Earl of Merioneth

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The title Earl of Merioneth was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1947 along with the Dukedom of Edinburgh and the Barony of Greenwich for Philip Mountbatten, R.N. (formerly Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark), the soon-to-be-husband of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II).

Merionethshire is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, a vice county and a former administrative county.