Queen appoints Muslim convert as High Sheriff

Queen Elizabeth II of the UK has appointed the 8th Earl of Yarborough, Charles John Pelham, as the High Sheriff of Lincolnshire.

Queen appoints Muslim convert as High Sheriff

World Bulletin / News Desk

Eton College graduate and 8th Earl of Yarborough, Charles John Pelham, otherwise known as Abd al-Mateen, is set to become the first Muslim High Sheriff of Lincolnshire.

Charles John Pelham, 50, inherited a £68 million estate from his father, the 7th Earl of Yarborough, in 1991. He is also a master of the Brocklesby Hunt, and President of Brocklesby Park Cricket Club.

He took on the name Abd al-Mateen after he converted to Islam.

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A. Khan
A. Khan - 5 yıl Before

These are the new flag bearers of Islam in the world.

A. Khan
A. Khan - 5 yıl Before

These are the new flag bearers of Islam in the world.

Jsmith
Jsmith - 5 yıl Before

I admit I am more surprised that the 8th Earl of Yarbough is a muslim than the fact he was made a high sheriff

Yakin
Yakin - 5 yıl Before

Indication that Islam is already accepted in the West as was in the East. Islam is neither belong to the East or the West. Islam and the West meet in peace not war.