Updated:23/02/2021 18: 31h
The family of Isabel II it seems that he has proposed to tarnish the good image that the Queen has tried with so much sweat. When the controversy with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle After the ratification of the “Megxit”, a new scandal shakes the family. Simon Bowes-Lyon, 34, the current Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, has been sentenced by a court in Dundee (Scotland) to ten months in prison for a sexual assault which took place in February of last year. After reading the sentence in his presence, this morning, Bowes-Lyon has been handcuffed and transferred to the prison where he will serve his sentence.
The assault, of which he pleaded guilty at trial, took place at Glamis Castle in eastern Scotland, the childhood home of the Queen Mother. The aristocrat, whose father was the Queen Mother’s great-nephew, admitted in court to having entered the room of a 28-year-old guest while she was sleeping. It was hinted at and he went overboard with her: He lifted her nightgown and groped her.
The woman got away and asking for help after repeatedly saying no to Elizabeth II’s third cousin and being labeled a “rude, bad, bad and horrible person” by him after refusing. The next morning, the young woman reported what happened to the police.
Bowes-Lyon has left the courthouse handcuffed to a prison officer, who has led him to the jail. After the attack, he issued a statement apologizing for what happened, assuring that he was “deeply ashamed” and that “alcohol was no excuse to justify his behavior.” “The Queen’s predatory cousin,” as English tabloids have called the aristocrat, faced five years in prison, but was ultimately sentenced to ten months.