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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Wilbur James Wentworth-Stanley (born 2022)

 Cressida Curzon Wentworth-Stanley (born 18 February, 1989, nee Bonas), wife of Harry David Wentworth-Stanley [born 1989], scion of that landed family, has given birth to her first child, a son, Wilbur James, 21 November, 2022. 

Harry is the second son of Nicholas Philip Wentworth-Stanley [born 1954] by his former wife the former Clare Husted Steel [now Marchioness of Milford Haven].

Cressida, descended from the Earls Howe, is the daughter of Mr Jeffrey Bonas, by his former wife the former Lady Mary-Gaye Georgiana Lorna Curzon [born 21 February, 1947], daughter of the 6th Earl Howe [1908-1984].

Mrs Wentworth-Stanley is a former girlfriend of HRH The Duke of Sussex, KCVO.

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Dame Clare Lucy Marx, DBE, DL, FRCS 1954-2022

 Dame Clare Marx, DBE, DL, FRCS, who has died aged 68, was President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2014-2017, the first woman to hold that position.

She was born in 1954, the daughter of Francis Marx, and married in 1989, Andrew William Mildmay Fane, OBE (born 9 Aug, 1949), of Woodbridge, Suffolk, scion of the Earls of Westmorland, son of Maj Robert William Augustus Fane (1913-1989), and his wife the former Elinor Valerie Borthwick (1915-2008), scion of the Borthwick baronets.

She was appointed CBE in 2007, and advanced to DBE in 2018. She was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Suffolk in 2008.

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Rodney/Atkins engagement

 The engagement was announced 29 November, 2022, between Harry John Melville Rodney (born 1992), scion of the Barons Rodney, son of David James Rodney (born 15 June, 1965), of St Briavels, Gloucestershire, and his wife the former Sally Louise Melville Owen, & Rosie K. Atkins, daughter of Mr & Mrs Simon Atkins, of Long Sutton, Hampshire.

The 6th Baron Rodney > Hon Robert William Henry Rodney > Mervyn Harley Rodney > John Armand Rodney > David James Rodney > Harry John Melville Rodney

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Max Otis Howorth Greenly (born 2022)

 Sarah Elizabeth Greenly [née Hatchard, born 1988], wife of Sam James Howorth Greenly [born 1988], scion of that landed gentry family, gave birth to a son, Max Otis Howorth, 10 October, 2022, a brother for Rafe Merlin Howorth, 22 March, 2021.

Sam Greenly is a son of Richard Anthony Howorth Greenly [born 1948], by his wife the former Belinda Audrey Lockett.

Sarah Greenly is a daughter of John Rayner Hatchard [born 1953] and his wife the former Diana McGill [born 1954].

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William Christopher Timothy Wainwright (born 2022)

Hermione Wainwright [nee Elwes, born 1987], wife of Timothy Wainwright, and scion of the Elwes landed gentry family, gave birth to a son, William Christopher Timothy, 25 November, 2022, a brother for Francesca Elizabeth Winefride, who was born 11 October, 2019.

Timothy is a son of Mr & Mrs John Wainwright, of Wilpshire, Lancashire, & Hermione is a daughter of Jonathan Valentine Elwes (b 19 Jan 1950), of Lydlinch, Dorset, by his wife the former Louisa J. Robson.

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Nancy Hoare (nee Bradish-Ellames) 1924-2022

 Nancy Hoare (nee Bradish-Ellames) died 20 November, 2022, aged 98, was a scion of the Bradish-Ellames family, of Westhorpe and The Manor House, Little Marlow.

She was born in 1924 daughter of John Edward Mountague Bradish Ellames (1895-1984), and his first wife the former Helen Chambers Lehmann (1899-1985); and married 1951, Capt Edward Melville Brodie Hoare, DSC, RN (1918-2006), scion of that landed gentry family, of Gateley Hall, by whom she had two sons, Antony (born 1953) and Mark (born 1957), and a daughter, Caroline (born 1955).

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Queen Camilla's 'Queen Companions' replace the Ladies-in-Waiting of old

 Buckingham Palace has announced Queen Camilla's 'Queen's Companions' - not the tradition Ladies or Women of the Bedchamber, or Ladies-in-Waiting.

They are:-

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.

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Antonia Georgina Lara Colville (born 2022)

 Georgina Frances Colville [nee Shuker, born 1989], wife of Edward Timothy George Colville [born 30 December, 1988], scion of the Viscounts Colville of Culross, gave birth to a daughter, Antonia Georgina Lara, 15 November, 2022, a sister for Alexander Edward Herbert, who was born 22 February, 2021.

Georgina is a daughter of Martin R.F. Shuker, of Winkfield, Berkshire, and his wife the former Antonia Gray.

Edward is the son of James Richard Charles Colville [born 26 January, 1952], of Forthampton, Gloucestershire, and his wife the former Mary Virginia Louise Horn [born 6 Apr, 1957].

Edward Colville is a great-grandson of the 8th Earl of Jersey [1873-1923].

