Saturday, April 11, 2020

Patricia, Baroness Talbot of Malahide [1936-2020]

_. Patricia, Lady Talbot of Malahide, who died 10 April, 2020, aged 84, was the second wife the late Lord Talbot of Malahide [1931-2016], the Irish peer.

She was the former Patricia Mary Riddell, born in 1936, daughter of John Cuthbert Widdrington Riddell, OBE, of Felton Park and Swinburne Castle, Northumberland, by his wife the former Maureen Helen Taaffe [1910-1992], daughter of George Taaffe, of Smarmore Castle, Co Louth; and married 1stly, Maj Geoffrey Thomas Blundell-Brown, MBE [deceased]. She  married 2ndly, 1992, as his second wife, [Reginald] John Richard Arundell, 10th Baron Talbot of Malahide, who had inherited the peerage [created in 1831], on the death of a cousin in 1987.

Her 2nd husband, who died 21 November, 2016, aged 85, was the Hereditary Lord Admiral of Malahide and the Adjacent Seas, and was also a Count of the Holy Roman Empire.

Lady Talbot of Malahide is to be buried at Swinburne.


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