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This is a list of the 189 present and extant earls in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Note that it does not include extant earldoms which have become merged (either through marriage or elevation) with marquessates or dukedoms and are today only seen as subsidiary titles. For a more complete list, which adds these "hidden" earldoms as well as extinct, dormant, abeyant, and forfeit ones, see List of earldoms.

Order of precedence

Heraldic representation of the Coronet of a British Earl
Heraldic representation of the Coronet of a British Earl

The general order of precedence among earls is:

  1. Earls in the Peerage of England
  2. Earls in the Peerage of Scotland
  3. Earls in the Peerage of Great Britain
  4. Earls in the Peerage of Ireland
  5. Earls in the Peerage of the United Kingdom

Earls in the Peerages of Britain and Ireland

Number Title Date of creation Arms Current holder Peerage Subsidiary Titles Heir
1 The Earl of Shrewsbury 1442
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Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 22nd Earl of Shrewsbury England Earl Talbot (Great Britain 1784)
Earl of Waterford (Ireland 1446)
James Chetwynd-Talbot, Viscount Ingestre
2 The Earl of Derby 1485
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Edward Stanley, 19th Earl of Derby England Edward Stanley, Lord Stanley
3 The Earl of Huntingdon 1529
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William Hastings-Bass, 17th Earl of Huntingdon England John Hastings-Bass (brother)
4 The Earl of Pembroke 1551
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William Herbert, 18th Earl of Pembroke England Earl of Montgomery (England 1605) Reginald Herbert, Lord Herbert
5 The Earl of Devon 1553
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Charles Courtenay, 19th Earl of Devon England Jack Courtenay, Lord Courtenay
6 The Earl of Lincoln 1572
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Robert Fiennes-Clinton, 19th Earl of Lincoln England William Feinnes-Clinton (brother)
7 The Earl of Suffolk 1603
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Alexander Howard, 22nd Earl of Suffolk England Earl of Berkshire (England 1626) Arthur Howard, Viscount Andover
8 The Earl of Denbigh 1622
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Alexander Feilding, 12th Earl of Denbigh England Earl of Desmond (Ireland 1628) Peregrine Feilding, Viscount Feilding
9 The Earl of Westmorland 1624
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Anthony Fane, 16th Earl of Westmorland England Harry Fane (brother)
10 The Earl of Lindsey 1626
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Richard Bertie, 14th Earl of Lindsey England Earl of Abingdon (England 1682) Henry Bertie, Lord Norreys
11 The Earl of Winchilsea 1628
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Daniel Finch-Hatton, 17th Earl of Winchilsea England Earl of Nottingham (England 1681) Tobias Finch-Hatton, Viscount Maidstone
12 The Earl of Sandwich 1660
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John Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich England   Luke Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke
13 The Earl of Essex 1661
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Paul Capell, 11th Earl of Essex England William Jennings Capell (fourth cousin once removed)
14 The Earl of Carlisle 1661
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George Howard, 13th Earl of Carlisle England Philip Howard (brother)
15 The Earl of Shaftesbury 1672
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Nicholas Ashley-Cooper, 12th Earl of Shaftesbury England   Anthony Ashley-Cooper, Lord Ashley
16 The Earl of Portland 1689
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Timothy Bentinck, 12th Earl of Portland England   William Bentinck, Viscount Woodstock
17 The Earl of Scarbrough 1690
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Richard Lumley, 13th Earl of Scarbrough England Thomas Lumley (brother)
18 The Earl of Albemarle 1697
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Rufus Keppel, 10th Earl of Albemarle England Augustus Keppel, Viscount Bury
19 The Earl of Coventry 1697
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George Coventry, 13th Earl of Coventry England David Coventry, nephew
20 The Earl of Jersey 1697
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William Child-Villiers, 10th Earl of Jersey England   George Child-Villiers, Viscount Villiers
21 The Earl of Crawford 1398
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Anthony Lindsay, 30th Earl of Crawford Scotland Earl of Balcarres (Scotland 1651) Alexander Lindsay, Lord Balniel
22 The Earl of Erroll 1453