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Isla Mary Elizabeth McCorquodale (born 2022)

Flora McCorquodale (nee Russell), wife of Malcolm George McCorquodale [born 1989], scion of that landed gentry family, gave birth to a daughter, Isla Mary Elizabeth, 12 October, 2022.

Flora is a daughter of Brigadier and Mrs Bruce Russell, of Stobo, Peebleshire. Flora's sister, Emily, announced her engagement in 2020, to Rory Lees-Millais (born 1990), scion of the baronets of that name.

Malcolm McCorquodale is a son of Hamish Norman McCorquodale [born 6 Feb, 1945], of Hethe, Oxfordshire, by his wife the former Mary Anne Cookson [born 1952], scion of the Cookson landed gentry family.

Malcolm McCorquodale descends from the Barons Luke on his paternal side, and via that family the Barons St John of Bletso. Prominent McCorquodale kin include Mary Pamela McCorquodale [born 31 May, 1932], wife of the 17th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne, a cousin of  the King, and Neil Edmund McCorquodale [born 1951], husband of Lady Sarah Spencer, sister of Diana, Princess of Wales.

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Jean Esmé Seagrim (nee Sinclair) 1929-2022

 Jean Esmé Seagrim (nee Sinclair), who died 14 November, 2022, aged 93, was of the family of Sinclair, now Viscounts Thurso.

She was born 8 April, 1929, elder daughter of General Sir John Alexander Sinclair, KCMG, CB, OBE (1897-1977), and his wife the former Esmé Beatrice Sopwith (1906-1983); & married 6 May, 1961, Christopher Bruce Seagrim (1930-2017), scion of that landed gentry family, son of Capt Cyril Bruce Seagrim (1898-1956), and his wife the former Dotie Burney (1902-76), by whom she had issue, a son, John (born 22 Feb, 1965), and a daughter, Victoria Esmé  (born 18 Jun 1962).

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Friday, November 25, 2022

The Baron Watson of Wyre Forest

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Mr Tom Watson, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Watson of Wyre Forest, of Kidderminster in the County of Worcestershire.

Thomas Anthony Watson (born 8 January 1967) is a Labour party politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 2015 to 2019 and Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 2016 to 2019. A member of the Labour Party, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for West Bromwich East from 2001 to 2019.

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The Baron Peach

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, GBE, KCB, DL, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Peach, of Grantham in the County of Lincolnshire.

Stuart William Peach (born 22 February 1956) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer. After training as a navigator, Peach commanded IX (Bomber) Squadron and then became Deputy Station Commander RAF Bruggen. He was deployed as NATO Air Commander (Forward) in Kosovo in 2000. He went on to be Chief of Defence Intelligence in 2006, Chief of Joint Operations in 2009 and the first Commander of Joint Forces Command in December 2011 before being appointed Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff in May 2013. Peach succeeded General Sir Nick Houghton as Chief of the Defence Staff on 14 July 2016. He succeeded General Petr Pavel as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee on 29 June 2018, serving as such until his retirement from NATO in June 2021.

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Rowley/Positano engagement

 The engagement was announced 25 November, 2022, between Joshua Andrew Rowley (born 1989), son and heir of the Sir Richard Charles Rowley, 8th & 9th Baronet (born 14 August, 1959), and his former wife Elizabeth Alison Bellingham (born 1956), scion of the Bellingham baronets, and Silvia Positano, daughter of Dr Alberto Positano and Lucia Coppi Postiano.

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Dame Frances Olivia Campbell-Preston, DCVO 1918-2022

Dame Frances Campbell-Preston, DCVO, who died 22 November, 2022, aged 104, was a long serving member of the Household of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. She was a Woman of the Bedchamber (that's a Lady in Waiting) to Her Majesty for 37 years, from her appointment to the Clarence House staff in 1965 until the Queen Mother's death in 2002.

She was appointed CVO in 1977, and advanced to DCVO in 1990.

She was born 2 September, 1918, as Frances Olivia Grenfell, scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Morton Grenfell, DSO (1873-1958), and his second wife the former Hilda Margaret Lyttelton (1886-1972), scion of the Barons Lyttelton. Her older half-brother, Reggie (1903-93), was married to Joyce Irene Phipps (1910-79), the comic actress Joyce Grenfell.

Frances Grenfell married 2 December, 1938, Lieutenant-Colonel George Patrick Campbell-Preston, MBE, DL (1911-60), late the Black Watch, scion of that Scottish landed gentry family, 2nd son of Colonel Robert William Pigott Clarke Campbell-Preston, 11th of Ardchattan (1865-1929), and his wife the former Mary Augusta Margaret Nicol Thorne (1884-1930).

Dame Frances leaves issue, two sons, Robert (born 1948), and Colin (born 1958), and two daughters, Mary Anne (born 1940), wife of Alastair Lorne Campbell of Airds, who died a few weeks ago, and Helen (born 1955).

