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Current United Kingdom Earldoms

 

Alexander of Tunis, Earl (UK, 1952)

Attlee, Earl (UK, 1955)

 

Baldwin of Bewdley, Earl (UK, 1937)

Balfour, Earl of (UK, 1922)

Beatty, Earl (UK, 1919)

Bradford, Earl of (UK, 1815)

Brecknock, Earl of (UK, 1812) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses Camden since 1812, when the 2nd Earl Camden was created Earl of Brecknock and Marquess Camden

Bruce, Earl (UK, 1821) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Ailesbury since 1821, when the 2nd Earl of Ailesbury was created Viscount Savernake, Earl Bruce and Marquess of Ailesbury

Burlington, Earl of (UK, 1831) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Devonshire since 1858, when the 2nd Earl of Burlington succeeded his cousin as 7th Duke of Devonshire

 

Cairns, Earl (UK, 1878)

Cathcart, Earl (UK, 1814)

Cawdor, Earl (UK, 1827)

Chichester, Earl of (UK, 1801)

Clarence, Earl of (UK, 1881 - deprived 1919) - see Duke of Albany

Compton, Earl (UK, 1812) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Northampton since 1812, when the 9th Earl of Northampton was created Baron Wilmington, Earl Compton and Marquess of Northampton

Cottenham, Earl of (UK, 1850)

Cowley, Earl (UK, 1857)

Cranbrook, Earl of (UK, 1892)

Craven, Earl of (UK, 1801)

Cromartie, Earl of (UK, 1861)

Cromer, Earl of (UK, 1901)

 

Ducie, Earl of (UK, 1837)

Dudley, Earl of (UK, 1860)

Durham, Earl of (UK, 1833 - disc. for life 1970)

 

Effingham, Earl of (UK, 1837)

Eldon, Earl of (UK, 1821)

Ellesmere, Earl of (UK, 1846) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Sutherland since 1963, when the 5th Earl of Ellesmere succeeded his kinsman as 6th Duke of Sutherland

 

Gainsborough, Earl of (UK, 1841)

Gowrie, Earl of (UK, 1945)

Granville, Earl (UK, 1833)

Grey, Earl (UK, 1806)

 

Haddo, Earl of (UK, 1916) - the earldom has been held by the Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair since 1916, when the 7th Earl of Aberdeen was created Earl of Haddo and Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair

Haig, Earl (UK, 1919)

Halifax, Earl of (UK, 1944)

Halsbury, Earl of (UK, 1898)

Harewood, Earl of (UK, 1812)

Harrowby, Earl of (UK, 1809)

Howe, Earl (UK, 1821)

 

Iddesleigh, Earl of (UK, 1885)

Inchcape, Earl of (UK, 1929)

Innes, Earl (UK, 1837) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Roxburghe since 1837, when the 6th Duke of Roxburghe was created Earl Innes

Inverness, Earl of (UK, 1986) - the earldom has been held by the Duke of York since 1986, when he was created Baron Killyleagh, Earl of Inverness and Duke of York

Iveagh, Earl of (UK, 1919)

 

Jellicoe, Earl (UK, 1925)

Jermyn, Earl (UK, 1826) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Bristol since 1803, when the 5th Earl of Bristol was created Earl Jermyn and Marquess of Bristol

 

Kimberley, Earl of (UK, 1866)

Kinrara, Earl of (UK, 1876) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Richmond since 1876, when the 6th Duke of Richmond was created Earl of Kinrara and Duke of Gordon

 

Leicester, Earl of (UK, 1837)

Lewes, Earl of (UK, 1876) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Abergavenny since 1876, when the 5th Earl of Abergavenny was created Earl of Lewes and Marquess of Abergavenny

Lichfield, Earl of (UK, 1831)

Liverpool, Earl of (UK, 1905)

Lloyd George of Dwyfor, Earl (UK, 1945)

Lonsdale, Earl of (UK, 1807)

Lovelace, Earl of (UK, 1838)

Lytton, Earl of (UK, 1880)

 

Macduff, Earl of (UK, 1900) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Fife (2nd creation) since 1900, when the 1st Duke of Fife (1st creation) was created Earl of Macduff and Duke of Fife, with a special remainder in favour of his daughters and their male issue, unlike the Dukedom of the 1st creation, where the remainder was to heirs male of the body of the grantee