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Merlin Hay, 24th Earl of Erroll Scotland Harry Hay, Lord Hay
23 The Earl of Sutherland 1230 or 1275 or 1347
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Alastair Sutherland, 25th Earl of Sutherland Scotland Rachel Elizabeth Sutherland (daughter)
24 The Countess of Mar 1114 or 1457
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Margaret of Mar, 31st Countess of Mar Scotland Susan of Mar, Mistress of Mar (daughter)[1]
25 The Earl of Rothes 1458
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James Leslie, 22nd Earl of Rothes Scotland Alexander Leslie (brother)
26 The Earl of Morton 1458
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Stewart Douglas, 22nd Earl of Morton Scotland   John Douglas, Lord Aberdour
27 The Earl of Buchan 1469
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Henry Erskine, 18th Earl of Buchan Scotland   Alexander Erskine, Lord Cardross
28 The Earl of Eglinton 1508
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Hugh Montgomerie, 19th Earl of Eglinton Scotland Earl of Winton (UK 1859) Rhuridh Montgomerie, Lord Montgomerie
29 The Earl of Caithness 1455
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Malcolm Sinclair, 20th Earl of Caithness Scotland   Alexander Sinclair, Lord Berriedale
30 The Earl of Mar and Kellie 1404 or 1565
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James Erskine, 14th Earl of Mar Scotland Alexander Erskine (brother)
31 The Earl of Moray 1562
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John Stuart, 21st Earl of Moray Scotland   James Stuart, Lord Doune
32 The Earl of Home 1605
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Michael Douglas-Home, 16th Earl of Home Scotland Alexander Sholto Douglas-Home (second cousin)
33 The Earl of Perth 1605
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James David Drummond, 10th Earl of Perth Scotland   Robert Eric Drummond (brother)
34 The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne 1606
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Simon Bowes-Lyon, 19th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne Scotland Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (UK 1937) John Bowes-Lyon (brother)
35 The Earl of Haddington 1619
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George Baillie-Hamilton, 14th Earl of Haddington Scotland Thomas Baillie-Hamilton (fourth cousin once removed)
36 The Earl of Galloway 1623
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Andrew Stewart, 14th Earl of Galloway Scotland   Alexander Patrick Stewart, Lord Darlies
37 The Earl of Lauderdale 1624
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Ian Maitland, 18th Earl of Lauderdale Scotland   John Maitland, Viscount Maitland
38 The Earl of Lindsay 1633
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James Lindesay-Bethune, 16th Earl of Lindsay Scotland William Lindesay-Bethume, Viscount Garnock
39 The Earl of Loudoun 1633
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Simon Abney-Hastings, 15th Earl of Loudoun Scotland Marcus Abney-Hastings (half-brother)
40 The Earl of Kinnoull 1633
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Charles Hay, 16th Earl of Kinnoull Scotland William Hay, Viscount Dupplin
41 The Earl of Elgin 1633
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Andrew Bruce, 11th Earl of Elgin Scotland Earl of Kincardine (Scotland 1647) Charles Bruce, Lord Bruce
42 The Earl of Wemyss 1633
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James Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss Scotland Earl of March (Scotland 1697) Richard Charteris, Lord Elcho
43 The Earl of Dalhousie 1633[2]
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James Ramsay, 17th Earl of Dalhousie Scotland   Simon Ramsay, Lord Ramsay
44 The Earl of Airlie 1639
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David Ogilvy, 13th Earl of Airlie Scotland   Davis Ogilvy, Lord Ogilvy
45 The Earl of Leven 1641
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Alexander Ian Leslie-Melville, 15th Earl of Leven Scotland Earl of Melville (Scotland 1690) Archibald Leslie-Melville (uncle)
46 The Earl of Dysart 1643
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John Grant, 13th Earl of Dysart Scotland   James Grant of Rothiemurchus, Lord Huntingtower
47 The Earl of Selkirk 1646
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Presently disclaimed by James Douglas-Hamilton, Baron Selkirk of Douglas Scotland   John Douglas-Hamilton, Lord Daer
48 The Earl of Northesk 1647
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Patrick Carnegy, 15th Earl of Northesk Scotland Colin Carnegy (brother)
49 The Earl of Dundee 1660
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Alexander Scrymgeour, 12th Earl of Dundee Scotland   Henry Scrymgeour-Wedderburn, Lord Scrymgeour
