Friday, July 28, 2017

Royal Profile: 21 Facts about Samuel David Benedict Chatto

  1. Samuel David Benedict Chatto was born 28 July 1998 in London, the elder of two sons of The Lady Sarah Chatto and David Chatto {Source}. 
  2. He has a younger brother:
    1. Arthur Robert Nathaniel Chatto (1999)
  3. One of his godparents was The Prince Charles of Wales {Source}.
  4. He is currently 22nd in line to succeed to the throne of the United Kingdom after his mother {Source}.
  5. For his younger years, he attended Westminster Cathedral Choir School {Source}. 
  6. He is believed to have followed Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry's footsteps and attended Eton College{Source}.
  7. Although he performs no official royal functions, he has attended a few in recent years. 
  8. He and his family typically attend Christmas at Sandringham {2006, 2008, 2010, 2015}. He also has attended the State Opening of Parliament {2010}{2013}
  9. He along side his family, aunt and uncle and cousins, attended the service of Thanksgiving in honor of his late grandmother and great-grandmother in 2012 {Photos}. 
  10. Also in 2012, he alongside his parents and brother, attended the Cartier Style & Luxury Lunch at Goodwood Festival of Speed {Photos}, attended day 1 of the Goodwood Races {Photos}.
  11. He is a regular at Queen Elizabeth II's pre-Christmas luncheon {2011 seated between his parents, 2012 sitting behind his brother, 2013, seated behind his parents}
  12. It is presumed that Samuel leads a relatively normal life, in spite of being a great-nephew to the Queen.
  13. His maternal uncles and aunts are:
    1. David Armstrong-Jones, The 2nd Earl of Snowdon (1961)
      1. The Lady Serena Armstrong-Jones, The Countess of Snowdon (1970, m. 1993)
    2. The Lady Frances von Hofmannsthal (1979, from her father's 2nd marriage)
      1. Rodolphe von Hofmannsthal (m. 2006)
    3. Jasper William Oliver Cable-Alexander (1998, illegitimate son of his grandfather, who is only about 12 weeks older than he is!)
  14. His maternal cousins are:
    1. Charles Patrick Indigo Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linely (1998)
    2. The Lady Margarita Elizabeth Rose Alleyne Armstrong-Jones (2002)
    3. Rex Antony Octavian Hofmannsthal (2008)
    4. Maud Dolores Diamond Hofmannsthal (2009)
    5. Sybil Sabrina Ernestine von Hofmannsthal (2013)
  15. He is related to the following monarchs:
    1. Queen Elizabeth II: his maternal great aunt, his grandmother and she were sisters.
    2. King Carl XVI Gustaf: 3rd cousin 2x removed through Queen Victoria
    3. Queen Margrethe II: 3rd cousins 2x removed through Queen Victoria
    4. King Constantine II: 3rd cousins 1x removed through Queen Victoria
  16. He is related to the following consorts:
    1. The Duke of Edinburgh: his great uncle, he married his great aunt Elizabeth, and they are also 3rd cousins 3x removed through Queen Victoria. 
  17. He is currently enrolled in university at The University of Edinburgh {Source}
  18. He is active on social media (do not ask-the answer is already no, and it's pretty locked down anyway)
  19. His maternal grandparents were The Princess Margaret, The Countess of Snowdon & Antony Armstrong-Jones, The 1st Earl of Snowdon{Source}.
  20. His paternal grandparents were Tom Chatto and Rosalind Chatto {Source}.
  21. His paternal uncle is{Source}:
    1. James A. Chatto

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