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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

5th Baron Cottesloe 1927-2018

_. The 5th Baron Cottesloe died 21 May, 2018. He was 91.

Lord Cottesloe was born the Hon John Fremantle, 27 January, 1927, son of the 4th Baron Cottesloe, GBE (1900-94), by his first wife the former Lady Elizabeth Harris (1906-83), scion of the Earls of Malmesbury; succeeded to the peerage, created in 1874, upon his father's demise, 22 April, 1994; married 26 Apr, 1958, Elizabeth Ann Barker (d 2013), daughter of Lt-Col Henry Shelley Barker, DSO, by whom he had a son, and two daughters. The elder daughter, Betsy, is the wife of the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith, MP. The son, the Hon Thomas Francis Henry Fremantle, born 17 Mar, 1966, succeeds as 6th Baron Cottesloe.

The funeral is at St Swithun's Church, Swanbourne, 12 June, 2018.

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