Medina, Earl of (UK, 1917) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Milford Haven since 1917, when the 1st Marquess of Milford Haven was created Viscount Alderney, Earl of Medina and Marquess of Milford Haven

Merioneth, Earl of (UK, 1947) - the earldom has been held by the Duke of Edinburgh since 1947, when he was created Baron Greenwich, Earl of Merioneth and Duke of Edinburgh

Midlothian, Earl of (UK, 1911) - the earldom has been held by the Earls of Rosebery since 1911, when the 5th Earl of Rosebery was created Baron Epsom, Viscount Mentmore and Earl of Midlothian

Minto, Earl of (UK, 1813)

Morley, Earl of (UK, 1815)

Mountbatten of Burma, Earl (UK, 1947)

Mulgrave, Earl of (UK, 1812) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Normanby since 1838, when the 2nd Earl of Mulgrave was created Marquess of Normanby

 

Nelson, Earl (UK, 1805)

 

Onslow, Earl of (UK, 1801)

Oxford and Asquith, Earl of (UK, 1928)

 

Peel, Earl (UK, 1929)

Plymouth, Earl of (UK, 1905)

Powis, Earl of (UK, 1804)

 

Reading, Earl of (UK, 1917) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Reading since 1926, when the 1st Earl of Reading was created Marquess of Reading

Rocksavage, Earl of (UK, 1815) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Cholmondeley since 1815, when the 4th Earl of Cholmondeley was created Earl of Rocksavage and Marquess of Cholmondeley

Romney, Earl of (UK, 1801)

Ronaldshay, Earl of (UK, 1892) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Zetland since 1892, when the 3rd Earl of Zetland was created Earl of Ronaldshay and Marquess of Zetland

Rosslyn, Earl of (UK, 1801)

Russell, Earl (UK, 1861)

 

St Aldwyn, Earl (UK, 1915)

St Andrews, Earl of (UK, 1934) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Kent since 1934, when HRH The Prince George, 4th son of HM King George V, was created Baron Downpatrick, Earl of St Andrews and Duke of Kent

St Germans, Earl of (UK, 1815)

Selborne, Earl of (UK, 1882)

Snowdon, Earl of (UK, 1961)

Stockton, Earl of (UK, 1984)

Stradbroke, Earl of (UK, 1821)

Strafford, Earl of (UK, 1847)

Strathearn, Earl of (UK, 2011) - the earldom has been held by the 1st Duke of Cambridge since 2011, when HRH Prince William of Wales was created Baron Carrickfergus, Earl of Strathearn and Duke of Cambridge

Strathmore and Kinghorne, Earl of (UK, 1937) - the earldom has been held by the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne in the Peerage of Scotland since 1937, when the 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne was created Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne in the Peerage of the United Kingdom to mark his daughter's Coronation as Queen Consort to HM King George VI

Swinton, Earl of (UK, 1955)

 

Temple of Stowe, Earl (UK, 1822)

 

Ulster, Earl of (UK, 1928) - the earldom has been held by the Dukes of Gloucester since 1928, when HRH The Prince Henry, 3rd son of HM King George V, was created Baron Culloden, Earl of Ulster and Duke of Gloucester

 

Vane, Earl (UK, 1823) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Londonderry since 1823, when the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry was created Viscount Seaham and Earl Vane

Verulam, Earl of (UK, 1815)

 

Wellington (UK, 1812) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Wellington since Oct 1812, when the 1st Earl of Wellington was created Marquess of Wellington, and by the Dukes of Wellington since 1814, when the 1st Marquess of Wellington was created Duke of Wellington

Wessex (UK, 1999)

Wharncliffe (UK, 1876)

Wilton (UK, 1801)

Winton (UK, 1859) - the earldom has been held by the Earls of Eglinton since 1859, when the 13th Earl of Eglinton was created Earl of Winton

Woolton (UK, 1956)

 

Yarborough (UK, 1837)

 

Zetland (UK, 1838) - the earldom has been held by the Marquesses of Zetland since 1892, when the 3rd Earl of Zetland was created Earl of Ronaldshay and Marquess of Zetland

 

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