_. The Countess of Cottenham, wife of the 9th Earl, gave birth to a son, Charlie Thomas Crowhurst, styled Viscount Crowhurst, 20 August, 2020, in Shanghai.
Mark John Henry Pepys, 9th Earl of Cottenham (born 11 Oct, 1983) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1850), is son of the late 8th Earl of Cottenham (1948-2000), by his wife the former Sarah Lombard-Hobson (born 1951) (now Mrs Richard Ford, of London.
The Countess is the former Miss Juan Du, daughter of Mr Yuming Du and Mrs Hanfen Li, of Kunming, China.
Lord Cottenham succeeded to the family honours on his father's death, 20 Oct, 2000.