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Charles Henry John Benedict Crofton Chetwynd Chetwynd-Talbot (The Rt. Hon.)

22nd Earl of Shrewsbury, 22nd Earl of Waterford, 7th Earl Talbot. (born 18 December 1952), styled Viscount Ingestre until 1980, is an English nobleman and the Lord High Steward of Ireland. He is the premier earl in the Peerage of England as the Earl of Shrewsbury (created 1442), and in the Peerage of Ireland as the Earl of Waterford (1446). He also holds the titles of Earl Talbot and Baron Talbot. He retired as director and deputy chairman of Britannia Building Society and then was appointed president of the Building Societies Association. Lord Shrewsbury was appointed as the first Chancellor of Wolverhampton University and was awarded an Honorary LLD. He promotes British industry and commerce in the United States and at home. He acts as senior advisor to a number of major UK businesses. He voluntarily represents and promotes the British shooting sports and all countryside issues both in Parliament and to a wider audience.

He is an enthusiastic kitchen gardener and an accomplished cook.

Spouse: Deborah Jane Hutchinson

Children: 3,

Parents: John Chetwynd-Talbot, 21st Earl of Shrewsbury, Nadine Crofton

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