50 The Earl of Newburgh 1660
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Filippo, 11th Prince Rospigliosi, 12th Earl of Newburgh Scotland Princess Benedetta Rospigliosi, Mistress of Newburgh (daughter)
51 The Earl of Annandale and Hartfell 1662
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Patrick Hope-Johnstone, 11th Earl of Annandale and Hartfell Scotland David Hope-Johnstone, Lord Johnstone
52 The Earl of Dundonald 1669
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Iain Cochrane, 15th Earl of Dundonald Scotland Archibald Cochrane, Lord Cochrane
53 The Earl of Kintore 1677
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James Keith, 14th Earl of Kintore Scotland Tristan Keith, Lord Inverurie
54 The Earl of Dunmore 1686
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Malcolm Murray, 12th Earl of Dunmore Scotland Geoffrey Murray (brother)
55 The Earl of Orkney 1696
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Peter St John, 9th Earl of Orkney Scotland Oliver St John, Viscount Kirkwall
56 The Earl of Seafield 1701
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Ian Ogilvie-Grant, 13th Earl of Seafield Scotland James Studley, Viscount Reidhaven
57 The Earl of Stair 1703
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John Dalrymple, 14th Earl of Stair Scotland John Dalrymple, Viscount Dalrymple
58 The Earl of Rosebery 1703
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Neil Primrose, 7th Earl of Rosebery Scotland Earl of Midlothian (UK 1911) Harry Primrose, Lord Dalmeny
59 The Earl of Glasgow 1703
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Patrick Boyle, 10th Earl of Glasgow Scotland David Boyle, Viscount of Kelburn
60 The Earl Ferrers 1711
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Robert Shirley, 14th Earl Ferrers Great Britain William Shirley, Viscount Tamworth
61 The Earl of Dartmouth 1711
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William Legge, 10th Earl of Dartmouth Great Britain Rupert Legge (brother)
62 The Earl of Tankerville 1714
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Peter Bennet, 10th Earl of Tankerville Great Britain Adrian Bennet (first cousin)
63 The Earl of Aylesford 1714
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Charles Finch-Knightley, 12th Earl of Aylesford Great Britain James Finch-Knightley, Lord Guernsey
64 The Earl of Macclesfield 1721
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Richard Parker, 9th Earl of Macclesfield Great Britain David Parker (brother)
65 The Earl Waldegrave 1729
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James Waldegrave, 13th Earl Waldegrave Great Britain Edward Waldegrave, Viscount Chewton
66 The Earl of Harrington 1742
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Charles Stanhope, 12th Earl of Harrington Great Britain William Stanhope, Viscount Petersham
67 The Earl of Portsmouth 1743
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Quentin Wallop, 10th Earl of Portsmouth Great Britain Oliver Wallop, Viscount Lymington
68 The Earl of Warwick 1759
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Guy Greville, 9th Earl of Warwick Great Britain Charles Greville, Lord Brooke
69 The Earl of Buckinghamshire 1746
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George Hobart-Hampden, 10th Earl of Buckinghamshire Great Britain Sir John Hobart, 4th Baronet (fourth cousin once removed)
70 The Earl of Guilford 1752
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Piers North, 10th Earl of Guilford Great Britain Frederick North, Lord North
71 The Earl of Hardwicke 1754
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Joseph Yorke, 10th Earl of Hardwicke Great Britain Philip Yorke, Viscount Royston
72 The Earl of Ilchester 1756
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Robin Fox-Strangways, 10th Earl of Ilchester Great Britain Simon Fox-Strangways, Lord Stavordale
73 The Earl De La Warr 1761
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William Sackville, 11th Earl De La Warr Great Britain William Sackville, Lord Buckhurst
74 The Earl of Radnor 1765
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William Pleydell-Bouverie, 9th Earl of Radnor Great Britain Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, Viscount Folkestone
75 The Earl Spencer 1765
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Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer Great Britain Louis Spencer, Viscount Althorp
76 The Earl Bathurst 1772
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Allen Bathurst, 9th Earl Bathurst Great Britain Benjamin Bathurst, Lord Apsley
77 The Earl of Clarendon 1776
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George Villiers, 8th Earl of Clarendon Great Britain Edward Villiers, Lord Hyde
78 The Earl of Mansfield 1776
