Robert Crause Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell

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Sir Robert Crause Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell (born 15 October 1936) is the son of Carine Crause-Boardman and and Peter Baden-Powell. His brother Michael is the heir to the title.

Family history

Robert Crause was educated in Bryanston, and became officer in the Royal Navy in 1955. On the death of his father Peter Baden-Powell, 2nd Baron Baden-Powell, he succeeded to the title in 1962. He married Patience Helene Marry Batty, who later became Chief Commissioner of the Girl Guides and Vice-president of the Girl Guides Association. As the couple doesn't have children, his brother Michael Baden-Powell (born 11 December 1940) is apparent heir to the title.[1]


In Scouting, Robert Crause Baden-Powell was Chief Scouts Commissioner 1965–1982, when he became Vice-president of The Scout Association. He lives in Guildford, England.[1]


Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Robert Peter Baden-Powell
Baron Baden-Powell