_. The Earl of Eldon died 30 January, 2017, aged 79.
Lord Eldon (the 5th Earl, Peerage of the UK, cr 1821), was born 24 Apr, 1937, son of the 4th Earl of Eldon, GCVO [1899-1976] by his wife the former Hon Magdalen Fraser, OBE, scion of the Lords Lovat; succeeded to the peerage on his father's death, 1976; married 1961, Countess Claudine, dau of Count Franz von Monjoye-Vaufrey and de la Roche, by whom he had issue.
He is succeeded in the peerage by his only son, John Francis Thomas Marie Joseph Columba Fidelis Scott, stled Viscount Encombe, who was born 9 July, 1962.
The funeral takes place at the Sacred Heart Church, Edge Hill, Wimbledon, 16 Feb, 2017.