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List of Succession to the British Throne

The line of succession for the British monarchy is determined by primogeniture, whereby the eldest son of the incumbent inherits the throne, the line of succession then follows the descendants of the person in line before going on to consider their siblings. Sons are always considered before daughters. Only Protestant descendants of Electress Sophia of Hanover are eligible to inherit the throne.

Anyone who is a Roman Catholic or who marries one is excluded from the throne. They have been noted below as "skipped".

Current Queen: Elizabeth II

  1. HRH The Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth's eldest son
  2. HRH Prince William of Wales, Prince Charles's elder son
  3. HRH Prince Harry of Wales, Prince Charles's younger son
  4. HRH The Duke of York, Queen Elizabeth's second son
  5. HRH Princess Beatrice of York, Prince Andrew's elder daughter
  6. HRH Princess Eugenie of York, Prince Andrew's younger daughter
  7. HRH The Earl of Wessex, Queen Elizabeth's youngest son
  8. HRH The Princess Royal, Queen Elizabeth's daughter
  9. Peter Phillips, The Princess Royal's son
  10. Zara Phillips, The Princess Royal's daughter
  11. Viscount Linley[?], grandson of King George VI through his daughter Princess Margaret
  12. The Hon. Charles Armstrong-Jones[?], Viscount Linley's son
  13. The Hon. Margarita Armstrong-Jones[?], Viscount Linley's daughter
  14. Lady Sarah Chatto[?], granddaughter of King George VI through Princess Margaret
  15. Samuel Chatto[?], son of Lady Sarah Chatto
  16. Arthur Chatto[?], son of Lady Sarah Chatto
  17. HRH The Duke of Gloucester, grandson of King George V through his son Prince Henry
  18. Earl of Ulster[?], son of the Duke of Gloucester
  19. Lady Davina Windsor[?], daughter of the Duke of Gloucester
  20. Lady Rose Windsor[?], daughter of the Duke of Gloucester
  21. HRH The Duke of Kent[?], grandson of King George V through his son Prince George
  22. Lady Marina Charlotte Windsor[?], grandaughter of the Duke of Kent (skipped her father George, Earl of St. Andrews and her brother Edward, Baron Downpatrick)
  23. Lady Amelia Windsor[?], daughter of Lord St. Andrews
  24. Lady Helen Taylor[?], daughter of the Duke of Kent (skipped her brother, Lord Nicholas Windsor[?])
  25. Columbus Taylor[?], son of Lady Helen Taylor
  26. Cassius Taylor[?], son of Lady Helen Taylor
  27. Eloise Taylor[?], daughter of Lady Helen Taylor
  28. Lord Frederick Windsor[?], great-grandson of King George V through Prince George (skipped his father HRH Prince Michael of Kent[?])
  29. Lady Gabriella Windsor[?], daughter of Prince Michael of Kent
  30. HRH Princess Alexandra[?], grandson of King George V through Price George
  31. James Ogilvy[?], son of Princess Alexandra
  32. Alexander Ogilvy[?], son of James Ogilvy
  33. Flora Ogilvy[?], daughter of James Ogilvy
  34. Marina Mowatt[?], daughter of Princess Alexandra
  35. Christian Mowatt[?], son of Marina Mowatt
  36. Zenouska Mowatt[?], daughter of Marina Mowatt
  37. The Earl of Harewood[?], grandson of King George V through his daughter Princess Mary
  38. Viscount Lascelles[?], son of the Earl of Harewood
  39. The Hon. Alexander Lascelles[?], son of Viscount Lascelles
  40. The Hon. Edward Lascelles[?], son of Viscount Lascelles
  41. The Hon. James Lascelles[?], son of the Earl of Harewood
  42. Rowan Lascelles[?], son of James Lascelles
  43. Tewa Lascelles[?], son of James Lascelles
  44. Sophie Lascelles[?], daughter of James Lascelles
  45. The Hon. Jeremy Lascelles[?], son of the Earl of Harewood
  46. Thomas Lascelles[?], son of Jeremy Lascelles
  47. Ellen Lascelles[?], daughter of Jeremy Lascelles
  48. Amy Lascelles[?], daughter of Jeremy Lascelles
  49. Henry Lascelles[?], grandson of King George V through Princess Mary
  50. Maximilian Lascelles[?], son of Henry Lascelles
  51. The Duke of Fife[?], great-grandson of King Edward VII through his daughter Princess Louise[?]
  52. Earl of Southesk[?], son of the Duke of Fife
  53. Lord Carnegie[?], son of Lord Southesk
  54. The Hon. George William Carnegie[?], son of Lord Southesk
  55. The Hon. Hugh Alexander Carnegie[?], son of Lorth Southesk
