Friday, October 01, 2021

Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox, CVO 1934-2021

 Lady Nicholas Gordon Lennox, CVO, who died 26 September, 2021, aged 87, was widow of the diplomat Lord Nicholas Gordon Lennox, KCMG, KCVO [1931-2004], a British Ambassador to Madrid.

Lady Nicholas, an Extra Lady in Waiting to HRH Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy, from 1990, was honoured by the Queen who appointed her to the Royal Victorian Order.

She was born Mary Williamson, 20 March, 1934, scion of the Williamson baronets, the only child of Brigadier Hudleston Noel Hedworth Williamson, DSO, MC, and his second wife Leila Isabel Lodwick, and married 14 January, 1958, Lord Nicholas Charles Gordon Lennox, second son of the 9th Duke of Richmond & Gordon [1904-89], of Goodwood, Sussex, and his wife the former Elizabeth Grace Hudson [1900-92], by whom she had issue, a son, Anthony [1969-2017], and three daughters, Sarah [born 1960], Henrietta [born 1962], and Lucy [born 1965].

The funeral is to take place at Chichester Cathedral, 11 Oct, 2021.


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