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Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Lady Jane Howard 1934-2019

_. The Lady Jane Mary Howard, who died 6 May, 2019, aged 85, was a scion of the Earls Waldegrave, and descended from the Stuart kings and from the Earls Spencer.

Lady Jane was born 25 January, 1934, second daughter of the 12th Earl Waldegrave [1905-95] by his wife the former Mary Hermione Grenfell [1909-95], and was a sister of Lady Susan Hussey, long serving Lady in Waiting to the Queen.

 She m 1stly 20 Feb 1954 (div 1977) as his 1st wife the 4th Baron Strathcona & Mount Royal (1923-2018), by whom she had two sons and four daughters; married secondly, 22 Sept, 1977 [div 1979] Duncan McIntosh, OBE, AFC. Following her second divorce she reverted to using her first husband's surname.

Lady Jane's elder son is the 5th Baron Strathcona & Mount Royal.

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