Queen Elizabeth’s Nephew, Earl of Snowdon, Confirms Divorce

Queen Elizabeth’s Nephew, Earl of Snowdon, Confirms Divorce

David Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, and his spouse Serena have “amicably agreed” to file for a divorce after 26 years of marriage, the couple introduced Tuesday.

Armstrong-Jones, the nephew of Queen Elizabeth II and son of Princess Margaret, is the second royal to substantiate a cut up from his spouse this month. The announcement comes per week after the Queen’s grandson, Peter Phillips, and his spouse Autumn additionally introduced their plans to separate.

“The Earl and Countess of Snowdon have amicably agreed that their marriage has come to an finish and that they shall be divorced,” an announcement from the couple’s representatives offered to TIME reads. “They ask that the press respect their privateness and that of their household.”

Armstrong-Jones is the son of the Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret, who died in 2002, and photographer Anthony Amstrong-Jones, the primary Earl of Snowdon, who died in 2017. He’s at the moment the 22nd in line for the British throne. He and his spouse have two youngsters, 20 year-old Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley, and Woman Margarita Armstrong-Jones, 17.