Man held in Las Vegas claiming royal title appears in court
An Australian man who claims to hold a British royal title has been ordered by a judge to remain in jail in Las Vegas pending the resolution of multiple charges.
Alexander Montagu-Manchester said nothing as he appeared in court in shackles.
Court-appointed defence lawyer Justin Glasgow said he had not asked his client about his lineage. No plea was entered for Montagu-Manchester at the hearing.
Police said the 53-year-old identified himself as Britain's 13th Duke of Manchester. That is a title dating back 950 years.
Montagu-Manchester was released on bail in July after he was arrested on a home break-in burglary charge.
He was jailed again on August 12 following his arrest on another charge.