-.The engagement was announced 19 Feb, 2009, between Timothy Mark Hope- Cobbold (b 1976), descended from the Earls of Hopetoun (later Marquesses of Linlithgow) and in remainder to the Earldom of Annandale & Hartfell, son of Major Philip William Hope-Cobbold [b. 27 December, 1943], of Glemham Hall, Suffolk, by his 1st wife the former Antonia Jay Hutton-Potts (now Mrs Jay Hope-Johnstone of Linton, Cambridgeshire), and Talia Carleton Paget, daughter of the late Mr David Carleton Paget and of Mrs David Carleton Paget, of London.
Tim's paternal grandfather was Maj. William Augustus Ludwig Vernon William Hope Johnstone, Grenadier Guards, [1914-93], who marr. Pamela Maud Cobbold [later Cadogan] [1920-94], and is a gt-grandson of Lt-Col Ivan Cobbold and his wife, the former Lady Blanche Cavendish; & is thus a gt-gt-grandson of the 9th Duke of Devonshire.
Tim's paternal gt-grandfather George Granville Hope Johnstone who was born in 1880, married Princess Marie-Luise zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen [1867-1945}.
Philip Hope-Cobbold married [i] 1968, [div. 1984], (Antonia) Jay Hutton-Potts.