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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

John Temple Gore 1931-2018

_. John Temple Gore, who died 24 July, 2018, aged 87, was a scion of the Earls Temple of Stowe, and the father of the Duchess of Norfolk.

He was born 30 March, 1931, son of Capt Christopher Gerald Gore (1903-54), by his wife the former Lady Barbara Susan Montgomerie, scion of the Earls of Eglinton & Winton; educated at Eton; was Capt, Coldstream Guards, &c; married firstly, 29 Apr 1957 (div 1969), Serena Margaret Mounsey (d 21 January, 2015), daughter of Charles Francis Ewart Mounsey; married secondly, 15 Oct, 1969, Mrs Antonia Henderson, former wife of Alan Brodie Henderson, scion of the Barons Faringdon, and daughter of Osmond McMullen.

By his first marriage, he had a son, Christopher (d 13 Aug 2015) and two daughters, Charlotte (b 1958), and Georgina (b 1962). Georgina is the Duchess of Norfolk, wife of the 18th Duke, Earl Marshal of England, Premier Duke in the peerage of England &c.

The funeral takes place at St Thomas a' Becket Church, Framfield, Monday 6 August, 2018.

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