles (Lady Emily Shard)
    Age 12 (born 23 November 1975),
    First cousin twice removed of the sovereign
    Excluded: Illegitimate
  32. James Lascelles
    Age 34 (born 5 October 1953),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  33. Rowan Lascelles
    Age 10 (born 6 November 1977),
    First cousin twice removed of the sovereign
  34. Tewa Lascelles
    Age 2 (born 8 June 1985),
    First cousin twice removed of the sovereign

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