_. The 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu [Peerage of the UK cr 1885] of Palace House, Beaulieu, Hampshire, has died at the age of 88.
Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu was born 20 Oct, 1926, son of the 2nd Baron (1866-1929), by his second wife the former Alice Pearl Crake; succeeded to the peerage on the demise of his father, 30 March, 1929; married 1stly, 11 Apr, 1959 [div 1974] Elizabeth Belinda Crossley, scion of the Barons Somerleyton; married 2ndly, 26 Sept, 1974, Fiona Margaret Herbert.
He leaves a widow and a son and daughter from his first marriage and a son from his second marriage. The elder son, the Hon Ralph Douglas-Scott-Montagu, who was born 13 March, 1961, succeeds as 4th Baron Montagu of Beaulieu.