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HM Grants Earldom to Prince Edward
Arms: Quarterly 1st and 4th Or a lion rampant within a double tressure flory counter flory Gules; 2nd Gules three lions passant gardant in pale Or; 3rd Azure a harp Or stringed Argent; overall a label of three lappets Argent the centre one charged with a double rose Gules and Argent.

Arms of Prince Edward for his use in Scotland.

On Sunday, 10 Mar 2019, on the occasion of the 55th birthday of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, youngest son of HM the Queen and Prince Philip, Her Majesty bestowed on him the title of Earl of Forfar for his use in Scotland. This is the second creation of this title.

The first creation of the Earl of Forfar was in 1661 for Archibald Douglas who was succeeded by his son, Archibald Douglas, as 2nd Earl in 1712 and who was wounded and died unmarried in 1715, age 23, when the title went extinct.

The artwork is a rendition by John Hamilton Gaylor.

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