Buckingham Palace has announced Queen Camilla's 'Queen's Companions' - not the tradition Ladies or Women of the Bedchamber, or Ladies-in-Waiting.
Sarah Rose Troughton (nee Colman, born 3 May, 1953), Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, a second cousin of the King, daughter of Sir Timothy Colman, KG (1929-2021), a Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, and his wife the former Lady Mary Cecilia Bowes Lyon (1932-2021), a Lady in Waiting to Princess Alexandra, scion of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Sarah married 1977, Peter John Charles Troughton (born 1948), son of Sir Charles Troughton, CBE (1916-91), and his wife the former Constance Mitford. The Troughtons have a son and two daughters.
The Marchioness of Lansdowne (nee Fiona Mary Merritt, born 1954), second wife of the 9th Marquess of Lansdowne (born 21 Feb, 1941), of Bowood, Wiltshire. The Marchioness is the current High Sheriff of Wiltshire and a Deputy Lieutenant of the county. The wife of Lord Lansdowne since 1987, she is an old friend of HM Queen Camilla.
Jane von Westenholz (born 15 May, 1953), daughter of Arthur Edmund Leveson (1908-81), and his wife the former Margaret Ruth Maude (died 2012). Her older sister Clare is wife of Jeremy Palmer-Tomkinson. Another sister, Anne (born 1946), is Countess De La Warr, wife of the 11th Earl. Jane married in 1979, as his second wife, Frederick Patrick Piers von Westenholz (born 1943), by whom she has a son and two daughters.
The Hon Lady Brooke (born 1 Feb, 1964), wife of baronet Sir Francis Brooke, 4th Baronet (born 15 Oct, 1963), and daughter of the late Baron Hussey of North Bradley (1923-2006), and his wife the Lady Susan Katharine Waldegrave, GCVO (born 1 May, 1939), for sixty years a Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II. Lady Brooke is mother of a son, and two daughters.
Caroline Elizabeth "Carlyn" Chisholm, Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen (born 23 December 1951), a life peeress, and a Crossbencher in the Lords. She is the only daughter of the late John Wyndham, 6th Baron Leconfield (1920-73) and the former Pamela Wyndham-Quin (1925-2013), scion of the Earls of Dunraven & Mount Earl. The Hon. Carlyn Wyndham married in 1976, Colin Chisholm, son of Archibald Chisholm CBE. They have two sons and one daughter.
The Lady Sarah Mary Keswick (nee Ramsay) (born 18 Oct, 1945), daughter of the 16th Earl of Dalhousie, KT, GCVO (1914-99), Lord Chamberlain to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1965-92, and his wife the former Margaret Elizabeth Mary Stirling (1914-97); and married 23 Apr 1966, Sir John Chippendale Lindley Keswick (born 1940), by whom she has issue, three sons. Her sister, Elizabeth, Countess of Scarbrough (born 1941), widow of the 12th Earl, was a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1994-2002. Her brother, the 17th Earl of Dalhousie was appointed Lord Steward to the Household of Queen Elizabeth II in 2009.