Only a few weeks ago Dame Frances featured in an article in the Oldie magazine where she spoke of her time at Clarence House in the service of the late Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.


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Lytton Cobbold/Meyer-Johann engagement

 The engagement was announced 24 November, 2022, between the Hon Edward Lytton Cobbold (born 23 April, 1992), son and heir of the 3rd Baron Cobbold (born 12 May, 1962), of Knebworth, Hertfordshire, and his wife the former Martha Frances Boone, & Miss Helena Meyer-Johann.

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Owain Anthony Mervyn Williams, DL 1955-2022

Owain Anthony Mervyn Williams, DL, died 11 November, 2022, aged 67. He was a descendant of the Earls of Dundonald.

He was born 8 January, 1955, son of George Mervyn Williams, CBE, MC, TD (1918-2013), of Tretower House, Glamorgan, and his wife the former Grizel Margaretta Cochrane Stewart, DStJ (1914-2009); and married 1983, Bethan M. O'Donovan Watkins (born 1962), daughter of (Watcyn) Richard Watkins (1930-2018), and his wife the former Eileen O'Donovan, by whom he had issue, two sons, Harry and Archie, and three daughters, Elizabeth, Antonia and Arabella.

9th Earl of Dundonald > Maj Hon William Erskine Cochrane > Col William Marshall Cochrane > Commander Thomas Erskine Cochrane > Jessie Edith Cochrane > Grizel Stewart > Owain Williams (d 2022)

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Mrs Cosmo Fry (c1962-2022)

 Lulu Fry (nee Anderson) died 17 November, 2022. She was 60.

Fashion editor Lulu was the third wife of Cosmo Joseph Fry (born 1957), son of Jeremy Fry (1924-2005), and his wife the former Camilla Grinling (born 1933). Jeremy and Camilla Fry were close friends of the late Princess Margaret and the 1st Earl of Snowdon, and Jeremy stood as godfather to the 2nd Earl. 

Lul Anderson married Cosmo Fry in 2012, as his third wife, after a lengthy relationship which had produced a son. 

Cosmo Fry had married firstly, 1982 (div 1986), Lady Cosima Maria-Gabriella Vane-Tempest-Stewart (born 25 Dec, 1961), officially daughter of the 9th Marquess of Londonderry (1937-2012), and Nicolette Elaine Katherine Harrison (d 1993), but in reality the daughter of Lady Londonderry and Robin Douglas-Home (1932-1968), scion of the Earls of Home. Fry had married 2ndly, in 1990 (div), Amanda Aspinall (1957-2019), daughter of John Victor Aspinall (1926-2000), and his wife the former Jane Gordon Hastings.

Lulu Fry, who died from cancer, leaves a son, Jude Joseph Fry (born 2001).

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Jonathan Mark Ropner 1954-2022

 Jonathan Mark Ropner, who died 7 November, 2022, aged 68, was a scion of the Ropner baronets; born 25 September, 1954, eldest son of Jonathan Gray Ropner (1931-2013), and his wife the former Edith Avril (Avie) Peat (b 1930); and married in 1985, Madelyn K. Stefanech, daughter of W. Stefanech, of San Luis Obispo, California, United States, by whom he had issue, a son, James (born 1986), and a daughter, Jazmine (born 1989).

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Baron Prentis of Leeds

 The life barony recently conferred upon Mr David Prentis, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Prentis of Leeds, of Harehills in the City of Leeds.

David Prentis (born 29 May 1948), is a British trade unionist and former General Secretary of UNISON, the United Kingdom's largest trade union. He was originally elected in 2000. He was re-elected in March 2005, with 77% of the vote, in 2010 (with 67% of the vote), and in 2015 (with 49% of the vote).

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Baroness Anderson of Stoke-on-Trent

The life peerage recently conferred upon Ruth Smeeth, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Anderson of Stoke-on-Trent, of Stoke-on-Trent in the County of Staffordshire.

Ruth Lauren Smeeth (née Anderson; born 29 June 1979) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stoke-on-Trent North from 2015 until 2019.

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The Baroness Lampard

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Kate Lampard, CBE, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Lampard, of Frinsted in the County of Kent.

Kathryn Felice Lampard (born 20 April 1960) is an English former barrister. She undertook a number of senior non executive roles within the National Health Service, including chairing SouthEast Coast Strategic Health Authority. She is also a former Deputy Chairwoman of the Financial Ombudsman Service. In 2012 she was appointed by the Department of Health to oversee its investigation into the activities of the late broadcaster Sir Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary, Broadmoor Hospital, and elsewhere within the National Health Service after allegations of sexual abuse by Savile.

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Baron Hendy of Richmond Hill

 The life peerage recently awarded to Sir Peter Hendy, CBE, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Hendy of Richmond Hill, of Imber in the County of Wiltshire.

Peter Gerard Hendy (born 19 March 1953) is the current chairman of Network Rail and was formerly the Commissioner of Transport for London. 

He was appointed CBE in 2006, and following the successful operation of transport during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games he was knighted for services to transport and the community in the 2013 New Year Honours.

