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Gerald David Lascelles (21 August 1924 – 27 February 1998) was the younger son of the 6th Earl of Harewood and Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, the only daughter of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary. He was the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. He was styled The Honourable Gerald Lascelles. He and his first cousin, The Princess Margaret shared the same birthday.

Lascelles was born at Goldsborough Hallmarker, near Knaresboroughmarker, North Yorkshire and was baptised with The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of York as his godparents. After Edward VIII abdicated, he became 8th in the line of succession.

For a brief moment, he dated Lorna Eloise Serrao (15 September 1926 - Present), from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Lorna still resides in Trinidad.

On 15 July 1952, he married Angela Estree Lyssod D'Arcy Dowding (20 April 1919 – 28 February 2007) at St. Margaret's, Westminstermarker. Before divorcing in 1978, they had one son, Henry Ulick Lascelles, born on 19 May 1953. He married Alexandra Morton (born 15 April 1953) on 25 August 1979. They had one son, Maximilian John Gerald Lascelles (born 19 December 1991), before divorcing in 1999. He married, secondly, Fiona Margaret Wilmott, on 2 June 2006.

On 17 November 1978, Lascelles married his second wife, Elizabeth Evelyn Collingwood (23 April 1924 – 14 January 2006) in Viennamarker, Austriamarker. They had one son, Martin David, born out of wedlock on 9 February 1962.

He 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. He died in Bergeracmarker, Francemarker in 1998.

At his death he was the second grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary to die (and second grandchild born), since the death in 1972, of his cousin Prince William of Gloucester.

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