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Thursday, November 06, 2014
.__ The engagement was announced 6 November, 2014, between Simon Alexander Rood (born 1985), only son of Mr Peter O. Rood, of Compton Dundon, Somerset, by his wife the former Jennifer J. Sims & Juliet Victoria Katharine Nicolson (born 1988), descended from the Royal House, scion of the Lords Saltoun (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1445), younger daughter of Capt Mark Malise Nicolson, of Cairnbulg Castle, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, by his wife the Hon Katharine Ingrid Mary Isabel FRASER, Mistress of Saltoun (b 11 Oct, 1957).
The bride to be is a granddaughter of the Lady Saltoun (a peeress in her own right), and the late Capt Alexander Arthur Alfonso David Maule Ramsay of Mar, and a great-granddaughter of HRH Princess Patricia of Connaught (afterwards Lady Patricia Ramsay), and a great-great granddaughter of HRH The Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught & Strathearn, son of HM Queen Victoria, &c.