  56. Lady Alexandra Etherington[?], daughter of the Duke of Fife
  57. Amelia Mary Carnegie Etherington[?], daughter of Lady Alexandra Etherington
  58. HM King Harald V of Norway, great-grandson of King Edward VII through his daughter, Queen Maud of Norway[?]
  59. HRH Crown Prince Haakon Magnus of Norway, son of King Harald
  60. HRH Princess Martha Louise of Norway, daughter of King Harald
  61. Maud Behn[?], daughter of Princess Martha Louise
  62. HH Princess Raghnild of Norway[?], sister of King Harald
  63. Olav Lorentzen[?], grandson of Princess Raghmild (skipped his father Haakon Lorentzen[?])
  64. Christian Lorentzen[?], son of Haakon Lorentzen
  65. Sophia Lorentzen[?], daughter of Haakon Lorentzen
  66. Victoria Ribeiro[?], grandaughter of Princess Ragnhild (skipped her mother Ingeborg Lorentzen[?])
  67. Ragnhild Lorentzen[?], daughter of Princess Ragnhild
  68. HH Princess Astrid of Norway[?], sister of King Harald
  69. Alexander Ferner[?], son of Princess Astrid
  70. Stella Ferner[?], daughter of Alexander Ferner
  71. Carl-Christian Ferner[?], son of Princess Astrid
  72. Cathrine Johansen[?], daughter of Princess Astrid
  73. Sebastian Johansen[?], daughter of Cathrine Johansen
  74. Madeleine Johansen[?], daughter of Cathrine Johansen
  75. Benedikte Ferner[?], daughter of Princess Astrid
  76. Elisabeth Ferner[?], daughter of Princess Astrid
  77. Benjamin Beckman[?], son of Elizabeth Ferner
  78. HRH Princess Margarita of Romania[?], great-great-great-grandaughter of Queen Victoria through her son Prince Alfred (skipped her father King Michael of Romania)
  79. HRH Princess Helen of Romania[?], daughter of King Michael
  80. Nicholas Medforth-Mills[?], son of Princess Helen
  81. Karina Medforth-Mills[?], daughter of Princess Helen
  82. HRH Princess Irina of Romania[?], daughter of King Michael
  83. Michael Kreuger[?], son of Princess Irina
  84. Angelica Kreuger[?], daughter of Princess Irina
  85. HRH Princess Sophie of Romania[?], daughter of King Michael
  86. Elisabeta-Maria de Laufenborg[?], daughter of Priness Sophie
  87. HRH Prince Peter of Yugoslavia[?], great-great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred (skipped his father Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia[?])
  88. HRH Prince Philip of Yugoslavia[?], son of Crown Prince Alexander
  89. HRH Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia[?], son of Crown Prince Alexander
  90. HRH Prince Nikolas of Yugoslavia[?], great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  91. HRH Princess Marija of Yugoslavia[?], daughter of Prince Nikolas
  92. HRH Prince George of Yugoslavia[?], brother of Prince Nikolas
  93. HRH Prince Michael of Yugoslavia[?], brother of Prince Nikolas
  94. HRH Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia[?], sister of Prince Nikolas
  95. Victoria de Silva[?], daughter of Princess Katarina
  96. HRH Prince Karl Wladimir of Yugoslavia[?], great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  97. HRH Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia[?], brother of Prince Karl Wladimir
  98. HRH Princess Tatiana of Yugoslavia[?], sister of Prince Karl Wladimir
  99. Sonja Thune-Larsen[?], daughter of Princess Tatiana
  100. Olga Thune-Larsen[?], daughter of Princess Tatiana
  101. Stefan Habsburg[?], great-great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred (skipped his father Christopher Habsburg[?])
  102. Saygan Habsburg[?], son of Christopher Habsburg
  103. Maria Antonia Habsburg[?], daughter of Christopher Habsburg
  104. Peter Habsburg[?], brother of Christopher Habsburg
  105. Anton Habsburg[?], brother of Christopher Habsburg
  106. Ileana Habsburg[?], sister of Christopher Habsburg
  107. Nicholas Snyder[?], son of Ileana Habsburg
  108. Alexandra Snyder[?], daughter of Ileana Habsburg
  109. Constantza Snyder[?], daughter of Ileana Habsburg
  110. Constantza Habsburg[?], sister of Christopher Habsburg
  111. HIRH Archduke Dominic of Austria[?], great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  112. Count Sandor von Habsburg[?], son of Archduke Dominic
  113. Count Gregor von Habsburg[?], son of Archduke Dominic
