Thursday, September 05, 2013

Madam McGillycuddy of the Reeks

_.Madam McGillycuddy of the Reeks, who died at Himeville, South Africa, 4 September, 2013, was the wife of the McGillycuddy of the Reeks, an old Etonian Irish chieftain, now living in Natal, South Africa. She was the former Wendy Spencer, daughter of George Spencer, JP, FRS, and married at Winwick, Northamptonshire, 4 Apr, 1964, Donough McGillycuddy (b 17 Dec, 1939). Her husband is a descendant of the old Kings of Munster, was an oarsman at Eton, and later served in the Irish Guards, &c. Madam McGillycuddy is survived by her husband and three children, Piers, Michael and Lavinia. -=-

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