Thursday, October 02, 2014

Elizabeth Baroness Sudeley 1941-2014

_. Elizabeth Baroness Sudeley, who died 29 September, 2014, aged 72, was the first wife of the 7th Baron Sudeley (Peerage of the UK, cr 1838).

She was the former Hon Elizabeth Mairi Keppel, born 3 Nov, 1941, scion of the Earls of Albemarle (Peerage of England, cr 1696), elder daughter of Derek William Charles Keppel, styled Viscount Bury (1911-68), by his 1st wife the former Lady Mairi Elizabeth Vane-Tempest-Stewart, a dau of the 7th Marquess of Londonderry.

Her father was the eldest son of the 9th Earl of Albemarle (1882-1979).

She married 1stly, 1962, Alastair Michael Hyde Villiers (1937-2005), a scion of the Earls of Clarendon, by whom she had issue; married 2ndly, 1980 (div 1988), the 7th Baron Sudeley (born 17 June, 1939) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1838).

Lady Sudeley is survived by her children, Charles and Charlotte.

The funeral is at West London Crematorium, Monday 6 Oct.


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