Wednesday, December 26, 2012

ARCHBISHOP ROWAN WILLIAMS TO BECOME BARON WILLIAMS OF OYSTERMOUTH

The Queen has been pleased to confer a peerage of the United Kingdom for Life on the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr Rowan Williams Lord Archbishop of Canterbury upon his retirement from the See of Canterbury.
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Rowan Williams will be created a Baron for Life by the style and title of Baron Williams of Oystermouth in the City and County of Swansea.
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 Oystermouth (a corruption of the Welsh name Ystum Llwynarth or Ystumllwynarth) is an electoral ward and a village in the Mumbles community and also the City and County of Swansea, Wales.

Thanks to a Facebook friend for the link to the announcement of the conferring of the peerage.