Saturday, January 09, 2021

The Lady Melissa Eva Caroline Brooke 1935-2021

 _. The Lady Melissa Brooke, who died in Limerick, 5 January, 2021, aged 85, was a scion of the Earls of Dunraven and Mount Earl, and widow of Maj. Sir George Brooke, 3rd Baronet.

She was the former Lady Melissa Eva Caroline Wyndham-Quin, born 16 February, 1935, the elder daughter of the 6th Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl [1887-1965], and his 2nd wife the former Nancy Yuille [1902-94].

She married 25 June, 1959, Major Sir George Francis Cecil Brooke, 3rd Baronet [1916-82], son of Capt Sir Hugh Brooke, 2nd Baronet [1882-1954], and his wife the former Mary Louisa Mabel Arnott, scion of the Arnott baronets, by whom she had issue, a son, Sir Francis Brooke, 4th Baronet [born 15 Oct, 1963], and a daughter, Emma [born 10 Feb, 1965].


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