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Thursday, November 06, 2014

Cumberbatch/Hunter engagement

_. The engagement was announced 5 November, 2014, between Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 1976), actor, descended from the Chaloner baronets (See Baron Gisborough, Burke's Peerage), son of Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, actor as Timothy Carlton, by his wife the actress, Wanda Ventham, & Sophie Hunter, daughter of Mr Charles Hunter by his wife the former Anna Katharine Gow.

The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of the late Gen Sir Michael Gow, and descends from the Scott of Beauclerk baronets, and the Seely Barons Mottistone

Benedict Cumberbatch descends via Chaloner and Blakiston from King Edward IV.

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