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Alexander Murray, 9th Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield Great Britain William Murray, Viscount Stormont
79 The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe 1789
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Piers Edgcumbe, 9th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Great Britain Christopher Edgcumbe (brother)
80 The Earl Fortescue 1789
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Charles Fortescue, 8th Earl Fortescue Great Britain John Fortescue (first cousin)
81 The Earl of Carnarvon 1793
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George Herbert, 8th Earl of Carnarvon Great Britain William Herbert, Lord Porchester
82 The Earl Cadogan 1800
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Charles Cadogan, 8th Earl Cadogan Great Britain George Cadogan, Viscount Chelsea
83 The Earl of Malmesbury 1800
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James Harris, 7th Earl of Malmesbury Great Britain James Harris, Viscount FitzHarris
84 The Earl of Cork 1620
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John Boyle, 15th Earl of Cork Ireland Earl of Orrery (Ireland 1660) Jonathan Boyle, Viscount Dungarvan
85 The Earl of Westmeath 1621
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William Anthony Nugent, 13th Earl of Westmeath Ireland Sean Nugent, Lord Delvin
86 The Earl of Meath 1627
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John Brabazon, 15th Earl of Meath Ireland Anthony Brabazon, Lord Ardee
87 The Earl of Cavan 1647
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Roger Lambart, 13th Earl of Cavan Ireland Cavan Lambart (cousin)
88 The Earl of Drogheda 1661
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Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda Ireland Benjamin Moore, Viscount Moore
89 The Earl of Granard 1684
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Peter Forbes, 10th Earl of Granard Ireland Jonathan Forbes, Viscount Forbes
90 The Earl of Darnley 1725
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Ivo Bligh, 12th Earl of Darnley Ireland Ivo Bligh, Lord Clifton
91 The Earl of Bessborough 1739
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Myles Ponsonby, 12th Earl of Bessborough Ireland Frederick Ponsonby, Viscount Duncannon
92 The Earl of Carrick 1748
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(Arion) Thomas Piers Hamilton Butler, 11th Earl of Carrick Ireland Piers Butler (brother)
93 The Earl of Shannon 1756
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Richard Boyle, 10th Earl of Shannon Ireland Robert Boyle (second cousin)
94 The Earl of Arran 1762
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Arthur Gore, 9th Earl of Arran Ireland William Gore (cousin once removed)
95 The Earl of Courtown 1762
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Patrick Stopford, 9th Earl of Courtown Ireland James Stopford, Viscount Stopford
96 The Earl of Mexborough 1766
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John Savile, 8th Earl of Mexborough Ireland John Savile, Viscount Pollington
97 The Earl Winterton 1766
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David Turnour, 8th Earl Winterton Ireland Robert Turnour (brother)
98 The Earl of Kingston 1768
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Robert King-Tenison, 12th Earl of Kingston Ireland Charles King-Tenison, Viscount Kingsborough
99 The Earl of Roden 1771
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Robert Jocelyn, 10th Earl of Roden Ireland Shane Jocelyn, Viscount Jocelyn
100 The Earl of Lisburne 1776
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David Vaughan, 9th Earl of Lisburne Ireland Michael Vaughn (brother)
101 The Earl of Clanwilliam 1776
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Patrick Meade, 8th Earl of Clanwilliam Ireland John Meade, Lord Gillford
102 The Earl of Antrim 1785
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Alexander McDonnell, 9th Earl of Antrim Ireland Randal McDonnell, Viscount Dunluce
103 The Earl of Longford 1785
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Thomas Pakenham, 8th Earl of Longford Ireland Edward Pakenham, Lord Silchester
104 The Earl of Portarlington 1785
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George Dawson-Damer, 7th Earl of Portarlington Ireland Charles Dawson-Damer, Viscount Carlow
105 The Earl of Mayo 1785
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Charles Bourke, 11th Earl of Mayo Ireland Richard Bourke, Lord Naas
106 The Earl Annesley 1789
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Michael Annesley, 12th Earl Annesley Ireland Michael Annesley, Viscount Glerawly
107 The Earl of Enniskillen 1789
