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Monday, July 18, 2016

10th Earl of St Germans 1941-2016

The 10th Earl of St Germans, Cornish landowner, of Port Eliot, St Germans, Cornwall, has died aged 75.

Peregrine Nicholas Eliot was born 2 January, 1941, son of the 9th Earl (1914-1988), by his first wife, the former Helen Mary Villiers, scion of the Earls of Clarendon, and succeeded to the family honours on his father's demise, 11 March, 1988.

Lord St Germans was thrice married; firstly, 9 Oct 1964 (div 1989), to the Hon Jacquetta Jean Frederica Lampson, 1st dau of the 1st Baron Killearn; married 2ndly, 20 Apr 1991 (div 1996), Elizabeth Mary Williams; married 3rdly, 2 Sept, 2005, Miss Catherine Wilson.

The Earl of St Germans was the father of three sons from his first marriage, Jago, styled Lord Eliot (b 1966 d 2006), and the Hon Louis Eliot (b 1968), and the Hon Francis Eliot (b 1971).

The earldom, created in 1815, and the Barony of Eliot, created in 1784, now pass to his Lordship's grandson, Albert Clarence Eliot, styled Lord Eliot, who was born 4 Nov, 2004, who now becomes the youngest hereditary peer.

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