James, Viscount Severn is the younger child of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Forfar, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Forfar. He is the youngest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and a nephew of King Charles III. He is 14th in the line of succession to the British throne. He is a member of the House of Windsor and the British royal family. He is styled as “Viscount Severn”. The title “Viscount Severn” acknowledges the Welsh roots of his mother’s family: the River Severn rises in Wales. When his parents were married, Buckingham Palace announced that their children would be styled as the children of an earl, rather than as prince or princess. Thus, court communications refer to him as Viscount Severn.
What is James, Viscount Severn Famous For?
Who are James, Viscount Severn’s Parents?
On 17th December 2007, James, Viscount Severn was born in Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley, Surrey, United Kingdom. He is British when it comes to his nationality and his ethnicity is British-White. His birth name is James Alexander Philip Theo Mountbatten-Windsor. He was born to Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. He is the youngest grandchild of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of his birth, he was eighth in the order of succession to inherit the throne but was bumped down to twelfth after other births in the family. He also has a sibling, a sister – Lady Louise Windsor whose birth name is Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor. They both have lakes named after them in Canada. He was baptized on 19 April 2008, in the Private Chapel of Windsor Castle by David Conner, the Dean of Windsor, and his godparents were Alastair Bruce of Crionaich, Duncan Bullivant, Thomas Hill, Denise Poulton, and Jeanye Irwin. He wore a newly made replica of the royal christening gown originally used by Victoria, the eldest child of Queen Victoria, in 1840. It has been worn for most royal christenings since then, and the original gown has now been preserved. As of 2020, he attended Eagle House School, a coeducational preparatory school near Sandhurst in Berkshire. His present age is 14 as of 2021.
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James, Viscount Official Appearance
- Along with his sister, Lady Louise, James, Viscount Severn participated in their first overseas engagement by accompanying their parents on a trip to South Africa in April 2015.
- He next participated in the Great British Beach Clean with his family at Southsea Beach in Hampshire, in support of the Marine Conservation Society in September 2020.
- In March 2022 James attended the memorial service for Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
- He attended the Platinum Jubilee National Service of Thanksgiving and the Platinum Party at the Palace in June 2022.
- On 17th September 2022, during the period of official mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, he joined his sister and six cousins to mount a 15-minute vigil around the body of the late Queen, as it lay in state at Westminster Hall.
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James, Viscount Severn Honors, and Achievements
- 6 February 2012: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
- 6 February 2022: Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal
- The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba named a lake in the north of the province after James
Who is James, Viscount Severn’s Girlfriend?
James, Viscount Severn is too young to get married. He is currently studying and he does not have a girlfriend as of now. He lived with his family at the Bagshot Park royal home in Surrey, England. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
What is James, Viscount Severn’s Net Worth?
James, Viscount Severn is a member of the House of Windsor and the British royal family. His net worth and salary are still to get disclosed yet as he is currently studying at Eagle House School. His net worth is still to get calculated yet. However, he is living a lavish lifestyle.
James, Viscount Severn Height and Weight
James, Viscount Severn stands at the height of 4 ft 11 in or 1.50 m. His body weight consists of 90 lbs or 41 Kg. He has a pair of brown eyes and his hair color is brown. His body type is slim. He has got a healthy body at present. He has a sweet smile with a glowing face.
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