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Andrew Cole, 7th Earl of Enniskillen Ireland Berkeley Cole (first cousin)
108 The Earl Erne 1789
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John Crichton, 7th Earl Erne Ireland Charles Crichton (second cousin once removed)
109 The Earl of Lucan 1795
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George Bingham, 8th Earl of Lucan Ireland Charles Bingham, Lord Bingham
110 The Earl Belmore 1797
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John Lowry-Corry, 8th Earl Belmore Ireland John Lowry-Corry, Viscount Corry
111 The Earl Castle Stewart 1800
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Arthur Stuart, 8th Earl Castle Stewart Ireland Andrew Stuart, Viscount Stuart
112 The Earl of Donoughmore 1800
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Richard Hely-Hutchinson, 8th Earl of Donoughmore Ireland John Hely-Hutchinson, Viscount Suirdale
113 The Earl of Caledon 1800
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Nicholas Alexander, 7th Earl of Caledon Ireland Frederick Alexander, Viscount Alexander
114 The Earl of Limerick 1803
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Edmund Pery, 7th Earl of Limerick Ireland Felix Pery, Viscount Glentworth
115 The Earl of Clancarty 1803
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Nicholas Le Poer Trench, 9th Earl of Clancarty Ireland none
116 The Earl of Gosford 1806
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Charles Acheson, 7th Earl of Gosford Ireland Nicholas Acheson (first cousin)
117 The Earl of Rosse 1806
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Brendan Parsons, 7th Earl of Rosse Ireland Lawrence Parsons, Lord Oxmantown
118 The Earl of Normanton 1806
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James Agar, 7th Earl of Normanton Ireland Arthur Agar, Viscount Somerton
119 The Earl of Kilmorey 1822
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Sir Richard Needham (6th Earl of Kilmorey) Ireland Robert Needham, Viscount Newry and Mourne
120 The Earl of Listowel 1822
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Francis Hare, 6th Earl of Listowel Ireland Timothy Hare (brother)
121 The Earl of Norbury 1827
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Richard Graham-Toler, 7th Earl of Norbury Ireland none
122 The Earl of Ranfurly 1831
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Edward Knox, 8th Earl of Ranfurly Ireland Adam Knox, Viscount Northland
123 The Earl of Rosslyn 1801
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Peter St Clair-Erskine, 7th Earl of Rosslyn United Kingdom Jamie St Clair-Erskine, Lord Loughborough
124 The Earl of Craven 1801
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Benjamin Craven, 9th Earl of Craven United Kingdom Rupert Craven (first cousin thrice removed)
125 The Earl of Onslow 1801
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Rupert Onslow, 8th Earl of Onslow United Kingdom Anthony Onslow (father's fourth cousin)
126 The Earl of Romney 1801
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Julian Marsham, 8th Earl of Romney United Kingdom David Marsham, Viscount Marsham
127 The Earl of Chichester 1801
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John Pelham, 9th Earl of Chichester United Kingdom Richard Pelham (second cousin)
128 The Earl of Wilton 1801
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Francis Grosvenor, 8th Earl of Wilton United Kingdom Julian Grosvenor, Viscount Grey de Wilton
129 The Earl of Powis 1804
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John Herbert, 8th Earl of Powis United Kingdom Jonathan Herbert, Viscount Clive
130 The Earl Nelson 1805
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Simon Nelson, 10th Earl Nelson United Kingdom Thomas Nelson, Viscount Merton
131 The Earl Grey 1806
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Philip Kent Grey, 7th Earl Grey United Kingdom Alexander Grey, Viscount Howick
132 The Earl of Lonsdale 1807
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William Lowther, 9th Earl of Lonsdale United Kingdom James Lowther (half-brother)
133 The Earl of Harrowby 1809
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Conroy Ryder, 8th Earl of Harrowby United Kingdom Dudley Ryder, Viscount Sandon
134 The Earl of Harewood 1812
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David Lascelles, 8th Earl of Harewood United Kingdom Alexander Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles
135 The Earl of Minto 1813
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Timothy Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 7th Earl of Minto United Kingdom Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, Viscount Melgund
136 The Earl Cathcart 1814
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Charles Cathcart, 7th Earl Cathcart United Kingdom Alan Cathcart, Lord Greenock
