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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Death of Lady Faulkner, widow of Northern Ireland Prime Minister, Brian Faulkner
Lucy, Lady Faulkner of Downpatrick, widow of the late Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, Brian Faulkner, died 20 January, 2012. She was the former Lucy Barbara Ethel Forsythe, daughter of William Forsythe, and married Brian Faulkner in 1951. Her husband was Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, 1971-72, and created a life peer in 199 just a month before his demise, 3 March, 1977, aged 56. She leaves issue.