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List of Earls
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List of Earls

This is a list of present Earls in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. The general order of precedence among Earls is:
  1. Earls of England
  2. Earls of Scotland
  3. Earls of Great Britain
  4. Earls of Ireland created before 1801
  5. Earls of the United Kingdom and of Ireland created after 1801

''N.B. Several older earldoms still exist, but have become merged (either through marriage or through elevation) with marquessates or dukedoms, and are therefore not listed here.

Earls of England

  1. The Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford (1442)
  2. The Earl of Derby (1485)
  3. The Earl of Huntingdon (1529)
  4. The Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery (1551)
  5. The Earl of Devon (1553)
  6. The Earl of Lincoln (1572)
  7. The Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire (1603)
  8. The Earl of Denbigh and Desmond (1622)
  9. The Earl of Westmorland (1624)
  10. The Earl of Lindsey and Abingdon (1626)
  11. The Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham (1628)
  12. The Earl of Sandwich (1660)
  13. The Earl of Essex (1661)
  14. The Earl of Carlisle (1661)
  15. The Earl of Shaftesbury (1672)
  16. The Earl of Portland (1689)
  17. The Earl of Scarbrough (1690)
  18. The Earl of Albemarle (1697)
  19. The Earl of Coventry (1697)
  20. The Earl of Jersey (1697)

Earls of Scotland

  1. The Countess of Mar (1114)
  2. The Countess of Sutherland (1230)
  3. The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres (1398)
  4. The Earl of Mar and Kellie (1405)
  5. The Earl of Erroll (1453)
  6. The Earl of Caithness (1455)
  7. The Earl of Rothes (1458)
  8. The Earl of Morton (1458)
  9. The Earl of Buchan (1469)
  10. The Earl of Eglinton (1508)
  11. The Earl of Moray (1562)
  12. The Earl of Home (1605)
  13. The Earl of Perth (1605)
  14. The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1606)
  15. The Earl of Haddington (1619)
  16. The Earl of Galloway (1623)
  17. The Earl of Lauderdale (1624)
  18. The Earl of Lindsay (1633)
  19. The Earl of Loudoun (1633)
  20. The Earl of Kinnoull (1633)
  21. The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine (1633)
  22. The Earl of Wemyss and March (1633)
  23. The Earl of Dalhousie (1633)
  24. The Earl of Airlie (1639)
  25. The Earl of Leven and Melville (1641)
  26. The Countess of Dysart (1643)
  27. The Earl of Selkirk (1646, presently disclaimed by the Lord Selkirk of Douglas)
  28. The Earl of Northesk (1647)
  29. The Earl of Dundee (1660)
  30. The Earl of Newburgh (1660)
  31. The Earl of Annandale and Hartfell (1662)
  32. The Earl of Dundonald (1669)
  33. The Earl of Kintore (1677)
  34. The Earl of Dunmore (1686)
  35. The Earl of Orkney (1696)
  36. The Earl of Seafield (1701)
  37. The Earl of Stair (1703)
  38. The Earl of Rosebery (1703)
  39. The Earl of Glasgow (1703)

Earls of Great Britain

  1. The Earl Ferrers (1711)
  2. The Earl of Dartmouth (1711)
  3. The Earl of Tankerville (1714)
  4. The Earl of Aylesford (1714)
  5. The Earl of Macclesfield (1721)
  6. The Earl Waldegrave (1729)
  7. The Earl of Harrington (1742)
  8. The Earl of Portsmouth (1743)
  9. The Earl Brooke and of Warwick (1746, known as the Earl of Warwick)
  10. The Earl of Buckinghamshire (1746)
  11. The Earl of Guilford (1752)
  12. The Earl of Hardwicke (1754)
  13. The Earl of Ilchester (1756)
  14. The Earl De La Warr (1761)
  15. The Earl of Radnor (1765)
  16. The Earl Spencer (1765)
  17. The Earl Bathurst (1772)
  18. The Earl of Clarendon (1776)
  19. The Earl of Mansfield and Mansfield (1776)
  20. The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1789)
  21. The Earl Fortescue (1789)
  22. The Earl of Carnarvon (1793)
  23. The Earl Cadogan (1800)
  24. The Earl of Malmesbury (1800)