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Baron Jackson of Peterborough

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Mr Stewart Jackson, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Jackson of Peterborough, of Peterborough in the County of Camnbridgeshire.

Stewart Jackson (born 31 January, 1965), is a Conservative politician and adviser. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Peterborough from 2005 to 2017. After being ousted by Labour's Fiona Onasanya at the 2017 general election, he served as Chief of Staff, and Special Adviser to the Rt Hon David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, until July 2018 when Davis resigned his position.

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Baron Weir of Ballyholme

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Mr Peter James Weir, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Weir of Ballyholme, of Ballyholme in the County of Down.

Peter James Weir (born 21 November 1968) is a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) politician who served as Minister for Education in the Northern Ireland Executive from 2016 to 2017 and from 2020 to 2021. Weir was the first non-Sinn Féin legislator (following Martin McGuinness, Caitríona Ruane, and John O'Dowd) to head the Department of Education since the department came into existence on 2 December 1999.He served as a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly (MLA) from 1998 to 2022, originally being a member for North Down, which he represented from 1998 to 2017, before being elected as a member for Strangford in 2017. He lost his seat at the 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly election. 

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Susan Lloyd (née Woodroffe) 1931-2022

 Susan Lloyd (née Woodroffe), died 27 October, 2022, aged 90.

She was born in 1931, daughter of Geoffrey Broome Witts Woodroffe (1901-1982), and his wife the former Winifred Anne Wathen (1908-97), scion of that landed gentry family, of Bolwick Hall; and married 1960, Crewdson Howard Lloyd (1931-1999), scion of the Lloyds of Dolobran, son of Humphrey Howard Lloyd (1902-75), and his wife the former Rebecca Kenrick (1905-1976).

She leaves three sons, Stephen, Andrew and John.

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Celia Jean Middleditch (née Bickford-Smith) 1931-2022

 Celia Jean Middleditch (née Bickford-Smith), who died 6 November, 2022, was a scion of the Bickford-Smith landed gentry family; born in 1931, daughter of William Nugent Venning Bickford-Smith (1892-1975), and his wife the former Amy Evelyn Holme (1906-79); and married 1957, David Seton Middleditch (1923-2009), by whom she had issue, a son, Matthew and a daughter, Harriet.

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Nicholas Samuel Ross Duffin 1934-2022

 Nicholas Samuel Ross Duffin died 14 November, 2022. He was 88.

He married in 1996, as her second husband, Mrs Andrena Christian Scott-Elliot (born 1943), former wife of Lieutenant-Col Alastair Scott-Elliot, and daughter of Lieutenant-Col. Charles Patrick Anderson, and his wife the former Christian Maule Jackson Jardine (1916-2014), scion of the baronets of that name.

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Crichton-Stuart/Douglas engagement

 The engagement has been announced between the Lady Caroline Crichton-Stuart (born 1984), daughter of the late 7th Marquess of Bute (1958-2021), and his 1st wife the former Carolyn Waddell, and Hetty Douglas.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Joanna Mary Bougton-Leigh (née Turner) (died 2022)

 Joanna Boughton-Leigh (née Turner), died 5 November, 2022, aged 83.

The former Joanna Mary Turner, daughter of Eric Turner, of Horninghold, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, married 4 March, 1967, Henry Allesley Freer Ward Boughton-Leigh (1940-2012), of Rose Farm, Alderney, head of that gentry family of Brownsover Hall and Lord of The Manor of Newbold-on-Avon,  son of Allesley Henry Corbet Ward-Boughton-Leigh (1914-70), and his wife the former Norah Wyndham Freer, by whom she had issue, two sons, Edward (1968-70), and Charles (born 29 May, 1969).

She was widowed 26 Oct, 2012.

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Sunday, November 20, 2022

Rev Sir Charles John Wentworth Dilke, 6th Baronet 1937-2022

 Rev Sir Charles Dilke, 6th Baronet, died 14 November, 2022. He was 85.

Father Charles Dilke, a Roman Catholic priest for 56 years, was some time provost of the Brompton Oratory.

He was born 21 February, 1937, son of Sir John Fisher Wentworth Dilke, 5th Baronet (cr UK, 1862) (1906-98), and his wife the former Sheila Seeds (1912-2005), \daughter of diplomat Sir William Seeds, KCMG.

Charles Dilke was ordained a priest in 1966, and succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's death, 28 June, 1998.

He is succeeded by his brother Dr Timothy Fisher Wentworth Dilke, who was born 1 Aug, 1938.

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Robin David Oswald Petre 1942-2022

Robin David Oswald Petre, who died 29 October, 2022, at Wellington, New Zealand, aged 80, was a scion of the Barons Petre.

