When Antony Armstrong-Jones married Princess Margaret in Westminster Abbey on 6 May 1960, he became, at a stroke, a member of the Royal Family. His sister-in-law, the Queen, created him the first Earl of Snowdon. This biography of Snowdon contains inputs from his son, David, the actor Graham Stark, Sir Harry Secombe, and others.
Brian Hoey is the author of several books on maritime and royal history. These include The Royal Yacht Britannia, Anne: The Princess Royal, Diana: Princess of Wales, Mountbatten: The Private Story and Prince William (Sutton, 2003).