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Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Baroness Rothschild 1935-2019

_. The Baroness Rothschild, who  died 13 January, 2014, aged 83, was the wife of one Britain's wealthiest men, the 4th Baron Rothschild.

Lady Rothschild was a noted breeder and owner of racehorses at the Waddesdon Stud, Buckinghamshire.

She was born Serena Mary Dunn, 28 Apr, 1935, daughter of Sir Philip Dunn, 2nd Baronet (1905-76), by his wife the former Lady Mary Sybil St Clair-Erskine, daughter of the 5th Earl of Rosslyn.

Serena was a sister of the writer Nell Dunn.

She married 20 Oct, 1961, the Hon (Nathaniel Charles) Jacob Rothschild (b 29 Apr 1936), son and heir of Victor Rothschild, the 3rd Baron (1910-90). He succeeded his father, 20 March, 1990.

Lord Rothschild is worth $5bn, according to published sources.

Lady Rothschild is survived by her husband, son, Nathaniel, and three daughters, Hannah, Beth, and Emily.

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