LONDON (AP) — A relative of Queen Elizabeth II was sentenced Tuesday to 10 months in jail for sexually assaulting a lady at his ancestral citadel in Scotland.
Simon Bowes-Lyon, the Earl of Strathmore, had admitted assaulting the girl in a bed room at Glamis Fort in February 2020.
Bowes-Lyon, 34, who’s a primary cousin twice eliminated of the queen, pleaded responsible final month, saying he was “significantly ashamed of my actions which have induced such misery to a visitor in my residence.”
“I didn’t suppose I used to be able to behaving the way in which I did however have needed to resist it and take duty,” he stated.
He was sentenced Tuesday at Dundee Sheriff Court docket.
Glamis Fort, close to Dundee in central Scotland, is the childhood residence of the queen’s late mom, who was born Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.