He was born 19 April, 1942, son of Major Myles Seymour Edward Petre (1913-1942), and his wife the former Audrey Catherine Chaworth-Musters (1915-1982), scion of that landed gentry family; and married 27 Apr, 1968, Cecily Constance Scrope (1940-2015), scion of that landed gentry family, of Danby, elder daughter of Simon Scrope (1910-91), by his wife the former Constance Mary Weld (1907-87), scion of that landed family, by whom he had issue, two daughters, Diana (born 14 Feb 1969), and Nicola (born 2 July, 1971).

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Saturday, November 19, 2022

Angela Jean St John Willis Fleming (nee Webb-Carter) 1932-2022

 Angela Jean St John Willis Fleming died 10 November, 2022. She was 90.

She was the former Angela Jean St John Webb-Carter, daughter of Brigadier Brian Wolesley Webb-Carter, DSO & Bar, OBE (1901-81), and his 1st wife the former Mollie St John Hickman (later Beattie) (1905-43) and was a half-sister of Maj-Gen Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter, KCVO, OBE, DL (b 30 January, 1946). 

She married 8 June, 1955, John Valentine Willis Fleming (1925-2009), scion of that landed gentry family, second son of Brigadier John Browne Phillimore Willis Fleming, CBE (1895-1967), and his wife the former Eirene Charrington (1901-87), scion of that landed gentry family, by whom she had issue.

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Turcan/Hill engagement

 The engagement was announced 19 November, 2022, between Henry Arthur John Turcan, son pf Mr & Mrs Harry Turcan, of Cairneyhall, Fife, and Miss Emily F. Hill, daughter of Mr & Mrs Peter Hill, of Upper Westcourt, Marlborough, Wiltshire.

It is Henry Turcan's second marriage. His first in 2014 was to Arabella Lucy Lockhart Smith (1971-2017), scion of that landed gentry family, by whom he has three sons.

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Cave/Chitty engagement

 The engagement was announced 19 November, 2022, between William Alexander Cave (born 7 May, 1992), second son of the late Sir John Charles Cave, 5th Baronet (1958-2018), and his wife, Lady Cave, of Sidbury Devon (nee Carey Diana Lloyd), & Alice Harriet Chitty (born 10 January, 1991), daughter of Lieutenant -Colonel Richard O.M. Chitty (born 1962), of Bodenham, Wiltshire, and his wife the former Caroline H. Marsh.

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Commander (Leslie) Michael Macdonald Saunders Watson, CBE 1934-2022

 Commander Michael Saunders Watson, CBE, who died 8 November, 2022, aged 88, late Chairman of the British Library Board, was owner of Rockingham Castle, Northamptonshire.

He was born 9 Oct, 1934, son of Capt Leslie Swain Saunders, and his wife the former Elizabeth Culme-Seymour (1904-1963), daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, 4th Baronet, MVO (1867-1925).

He assumed the additional surname of Watson on succeeding in 1967 to the Rockingham Castle estate of his uncle, Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, 5th Bt (1909-99).

He married 13 Dec, 1958, Georgina Elizabeth Laetitia Davis (1935-2020), daughter of Admiral Sir William Wellclose Davis, GCB (1901-87), scion of that landed gentry family, and his wife the former Lady Gertrude Elizabeth Phipps (1908-85), daughter of the 3rd Marquis of Normanby (1846-1932), and his wife the former Gertrude Foster (d 1948).

Cdr Saunders Watson leaves two sons, James (born 14 Sept, 1961), now of Rockingham Castle, and David (born 1968), and a daughter, Fiona (born 1965).

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Barbara, Baroness Poole 1934-2022

 Barbara, Baroness Poole, who died 10 November, 2022, was the third wife and widow of the 1st Baron Poole (1911-1993).

The former Barbara Anne Taylor, she was born in 1934, a daughter of Eric Albert Taylor (1907-1968), by his wife the former Dorothy Alice Woolner (1905-1979); she married 4 April, 1966, as his 3rd wife, Oliver Brian Sanderson Poole, 1st Baron Poole, CBE, TD, PC (born 11 August, 1911), son of Donald Louis Poole (1868-1921), and his wife the former Therese Lillian Frodsham (died 1969).

Her husband was Conservative MP for Oswestry, 1945-50, raised to the peerage as Baron Poole in 1958, served as joint chairman of the Conservative party in 1963. His second wife (1952-65), was Daphne Paarker Bowles (1917-95), aunt of Brig Andrew Parker Bowles (b 1939).

She was widowed 28 January, 1993.

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Hon Lady Butler 1932-2022

 The Hon Lady Butler, who died 17 November, 2022, aged 90, was the widow of the Hon Sir Adam Courtauld Butler, PC, DL (1931-2008), Conservative MP for Bosworth 1970-87, who held junior ministerial offices in the Thatcher administration, and was sometime PPS to Mrs Thatcher.

The Hon Lady Butler served as High Sheriff of Warwickshire, 1997-98.

