|Name Gerald Lascelles||Children Henry Lascelles|
|Born 21 August 1924 (1924-08-21) Goldsborough Hall, Yorkshire|
Role Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood's son
Died February 27, 1998, Bergerac, France
Spouse Elizabeth Collingwood (m. 1978), Angela Lascelles (m. 1952–1978)
Parents Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood
Siblings George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood
Similar People George Lascelles - 7th Earl o, Henry Lascelles - 6th Earl o, Mary - Princess Royal an, David Lascelles - 8th Earl o, Elizabeth II
Gerald David Lascelles (21 August 1924 – 27 February 1998) was the younger son of Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood and Mary, Princess Royal, the only daughter of King George V of the United Kingdom and Mary of Teck. He was the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. He was styled The Honourable Gerald Lascelles. He and his first cousin, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, shared the same birthday.
Life and family
Lascelles was born at Goldsborough Hall, near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, and was baptised with The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of York as his godparents. At his birth, he was 7th in the line of succession.
On 15 July 1952, he married Angela Estree Lyssod D'Arcy Dowding (20 April 1919 – 28 February 2007) at St. Margaret's, Westminster. They then moved into a house in Albion Mews, W2. Before divorcing in 1978, they had one son:
Lascelles was the president of the British Racing Drivers' Club from 1964 to 1991, after the 5th Earl Howe died. Lord Howe had asked Lascelles to replace him. He was briefly a driver before this. In his role as BRDC president, Lascelles was invited by the Australian Racing Drivers Club, promoters of the Bathurst 1000 Touring car race, to be the Grand Marshal for the 1985 race.
He was also a passionate jazz enthusiast, and he collaborated with journalist and magazine editor Sinclair Traill in compiling the popular Just Jazz yearbooks in the 1950s.