137 The Earl of Verulam 1815
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John Grimston, 7th Earl of Verulam United Kingdom James Grimston, Viscount Grimston
138 The Earl of Saint Germans 1815
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Albert Elliot, 11th Earl of Saint Germans United Kingdom Louis Eliot (uncle)
139 The Earl of Morley 1815
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Mark Parker, 7th Earl of Morley United Kingdom Edward Parker (first cousin)
140 The Earl of Bradford 1815
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Richard Bridgeman, 7th Earl of Bradford United Kingdom Alexander Bridgeman, Viscount Newport
141 The Earl of Eldon 1821
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John Scott, 6th Earl of Eldon United Kingdom John Scott, Viscount Encombe
142 The Earl Howe 1821
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Frederick Curzon, 7th Earl Howe United Kingdom Thomas Curzon, Viscount Curzon
143 The Earl of Stradbroke 1821
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Keith Rous, 6th Earl of Stradbroke United Kingdom Robert Rous, Viscount Dunwich
144 The Earl Temple of Stowe 1822
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Grenville Temple-Gore-Langton, 8th Earl Temple of Stowe United Kingdom Robert Temple-Gore-Langton (brother)
145 The Earl Cawdor 1827
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Colin Campbell, 7th Earl Cawdor United Kingdom James Campbell, Viscount Emlyn
146 The Earl of Lichfield 1831
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Thomas Anson, 6th Earl of Lichfield United Kingdom Thomas Anson, Viscount Anson
147 The Earl of Durham 1833
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Edward Lambton, 7th Earl of Durham United Kingdom Frederick Lambton, Viscount Lambton
148 The Earl Granville 1833
Fergus Leveson-Gower, 6th Earl Granville United Kingdom Granville Leveson-Gower, Lord Leveson
149 The Earl of Effingham 1837
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Edward Howard, 8th Earl of Effingham United Kingdom Frederick Henry Charles Howard, Lord Howard of Effingham
150 The Earl of Ducie 1837
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David Moreton, 7th Earl of Ducie United Kingdom James Moreton, Lord Moreton
151 The Earl of Yarborough 1837
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Charles Pelham, 8th Earl of Yarborough United Kingdom George Pelham, Lord Worsley
152 The Earl of Leicester 1837
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Thomas Coke, 8th Earl of Leicester United Kingdom Edward Coke, Viscount Coke
153 The Earl of Gainsborough 1841
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Anthony Noel, 6th Earl of Gainsborough United Kingdom Henry Noel, Viscount Campden
154 The Earl of Strafford 1847
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William Byng, 9th Earl of Strafford United Kingdom Samuel Byng, Viscount Enfield
155 The Earl of Cottenham 1850
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Mark Pepys, 9th Earl of Cottenham United Kingdom Charles Pepys, Viscount Crowhurst
156 The Earl Cowley 1857
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Graham Wellesley, 8th Earl Cowley United Kingdom Henry Wellesley, Viscount Dangan
157 The Earl of Dudley 1860
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David Ward, 5th Earl of Dudley United Kingdom Leander Ward (half-brother)
158 The Earl Russell 1861
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John Russell, 7th Earl Russell United Kingdom none
159 The Earl of Cromartie 1861
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John Mackenzie, 5th Earl of Cromartie United Kingdom Colin Mackenzie, Viscount Tarbat
160 The Earl of Kimberley 1866
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John Wodehouse, 5th Earl of Kimberley United Kingdom David Wodehouse, Lord Wodehouse
161 The Earl of Wharncliffe 1876
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Richard Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, 5th Earl of Wharncliffe United Kingdom Reed Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, Viscount Carlton
162 The Earl Cairns 1878
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Simon Cairns, 6th Earl Cairns United Kingdom Hugh Cairns, Viscount Garmoyle
163 The Earl of Lytton 1880
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John Lytton, 5th Earl of Lytton United Kingdom Philip Lytton, Viscount Knebworth
164 The Earl of Selborne 1882
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William Palmer, 5th Earl of Selborne United Kingdom Alexander Palmer, Viscount Wolmer
165 The Earl of Iddesleigh 1885
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John Northcote, 5th Earl of Iddesleigh United Kingdom Thomas Northcote, Viscount St Cyres