She was born 6 May, 1932, the former Felicity Sybil Molesworth-St Aubyn, scion of the baronets of that name, daughter of Guy Molesworth-St Aubyn (1904-1981), and his wife the former Catherine Hargreaves (1903-1979); and married 21 Oct, 1955, Adam Courtauld Butler (born 11 Oct, 1931), second son of Richard Austen (Rab) Butler, Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, KG, CH, PC, DL (1902-1982), and his first wife the former Sydney Elizabeth Courtauld (1902-54), scion of that landed family.

Her husband, who was sworn of the Privy Council in 1984, and knighted in 1986, died 9 January, 2008.

The Hon Lady Butler leaves issue, two sons, Samuel (born 24 July, 1957), and Edward (born 27 Feb, 1962), and a daughter, Alexandra Katharine (Min) (born 1 Nov, 1959).

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Friday, November 18, 2022

Teresa Madeleine Latham (née Leng) 1955-2022

 Teresa Madeleine Latham (née Leng), who died in Barcelona, 29 September, 2022, was a scion of the Lords Herries of Terregles.

She was born in 1955, daughter of Christopher Anthony William Leng, OBE, DL (1922-2005), and his wife the former Patricia Lillywhite.

William, 10th Lord Herries of Terregles > Hon Mary Anne Constable-Maxwell > Marcia Mary Gertrude Maxwell-Stuart > Christopher Anthony William Leng > Teresa Madeleine Leng (d 2022)

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Dr Ann-Carole Des Champs Chamier (died 2022)

 Dr Ann-Carole Des Champs Chamier, who died 7 November, 2022, was the widow of Anthony Edward Des Champs Chamier (1935-2014).

She was a daughter of William Dalling, of Transvaal, South Africa, and married 1962, Anthony Edward des Champs Chamier (born 16 Aug 1935), son of Brigadier George des Champs Chamier, OBE (1906-1987), and his wife the former Marion Erica Gascoigne (1906-2003), scion of the Gascoigne landed gentry family, of Sanders. Her husband, who lived near Ardross, Ross-shire, died in 2014.

She leaves a son, Daniel (b 28 Apr 1964), and a daughter, Amy (b 12 Dec 1962).

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Hon Thomas Noel 1958-2022

 The Hon Thomas Noel, who died suddenly, 15 November, 2022, aged 64, was a scion of the Earls of Gainsborough (cr Peerage of the the UK, 1841).

He was born 9 March, 1958, third of the four sons of the 5th Earl of Gainsborough (1923-2009), and his wife the former Mary Stourton (1925-2018), scion of the Barons Mowbray, Segrave & Stourton.

He was educated at Ampleforth and the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. The Hon Thomas Noel, who was unmarried, was a direct descendant of King William IV and Mrs Jordan.

King William IV > Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence > Lady Ida Harriet Augusta Hay > Charles Noel, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough > Arthur, 4th Earl of Gainsborough > Anthony, 5th Earl of Gainsborough > Hon Thomas Noel

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Rev. Peter Charles Yerburgh, MA 1931-2022

 The Rev Peter Charles Yerburgh, died 24 October, 2022, aged 91.

He was born 14 September, 1931, son of the Rev Oswald Rochfort Yerburgh (1900-66), and his wife the former Cicely Joan Savile (1901-1981), scion of that landed family, who descended from the Wrey baronets; and was sometime chaplain of Wells Cathedral School.

Sir Bourchier Wrey, 7th Bt > Eleanor Elizabeth Wrey > Henry Bourchier Osborne Savile > Charles Cornelius Savile > Cicely Joan Savile > Peter Charles Yerburgh

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Clementine Elizabeth Herschel Bolitho (born 2022)

 Eleanor Charlotte Herschel Bolitho (born 1991, nee Harbage), wife of Capt Thomas Alverne Bolitho, of the Grenadier Guards [born 1991], scion of that landed family, gave birth to a daughter, Clementine Elizabeth Herschel, 24 September, 2022.

Capt Bolitho is the elder son of Alverne Robert Bolitho [born 1961], of Petersfield, Hampshire, by his wife the former Annabel Louise Shaw-Baker [born 1962].

Eleanor Bolitho is a daughter of William John Hirons Harbage, QC [born 1960], of Bulwick, co Northampton, by his wife the former Julia Mary Herschel Dunkerley [born 1960].

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Kester Francis Cumming-Bruce (born 2022)

 Henrietta Perpetua Agnes (Hetty) Cumming-Bruce (nee Scrope, born 1991), wife of the Hon George Patrick Roualeyn Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce [born 19 March, 1990], scion of the Barons Thurlow, gave birth to a son, Kester Francis, 3 November, 2022.

Hetty Cumming-Bruce is a scion of the ancient landed family og Scrope of Danby, youngest daughter of Maj. Peter Geoffrey Scrope [born 3 January, 1955], of Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, and his wife the former Penelope Eldrydd Davies [born 31 March, 1955], scion of the Barons Davies.

The Hon George Cumming-Bruce is the younger son of the 9th Baron Thurlow [born 13 April, 1952], of Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, and his wife the former Bridget Anne Julia Cheape.

