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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Baroness Warnock, CH, DBE 1924-2019

_. The Baroness Warnock, CH, DBE, philosopher, Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge 1985-91, died 20 March, 2019. She was 94.

She was born Helen Mary Wilson, 14 April, 1924, daughter of Archibald Edward Wilson, and married in 1949, Sir Geoffrey Warnock (1923-95), Principal of Hertford College, Oxford, with whom she had two sons and three daughters.

She was appointed DBE in 1984, and created a life peer as Baroness WARNOCK, of Weeke, in the City of Winchester in 1985.

Baroness Warnock sat in the House of Lords as a Crossbencher, and retired from the House in 2015.

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