166 The Earl of Cranbrook 1892
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Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy, 5th Earl of Cranbrook United Kingdom John Gathorne-Hardy, Lord Medway
167 The Earl of Cromer 1901
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Evelyn Baring, 4th Earl of Cromer United Kingdom Alexander Baring, Viscount Errington
168 The Earl of Plymouth 1905
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Ivor Edward Other Windsor-Clive, 4th Earl of Plymouth United Kingdom Robert Other Ivor Windsor-Clive, Viscount Windsor
169 The Earl of Liverpool 1905
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Edward Foljambe, 5th Earl of Liverpool United Kingdom Luke Foljambe, Viscount Hawkesbury
170 The Earl Saint Aldwyn 1915
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Michael Hicks Beach, 3rd Earl Saint Aldwyn United Kingdom David Hicks Beach (brother)
171 The Earl Beatty 1919
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David Beatty, 3rd Earl Beatty United Kingdom Sean Beatty, Viscount Borodale
172 The Earl Haig 1919
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Alexander Haig, 3rd Earl Haig United Kingdom none
173 The Earl of Iveagh 1919
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Edward Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh United Kingdom Arthur Guinness, Viscount Elveden
174 The Earl of Balfour 1922
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Roderick Balfour, 5th Earl of Balfour United Kingdom Charles Balfour (brother)
175 The Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1925
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Raymond Asquith, 3rd Earl of Oxford and Asquith United Kingdom Mark Asquith, Viscount Asquith
176 The Earl Jellicoe 1925
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Patrick Jellicoe, 3rd Earl Jellicoe United Kingdom Nicholas Charles Joseph John Jellicoe (brother)
177 The Earl of Inchcape 1929
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Peter Mackay, 4th Earl of Inchcape United Kingdom Fergus Mackay, Viscount Glenapp
178 The Earl Peel 1929
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William Peel, 3rd Earl Peel United Kingdom Ashton Peel, Viscount Clanfield
179 The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley 1937
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Benedict Baldwin, 5th Earl Baldwin of Bewdley United Kingdom James Baldwin (brother)
180 The Earl of Halifax 1944
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Peter Wood, 3rd Earl of Halifax United Kingdom James Wood, Lord Irwin
181 The Earl of Gowrie 1945
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Brer Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie United Kingdom Heathcote Ruthven, Viscount Ruthven of Canberra
182 The Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor 1945
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David Lloyd George, 4th Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor United Kingdom William Lloyd George, Viscount Gwynedd
183 The Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1947
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Norton Knatchbull, 3rd Earl Mountbatten of Burma United Kingdom Nicholas Knatchbull, Lord Brabourne
184 The Earl Alexander of Tunis 1952
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Shane Alexander, 2nd Earl Alexander of Tunis United Kingdom Brian Alexander (brother)
185 The Earl of Swinton 1955
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Mark Cunliffe-Lister, 4th Earl of Swinton United Kingdom William Cunliffe-Lister, Lord Masham
186 The Earl Attlee 1955
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John Attlee, 3rd Earl Attlee United Kingdom none
187 The Earl of Woolton 1956
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Simon Marquis, 3rd Earl of Woolton United Kingdom none
188 The Earl of Snowdon 1961
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David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon United Kingdom Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley
189 The Earl of Stockton 1984
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Alexander Macmillan, 2nd Earl of Stockton United Kingdom Daniel Macmillan, Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden

Note: The precedence of the older Scottish earldoms is determined by the Decreet of Ranking of 1606, and not by seniority.

See also


  1. ^ "Earldom of Mar | Holders of the Earldom". Archived from the original on 9 August 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  2. ^ As the current Lord Steward of the Household, The Earl of Dalhousie ranks higher in precedence than he would by virtue of the seniority of his Earldom alone.
  3. ^ Rospigliosi patrilineal arms