Friday, October 20, 2006

Baroness Hutchinson of Lullington

The Baroness Hutchinson of Lullington, who died 26 September, 2006, aged 86, was the second wife of the life peer, the Baron Hutchinson of Lullington, QC (b. 28 Mar, 1915). She was born in June, 1920, as June Capel, the younger (and posthumous) daughter of Capt. Arthur ("Boy") Capel, by his wife the former Hon Diana Lister (b. 1893), daughter of the 4th Baron Ribblesdale (b. 29 Oct 1854; d. 21 Oct 1925) (this peer was immortalised by the artist John Sargent), by his wife the former Charlotte Monckton Tennant, daughter of Sir Charles Tennant 1st Baronet. June's mother had married (i) 1913, Percy Lyulph Wyndham (of the Barons Leconfield, who was killed in WW1 in 1914); and after Capel's demise she became the wife of the 14th Earl of Westmorland. She married 1stly, 1948, Franz Osborn, and married 2ndly, in 1966, as his 2nd wife (the first wife had been the actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft), Jeremy Hutchinson, created a life peer in 1978.

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