John Savile, 6th Earl of Mexborough [1868-1945] > Lady Beatrice Savile [1910-73] > Peter Scrope [b 1955] > Hetty Scrope [b 1991] > Kester Cumming-Bruce (b 2022)

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Sir Simon Towneley, KCVO, KCSG, JP 1921-2022

 Sir Simon Peter Edmund Cosmo William Towneley, KCVO, KCSG, JP, who died 11 November, 2022, aged 100, was an author who served as Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, 1976–1997. He was High Sheriff of Lancashire in 1971.

He was born 14 December, 1921, as Simon Peter Edmund Cosmo William Koch de Gooreynd, son of Colonel Alexander Louis Wynand Koch de Gooreynd (1899-1985), and his wife the former Priscilla Cecilia Maria Worsthorne Reyntiens (1899-1991), a granddaughter of the 7th Earl of Abingdon.

At a young age he assumed the surname of Worsthorne in lieu of his patronymic. A younger brother, Sir Peregrine Worsthorne (1923-1920), was the writer, journalist and sometime editor of the Sunday Telegraph.

During the Second World War, Worsthorne served in the King's Royal Rifle Corps, receiving a commission as a second lieutenant in December 1942. In 1954 (under the name Simon Towneley Worsthorne) he published Venetian Opera in the 17th Century, a seminal study of the field, which played a significant role in the remarkable revival of the Venetian opera repertory in the latter 20th century.

On 18 January, 1955, he changed his surname again, and assumed the name of Towneley in lieu of Worsthorne. In the same year he married Mary Fitzherbert (1935-2001), scion of the Fitzherbert-Brockholes landed gentry family, daughter of Cuthbert Fitzherbert-Brockholes (1899-1975), and his wife the former Barbara Maria Manuela Scrope (1903-1975), scion of that ancient landed family, by whom he had issue, a son, Peregrine Henry (born 1962), and five daughters, Alice, Katharine, Victoria, Cosima and Frances.

He was appointed KCVO in the 1994 New Years Honours list.

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Monday, November 14, 2022

Capt Alastair Lorne Campbell of Airds 1937-2022

 Capt Alastair Lorne Campbell of Airds, who died 10 November, 2022, aged 85, was a former Scottish officer of arms and author. 

He was appointed Unicorn Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary in 1987. In 2008 he was appointed Islay Herald Extraordinary. He was a member of the Highland Society of London, and he published a short history of the Society in 1978. He has also written several books on the history of Clan Campbell.

Alastair Lorne Campbell was born in London, 11 July, 1937, son of Brigadier Lorne Maclaine Campbell of Airds, VC, DSO (1902-1991), of Airds, Argyll, and his wife the former Amy Muriel Jordan Campbell (1905-50), scion of the Campbells of Auchendarroch.

He married 18 April, 1960, Mary Ann Campbell-Preston (born 1940), scion of that landed family, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel George Patrick Campbell-Preston (1911-1960), and his wife the former Frances Olivia Grenfell, DCVO, scion of that landed family, who was Woman of the Bedchamber to HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1965-2002.

He leaves issue, three sons and a daughter.

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Victor Morris Martin Atholl Murray (born 2022)

  Alice Charlotte Adelaide Seifert [née Murray, born 1981], wife of Benjamin William D. Seifert [born 1978], and scion of the Dukes of Atholl, gave birth to a son, Victor Morris Martin Atholl, 29 September, 2022, a brother for Louis Wolf Martin Stewart, who was born 2 September, 2020.

Alice Seifert is a daughter of Peter Gerald Stewart Murray [born 1944], descended from the 3rd Duke of Atholl, by his wife the former Jane Rosetta Wood [born 1943].

Benjamin Seifert is a son of Mr Martin H. Seifert by his wife the former Jacqueline E. Morris.

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Commander William John Macnamara Faulkner, RN (died 2022)

 Commander William John Macnamara Faulkner, RN, died 3 November, 2022, aged 94.

He was a son of Rear-Admiral Hugh Webb Faulkner, CB, CBE, DSO (1900-1969), and his wife the former Olave Mary Younger; and married 1stly, 23 April, 1952, Margaret Annette De Trafford (1928-1997), scion of the De Trafford baronets, daughter of Hubert Edmund Francis De Trafford (1893-1974), and his wife the Hon Cecilia Victoria Strickland (1897-1982), daughter of the 1st (and last) Baron Strickland (1861-1940); and married 2ndly, 18 April, 1998, Mrs Jacqueline Wolfe-Murray (1931-2014), former wife of Christopher Michael Wolfe-Murray (1929-2010), scion of the Murray baronets, and 2nd daughter of Sir John Turnbull Usher, 3rd Baronet (1891-1951), by his wife Jean Elpseth (who died 1950).

Cdr Faulkner leaves issue from his first marriage, two sons, Hugh (born 27 Aug, 1953), and Mark (born 13 Apr 1955), and two daughters, Rosalinda (born 30 March, 1958), and Catharine (born 6 Apr, 1961).

