A relative of the Queen has been jailed for 10 months for sexually assaulting a lady at his ancestral residence.
Simon Bowes-Lyon, 34, the Earl of Strathmore, pleaded responsible to attacking a lady at Glamis Fort, in Angus, Scotland, in February final yr.
Bowes-Lyon, who’s the son of a cousin of the Queen, was sentenced at Dundee sheriff courtroom on Tuesday.
The courtroom had beforehand heard the assault occurred in a bed room on the fortress.
In an announcement outdoors courtroom after pleading responsible final month, Bowes-Lyon apologised and stated he was ashamed of his actions.
He stated he had “drunk to extra” on the night time of the assault, which he stated was “no excuse” for his actions.
He added: “I didn’t assume I used to be able to behaving the way in which I did however have needed to withstand it and take accountability.
“During the last yr this has concerned in search of and receiving skilled assist in addition to agreeing to plead responsible as rapidly as potential.”
Glamis Fort is the seat of the earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, a part of the late Queen mom’s household.