_, The Baroness Rankeillour, who died 31 May, 2019, aged 80, was the wife of the 5th Baron Rankeillour.
She was the former Elizabeth Rosemary Fuller, daughter of Colonel Francis Henry Fuller, of Genesis Green, Suffolk, and married, 31 March, 1964, Michael Richard Hope [born 1940], son of the Hon Richard Frederick Hope, OBE [1901-64], by his wife the former Helen Sybil Lambart, scion of the Earls of Cavan. Her husband succeeded his cousin, the fourth baron, 12 April, 2005.
The peerage was created in 1932 for James Fitzalan Hope, a Conservative MP and sometime Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons.
Lady Rankeillour is survived by her husband and son, James, and two daughters, Henrietta and Louisa.
A Requiem Mass takes place at St Benet's Minster, Beccles, Suffolk, 26 June, 2019.
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