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Harold Macmillan’s grandson, the Earl of Stockton, 79, is banned from driving after driving while intoxicated


The grandson of former Prime Minister Harold MacMillan has been arrested after crashing his Range Rover into two parked cars while drunk.

The 79-year-old Earl of Stockton, Alexander Macmillan, pleaded guilty to the drink-driving charge at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court before being banned from the roads and fined nearly £10,000.

Lord Stockton, who is a hereditary peer, was on his way to his home in Denham, Buckinghamshire, when he crashed his black four-wheel-drive into two parked vehicles – he later failed a breathalyzer test.

The 79-year-old Earl of Stockton, Alexander Macmillan, pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge at Wycombe Magistrates Court.  The Earl had driven his black Range Rover into two cars parked near his home in Denham, Buckinghamshire.

The 79-year-old Earl of Stockton, Alexander Macmillan, pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge at Wycombe Magistrates Court. The Earl had driven his black Range Rover into two cars parked near his home in Denham, Buckinghamshire.

The court heard yesterday that he skipped lunch before ‘drinking wine’ at an event near his home on July 31 before leaving around 5.30pm.

On his return trip, the Lord swerved into parked vehicles and caused minor damage to cars.

Police were then called to the scene and after failing the breathalyzer he was taken into custody at Maidenhead Police Station where he gave a reading of 42 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of alcohol. breath.

That was seven micrograms above the legal limit of 35.

The former Conservative member of the European Parliament said he was ‘extremely narrative’ about what happened and regretted the ‘bad decision’ he made to return home that day.

The Prime Minister’s grandson has pleaded guilty to the drunk driving charge against him.

He was fined £7,616 and ordered to pay £2,805 in costs – the steep fine was imposed to reflect Lord Stockton’s substantial net worth.

The Earl, who also spent time on South Bucks District Council after being elected in 2011, appeared on the Sunday Times rich list several times – in 2009 his worth was estimated at £160million after having sold the Macmillan edition. band.

He also received a 13 month disqualification which can be reduced to 13 weeks if he completes an alcohol awareness course.

The Earl married aristocrat Miranda Quarry in 1995, but they later divorced in 2011. After separating from her, he said: ¿Miranda is too exotic for me.  I am the pig who loved the leopard.¿

The Earl married aristocrat Miranda Quarry in 1995, but they later divorced in 2011. After separating from her, he said: ¿Miranda is too exotic for me.  I am the pig who loved the leopard.¿

The Earl married aristocrat Miranda Quarry in 1995 but they later divorced in 2011. After separating from her he said: ‘Miranda is too exotic for me. I am the pig who loved the leopard.

The Earl has long enjoyed a colorful existence.

He was married to Peter Seller’s Australian-born ex-wife and aristocrat, Miranda Quarry.

The couple married in 1995, making her the Countess of Stockton, but they later divorced in 2011.

At some point after parting ways with her, he said, “Miranda is too exotic for me. I am the pig who loved the leopard.

Previously, he had been married for 21 years to Hélène Birgitte Hamilton, whom he met when he was a journalist in Paris and she worked as a secretary to then British Ambassador Christopher Soames.

The couple had three children together.

Her eldest son Dan Macmillan, 47, made headlines when his ex-girlfriend took her own life while she was staying at a private mental hospital in Marylebone, London.

Socialite Daisy Boyd, and daughter of architect Tim Boyd,

Miss Boyd had been engaged to the earl’s son for three years before breaking up in July 2017.

Miss Boyd was left ‘extremely distressed’ at the end in October 2016 and asked to be checked into Nightingale Hospital.

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