  114. Countess Ileana Kottulinsky[?], niece of Archduke Dominic
  115. HIRH Archduchess Alexandra of Austria[?], sister of Archduke Dominic
  116. HIRH Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria[?], sister of Archduke Dominic
  117. Baron Johann von Holzhausen[?], son of Archduchess Maria Magdalena
  118. Baron Georg von Holzhausen[?], son of Archduchess Maria Magdalena
  119. Baron Alexander von Holzhausen[?], son of Baron Georg
  120. Baron Tassilo von Holzhausen[?], son of Baron Georg
  121. Baroness Alexandra von Holzhausen[?], daughter of Archduchess Maria Magdalena
  122. Ferdinand Ferch[?], son of Baroness Alexandra
  123. Leopold Frech[?], son of Baroness Alexandra
  124. Benedikt Ferch[?], son of Baroness Alexandra
  125. Elisabeth Ferch[?], daughter of Baroness Alexandra
  126. HIRH Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria[?], sister of Archduke Dominic
  127. Anton Sandhofer[?], son of Archduchess Elisabeth
  128. Dominik Sandhofer[?], son of Anton Sandhofer
  129. Margareta Sandhofer[?], daughter of Archduchess Elisabeth
  130. Mauritio Lux[?], son of Margareta Sandhofer
  131. Andrea Sandhofer[?], daughter of Archduchess Elisabeth
  132. Ferdinand Zarbl[?], son of Andrea Sandhofer
  133. Benedikt Zarbl[?], son of Andrea Sandhofer
  134. Elisabeth Sandhofer[?], daughter of Archduchess Elisabeth
  135. HIH Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia[?], great-great-grandaughter of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  136. HIH Grand Duke George Mikhailovitch of Russia[?], son of Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna
  137. HSH Princess CÚcilia of Leiningen[?], great-great-great-great-grandaughter of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred (skipped her father Prince Karl Emich of Leiningen[?])
  138. HSH Princess Theresa of Leiningen[?], daughter of Prince Karl Emich
  139. HSH Prince Andreas of Leiningen[?], brohter of Prince Karl Emich
  140. HSH Prince Ferdinand of Leiningen[?], son of Prince Andreas
  141. HSH Prince Hermann of Leiningen[?], son of Prince Andreas
  142. HSH Princess Olga of Leiningen[?], daughter of Prince Andreas
  143. HSH Princess Melita of Leiningen[?], sister of Prince Karl Emich
  144. HSH Princess Stephanie of Leiningen[?], sister of Prince Karl Emich
  145. HSH Prince Boris of Leiningen[?], great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  146. HSH Prince Nicholas of Leiningen[?], son of Prince Boris
  147. HSH Prince Hermann of Leiningen[?], brother of Prince Boris
  148. HSH Princess Tatiana of Leiningen[?], daughter of Prince Hermann
  149. HSH Princess Nadia of Leiningen[?], daughter of Prince Hermann
  150. HSH Princess Alexandra of Leiningen[?], daughter of Prince Hermann
  151. HSH Princess Kira of Leiningen[?], great-great-grandaughter of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  152. HSH Prince Alexander of Hohenzollern[?], great-great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred (skipped his father Prince Karl Friedrich of Hohenzollern[?]
  153. Philippa von Hohenzollern[?], daughter of Prince Karl Friedrich
  154. Flaminia von Hohenzollern[?], daughter of Prince Karl Friedrich
  155. Antonia von Hohenzollern[?], daughter of Prince Karl Friedrich
  156. HSH Prince Albrecht of Hohenzollern[?], brother of Prince Karl Friedrich
  157. HSH Prince Ferdinand of Hohenzollern[?], brother of Prince Karl Friedrich
  158. HSH Prince Alois of Hohenzollern[?], son of Prince Ferdinand
  159. HSH Princess Mechtild of Leiningen[?], great-great-grandaughter of Queen Victoria through Prince Alfred
  160. Ulf Bauscher[?], son of Princess Mechtild
  161. Berthold Bauscher[?], son of Princess Mechtild
  162. Erik Bauscher[?], son of Berthold Bauscher
  163. Franka Bauscher[?], daughter of Berthold Bauscher
  164. Johann Bauscher[?], son of Princess Mechtild

for even futher down the line look here http://www.geocities.com/albersseecup2001/royal/qvd.htm (http://www.geocities.com/albersseecup2001/royal/qvd.htm) - not a very well laid out page.

see also http://members.aol.com/eurostamm/succession_2001 for an accurate list of all descendants of Electress Sophia as of January 1, 2001.



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