Earl of Strathmore: Queen’s relative jailed for sexual assault at Glamis Castle

Earl of Strathmore: Queen’s relative jailed for sexual assault at Glamis Castle
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A relative of the Queen has been jailed for 10 months for sexually assaulting a woman at his ancestral home.

Simon Bowes-Lyon, the Earl of Strathmore, pleaded guilty to attacking a woman at Glamis Castle, Angus, in February last year.

The 34-year-old, who is the son of a cousin of the Queen, was sentenced at Dundee Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

The court previously heard that the assault happened in a bedroom at the castle.

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Glamis Castle is the seat of the earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne

Last month, Bowes-Lyon apologised for his actions after entering his guilty plea, saying he felt “greatly ashamed” for causing “such distress to a guest in my home”.

He said he had…



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