David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley Author

David armstrong jones viscount linley

David Albert Charles Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (born 3 November 1961), known professionally as David Linley, is an English furniture maker and chairman of the auction house Christie's UK. The son of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, he is a grandson of King George VI, and is 15th in the line of succession to the British Throne and the thrones of the 15 other Commonwealth realms and heir-apparent to the Earldom of Snowdon. Born at the Royal property, Clarence House, in London, Linley was educated at Bedales, where he developed a passion for arts and crafts. From 1980 to 1982 he studied at Parnham College for craftsmen in wood. He opened a workshop in Dorking where he designed and made furniture for three years before setting up his own company David Linley Furniture Ltd, now known as Linley, where he makes bespoke furniture, upholstery, and interior design products known for their neoclassical appearance and use of inlaid woods. He has written numerous books and lectured around the world. On 1 December 2006 he took up the post of chairman of Christie's UK, having joined the board in 2005 as a non-executive director.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 3rd, 1961
Place of birth
Clarence House


1.House of Windsor

Royal line


Ruled from


Kingdoms ruled

United Kingdom
Realm of New Zealand

Preceded by

House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Organizations founded

1. Stroke Association


Date funded

January 1st, 1992

Wikiedia article

The Stroke Association is a charity in the United Kingdom. It works to prevent stroke, and to support everyone touched by stroke, fund research, and campaign for the rights of stroke survivors of all ages.

Written work

1.Extraordinary furniture

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1996. at New York City (192 pages)


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