Sunday, May 29, 2016

Santo Domingo/Wellesley marriage

_. The Duchess of Cornwall was present at the marriage which took place at the Church of the Incarnation, Illora, near Granada, Spain, 28 May, 2016, between Alejandro Santo Domingo, son of the late Julio Mario Santo Domingo & of Beatrice Santo Domingo, & the Lady Charlotte Wellesley (born 8 Oct, 1990), youngest daughter of Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington (b 19 Aug 1945), of Stratfield Saye, Berkshire, and Apsley House, London, by his wife the former Princess Antonia Brigid Elizabeth Louise von Preussen (born 28 Apr, 1955), descended from the Royal House of Prussia, & ____.


Friday, May 27, 2016

Dunglass (Douglas-Home)/Underhill engagement

_. The engagement was announced 27 May, 2016, between Michael David Alexander Douglas-Home (b 1987), styled Lord Dunglass, son and heir of the 15th Earl of Home, KT, CVO, CBE (b 1943),of the Hirsel, Coldstream,  by his wife the former Jane Margaret Williams-Wynne (b 1949), scion of the baronets of that name, & Sally Antoinette Underhill (b 1989), daughter of Group Capt Gregory B.P. Underhill, of Churchdown, Gloucestershire, by his wife the former Olivia R. Canning.

Lord Dunglass is a grandson of the 14th Earl of Home, KT, who disclaimed his peerages for life in 1963, and was Prime Minister, 1963-64, later Foreign Secretary as Sir Alec Douglas-Home, and a life peer as Lord Home of the Hirsel, &c.


Saturday, May 21, 2016

Lady Bolton (c 1951-2016)

_. The Baroness Bolton, who died at her home in North Yorkshire, 16 May, 2016, aged 64, was the wife of the 8th Baron Bolton (b 1954), of Wensley Hall, Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

She was the former Philippa Anne Tapply, born in circa 1951, a daughter of Major Peter Landsell Tapply (1926-2011), of Malvern, Worcestershire, by his wife the former Sarah Audrey Barlow (1925-2005), and married the then Hon Harry Orde-Powlett, in 1977. Her husband succeeded as 8th Baron on his father's demise, 29 Jul, 2001.

Lady Bolton is survived by her husband and by three sons.


Chewton/Sheppard engagement

_. The engagement was announced 21 May 2016 between Edward Robert Waldegrave, styled Viscount Chewton (born 1986), elder son and heir of the 13th Earl Waldegrave (b 1940), of Chewton Mendip, Somerset, by his former wife, the former Mary Alison Anthea Furness, & Amanda Louise Sheppard, only daughter of Mr & Mrs Michael Sheppard, of Bottesford, Nottinghamshire.


Monday, May 09, 2016

Lord Astor of Hever's heir to wed Princess ...

_. The engagement was announced 9 May, 2016, between the Hon Charles Gavin John Astor (b 10 Nov, 1990), son and heir of the 3rd Baron Astor of Hever (b 16 Jun, 1946) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1956), of Westerham, Kent, by his second wife, the former Hon Elizabeth Mackintosh, 2nd dau of the 2nd Viscount Mackintosh of Halifax, & Princess Eliane Marie Ghislaine de Merode (b 20 March, 1990), only daughter of Prince Léonel Amaury Marie Ghislain de Merode (b 1 Oct 1951), of Westerlo, Belgium, by his wife the former Régine Countess de Liedekerke (b 22 Jan 1955).