Charles Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth

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Charles Geoffrey Nicholas Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth, KG, KCVO (born 2 August 1948) is a British hereditary peer. He is the son of Charles Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth, 4th Baron Shuttleworth, and his wife, Anne Elizabeth Phillips.[1]

Lord Shuttleworth was educated at Eton before he was elected FRICS and was a Director of Abbey National plc 1996–2004. He was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire on 13 January 1997,[2] and has been Chairman of the Association of Lord Lieutenants since 2008. He has served as a Member of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster since 1998 and was appointed Chairman of the Council in January 2006 [1].

Lord Shuttleworth was made a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in the 2011 New Year Honours,[3] in addition to being a Knight of St John (KJStJ). He was appointed a Knight of the Order of the Garter (KG) on 23 April 2016.[4]

The heir apparent to the barony is his son, the Hon Thomas Kay-Shuttleworth (born 1976). Lord Shuttleworth is Patron of The Veterans Association UK, an organisation dedicated to the welfare needs of veterans, serving personnel and their families.



  • The Hon. Charles Kay-Shuttleworth (1948–1975)
  • The Lord Shuttleworth Bt (1975–2011)
  • The Lord Shuttleworth Bt KCVO (2011–2016)
  • The Lord Shuttleworth Bt KG KCVO (2016–present)

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  1. ^ "Person Page". Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  2. ^ "No. 54654". The London Gazette. 17 January 1997. p. 675.
  3. ^ "No. 59647". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2010. p. 3.
  4. ^ Benet.Coulber (18 May 2016). "Appointments of Knights Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter". Retrieved 13 October 2018.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir Simon Towneley
Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Kay-Shuttleworth
Baron Shuttleworth
Heir apparent:
Hon. Thomas Kay-Shuttleworth