Friday, November 14, 2014

Edmund Brudenell, of Deene Park, Northants 1928-2014

_,. Edmund Brudenell, who died 19 October, 2014, aged 85, spent almost three decades painstakingly restoring Deene Park, one of England's finest country houses. Mr Brudenell was a scion of the Marquesses of Ailesbury (Marquess, UK, cr 1821), a gt-grandson of the 3rd Marquess; born 24 Oct, 1928, son of George Lionel Thomas Brudenell (1880-1962), who in 1917 had assumed the surname of Brudenell in lieu of Brudenell-Bruce, by his wife the former Mary Julia Schillizzi (died 1972), descended from the Ralli baronets; married 1955, the Hon Marian Manningham-Buller (who died 10 Aug, 2013), scion of the Viscounts Dilhorne (Vis, UK, cr 1964), dau of the 1st Viscount Dilhorne (1905-80), by his wife the former Lady Mary Lindsay (1910-2004), scion of the Earls of Crawford & Balcarres; by whom he had issue, 2 sons and one daughter.


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