Earls of Ireland prior to 1801

  1. The Earl of Cork and Orrery (1620)
  2. The Earl of Westmeath (1621)
  3. The Earl of Meath (1627)
  4. The Earl of Drogheda (1661)
  5. The Earl of Granard (1684)
  6. The Earl of Darnley (1725)
  7. The Earl of Egmont (1733)
  8. The Earl of Bessborough (1739)
  9. The Earl of Carrick (1748)
  10. The Earl of Shannon (1756)
  11. The Earl of Arran (1762)
  12. The Earl of Courtown (1762)
  13. The Earl of Mexborough (1766)
  14. The Earl Winterton (1766)
  15. The Earl of Kingston (1768)
  16. The Earl of Roden (1771)
  17. The Earl of Lisburn (1776)
  18. The Earl of Clanwilliam (1776)
  19. The Earl of Antrim (1785)
  20. The Earl of Longford (1785)
  21. The Earl of Portarlington (1785)
  22. The Earl of Mayo (1785)
  23. The Earl Annesley (1789)
  24. The Earl of Enniskillen (1789)
  25. The Earl Erne (1789)
  26. The Earl of Lucan (1795)
  27. The Earl Belmore (1797)
  28. The Earl Castle Stewart (1800)
  29. The Earl of Donoughmore (1800)
  30. The Earl of Caledon (1801)

Earls of the United Kingdom and of Ireland after 1801

  1. The Earl of Rosslyn (1801)
  2. The Earl of Craven (1801)
  3. The Earl of Onslow (1801)
  4. The Earl of Romney (1801)
  5. The Earl of Chichester (1801)
  6. The Earl of Wilton (1801)
  7. The Earl of Limerick (1803)
  8. The Earl of Clancarty (1803)
  9. The Earl of Powis (1804)
  10. The Earl Nelson (1805)
  11. The Earl of Gosford (1806)
  12. The Earl of Rosse (1806)
  13. The Earl of Normanton (1806)
  14. The Earl Grey (1806)
  15. The Earl of Lonsdale (1807)
  16. The Earl of Harrowby (1809)
  17. The Earl of Harewood (1812)
  18. The Earl of Minto (1813)
  19. The Earl Cathcart (1814)
  20. The Earl of Verulam (1815)
  21. The Earl of Saint Germans (1815)
  22. The Earl of Morley (1815)
  23. The Earl of Bradford (1815)
  24. The Earl of Eldon (1821)
  25. The Earl Howe (1821)
  26. The Earl of Stradbroke (1821)
  27. The Earl Temple of Stowe (1822)
  28. The Earl of Kilmorey (1822)
  29. The Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl (1822)
  30. The Earl of Listowel (1822)
  31. The Earl of Norbury (1827)
  32. The Earl Cawdor (1827)
  33. The Earl of Ranfurly (1831)
  34. The Earl of Lichfield (1831)
  35. The Earl of Durham (1833), presently disclaimed by Lord Lambton
  36. The Earl Granville (1833)
  37. The Earl of Effingham (1837)
  38. The Earl of Ducie (1837)
  39. The Earl of Yarborough (1837)
  40. The Earl of Leicester (1837)
  41. The Earl of Lovelace (1838)
  42. The Earl of Gainsborough (1841)
  43. The Earl of Strafford (1847)
  44. The Earl of Cottenham (1850)
  45. The Earl Cowley (1857)
  46. The Earl of Dudley (1860)
  47. The Earl Russell (1861)
  48. The Earl of Cromartie (1861)
  49. The Earl of Kimberley (1866)
  50. The Earl of Wharncliffe (1876)
  51. The Earl Cairns (1878)
  52. The Earl of Lytton (1880)
  53. The Earl of Selborne (1882)
  54. The Earl of Iddesleigh (1885)
  55. The Earl of Cranbrook (1892)
  56. The Earl of Halsbury (1898)
  57. The Earl of Cromer (1901)
  58. The Earl of Plymouth (1905)
  59. The Earl of Liverpool (1905)
  60. The Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1914)
  61. The Earl Saint Aldwyn (1915)
  62. The Earl Beatty (1919)
  63. The Earl Haig (1919)
  64. The Earl of Iveagh (1919)
  65. The Earl of Balfour (1922)
  66. The Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1925)
  67. The Earl Jellicoe (1925)
  68. The Earl of Inchcape (1929)
  69. The Earl Peel (1929)
  70. The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1937)
  71. The Earl of Halifax (1944)
  72. The Earl of Gowrie (1945)
  73. The Earl Lloyd George (1945)
  74. The Countess Mountbatten of Burma (1947)
  75. The Earl Alexander of Tunis (1952)
  76. The Earl of Swinton (1955)
  77. The Earl Attlee (1955)
  78. The Earl of Snowdon (1961)
  79. The Earl of Stockton (1984)
  80. The Earl of Wessex (1999)