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The British Line of Succession, From 1 to 25

Here's who will take the throne after Queen Elizabeth II.
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It's common knowledge that Prince William is second in line to the throne, but where is Prince Harry's place in the succession? What about Princess Anne? Read on for the full order from Prince Charles to the Earl of Ulster.


1. PRINCE CHARLES

Branch of the Family Tree: Oldest son of Queen Elizabeth II


2. PRINCE WILLIAM

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Prince Charles; grandson of Queen Elizabeth II


3. PRINCE GEORGE

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Prince William; grandson of Prince Charles; great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth II


4. PRINCESS CHARLOTTE

Branch of the Family Tree: Daughter of Prince William; granddaughter of Prince Charles; great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II


5. PRINCE HARRY

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Prince Charles; grandson of Queen Elizabeth II


6. PRINCE ANDREW, DUKE OF YORK

Branch of the Family Tree: Second oldest son of Queen Elizabeth II


7. PRINCESS BEATRICE OF YORK

Branch of the Family Tree: Oldest daughter of Prince Andrew; granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II

(Beatrice is pictured here with her father)


8. PRINCESS EUGENIE OF YORK

Branch of the Family Tree: Younger daughter of Prince Andrew; granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II


9. PRINCE EDWARD, EARL OF WESSEX

Branch of the Family Tree: Youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II


10. JAMES, VISCOUNT SEVERN

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Prince Edward; grandson of Queen Elizabeth II


11. LADY LOUISE MOUNTBATTEN-WINDSOR

Branch of the Family Tree: Daughter of Prince Edward; granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II


12. PRINCESS ANNE, THE PRINCESS ROYAL

Branch of the Family Tree: Only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II


13. PETER PHILLIPS

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Princess Anne; grandson of Queen Elizabeth II


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14. SAVANNAH PHILLIPS AND 15. ISLA PHILLIPS

Branch of the Family Tree: Daughters of Peter Phillips; granddaughters of Queen Elizabeth II

(Isla is pictured on the left and Savannah on the right)


16. ZARA TINDALL

Branch of the Family Tree: Daughter of Princess Anne; granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II


17. MIA TINDALL

Branch of the Family Tree: Daughter of Zara Tindall; great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II


18. DAVID ARMSTRONG-JONES, VISCOUNT LINLEY

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of the late Princess Margaret; nephew of Queen Elizabeth II

(pictured on the left)


19. CHARLES ARMSTRONG-JONES AND 20. MARGARITA ARMSTRONG-JONES

Branch of the Family Tree: Children of David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley; grand-nephew and -niece of Queen Elizabeth II


21. LADY SARAH CHATTO

Branch of the Family Tree: Daughter of the late Princess Margaret; niece of Queen Elizabeth II


22. SAMUEL CHATTO

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Lady Sarah Chatto; grandnephew of Queen Elizabeth II


23. ARTHUR CHATTO

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Lady Sarah Chatto; grandnephew of Queen Elizabeth II


24. PRINCE RICHARD, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER

Branch of the Family Tree: Grandson of King George V, son of Henry, Duke of Gloucester, who was Queen Elizabeth II paternal uncle; cousin to the Queen.


25. ALEXANDER WINDSOR, EARL OF ULSTER

Branch of the Family Tree: Son of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester; first cousin once-removed of Queen Elizabeth II

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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