Thursday, January 21, 2021

Michael Charles Lambton 1934-2021

 _. Michael Charles Lambton, who died at Linz, Austria, 10 January, 2021, aged 86, was a scion of the Earls of Durham, and a grandson maternally of the 3rd Viscount Hampden.

He was born 24 November, 1934, son of D'Arcy Lambton [1908-38], and his wife the former Hon Monica Dorothy Brand [1914-2009], and was a grandson maternally of Brigadier-General the 3rd Viscount Hampden [1869-1958], and his wife the Lady Katherine Mary Montagu Douglas Scott [1875-1951], daughter of the 6th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry [1831-1914].

Michael's paternal grandfather was the Hon Claud Lambton [1865-1945], a son of the 2nd Earl of Durham [1828-79], and his wife Lady Beatrix Hamilton [1935-71], daughter of the 1st Duke of Abercorn [1811-85].

He married in 1969, Nancy [1930-2007], previously wife of Prince Jerzy Sapieha, son of Prince Jan Andrzej Sapieha-Rozanski, and daughter of John Gillespie, by whom he had a son, D'Arcy [born 1970]. He also had a daughter, Monica, from another relationship.


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