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The Countess of Annandale & Hartfell (died 2022)

 The Countess of Annandale and Hartfell, wife of the 11th Earl, died 4 November, 2022.

She was the former Susan Josephine Ross, daughter of Colonel Walter John Macdonald Ross, OBE, DL, JP, of Netherhall, Castle Douglas, Dumfriesshire; and married 23 August, 1969, the then Patrick Andrew Wentworth Hope Johnstone (born 19 April, 1941), son of Maj Percy Wentworth Hope Johnstone (1909-1983), and his wife the former Margaret Jane Hunter-Arundell (1910-1998).

Lady Annandale & Hartfell was a sister of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Malcolm Ross, GCVO, OBE, GCStJ, DL (1943 – 2019), courtier, who was a member of the Royal Household and from 2006 to 2008, Master of the Household to to then Prince of Wales. 

In 1995 he husband succeeded as 11th Earl of Annadale and Hartfell when his claim to the peerages, and that of the Lordship of Johnstone, was allowed by the House of Lords Committee of Privileges. Her husband has also been 26th Chief of the Clan Johnstone since 5 Apr, 1983.

The Countess, who lived near Lockerbie, in Dumfries, is survived by the Earl, and by a son, David, styled Lord Johnstone (born 13 Oct, 1971), and a daughter Lady Julia (who was born in 1974).

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Saturday, November 12, 2022

The Duke of Norfolk marries Mrs Francesca (Chica) Herbert

 The marriage took place on 10 November, 2022, at Chelsea Old Town Hall, between Edward William Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk, GCVO, DL, Earl Marshal and Premier Duke in the Peerage of England (born 2 Dec, 1956), son of the late 17th Duke of Norfolk, KG, GCVO, CB, CBE, MC, DL (1915-2002), and his wife the former Ann Mary Teresa Constable-Maxwell (1927-2013), & the Hon Mrs Francesca Vaughan Herbert (born 1963), former wife of the Hon Henry Malcolm (Harry) Herbert (born 2 March, 1959), scion of the Earls of Carnarvon, and second daughter of Jonathan Stuart Vaughan Bevan (1940-2007), and his wife the former Victoria Leycester (born 1940).

It is the Duke of Norfolk's second marriage. He married 1stly, 27 June, 1987 (div 2022), Georgina Susan Gore (born 30 January, 1962), scion of the Earls Temple of Stowe, by whom he has issue:-

 Henry, styled Earl of Arundel & Surrey (born 3 Dec 1987), Lady Rachel Fitzalan Howard (b 10 June, 1989), Lord Thomas Fitzalan Howard (born 14 March, 1992), Lady Isabel Fitzalan Howard (born 7 Feb, 1994), and Lord Philip Fitzalan Howard (born 14 July, 1996),

The new Duchess of Norfolk has issue from her marriage to the Hon Harry Herbert:-

Chloe Victoria Herbert (born 1994); Francesca Jeanie Herbert (born 21 Nov, 1995), and William Henry Herbert (born 14 Nov, 1999).

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The Baroness Foster of Aghadrumsee

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Dame Arlene Foster, PC, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Foster of Aghadrumsee, of Aghadrumsee in the County of Fermanagh.

Dame Arlene Isobel Foster, DBE, PC (née Kelly; born 17 July 1970) is a broadcaster and politician from Northern Ireland who served as First Minister of Northern Ireland from 2016 to 2017 and from 2020 to 2021 and as Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) from 2015 to 2021. She was the first woman to hold either position. Baroness Foster was a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Fermanagh and South Tyrone from 2003 to 2021.

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The Baron Evans of Rainow

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Mr Graham Evans has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Evans of Rainow, of Macclesfield in the County of Cheshire.

Graham Thomas Evans (born 10 November 1963) is a Conservative Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Weaver Vale in Cheshire from 2010 until 2017.

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Legard/Byrte engagement

 The engagement was announced 12 November, 2022, between Thomas James St Quintin Legard (born 13 November, 1971), scion of the Legard baronets, son of the late James Digby Legard (1946-2021), of Lowthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire, and his wife the former Daphne Jane West, & Camilla Emma V. Byrte (born 1979), daughter of Jonathan Gordon Peregrine Byrte (born 1949), of Streatley, Berkshire, and his wife the former Phillippa A.M. Mossop.

It is Thomas Legard's second marriage. He married firstly, Elizabeth Aubrey-Fletcher, scion of the baronets of that name, by whom he has issue, two sons, John and Christopher, and a daughter Imogen.

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Sir Christopher James Guise, 8th Baronet 1930-2022

 Sir Christopher Guise, 8th Baronet, died 8 November, 2022, aged 92.

Christopher James Guise was the eighth baronet, of Elmore Court Gloucester (GB, 1783).

He was born 10 July, 1930, second son of Sir Anselm William Edward Guise, 6th Baronet (1888-1970), and his wife the former Nina Margaret Sophie Grant (died 1991), and succeeded to the baronetcy, 15 May, 2007, on the death of his elder brother, Sir John Grant Guise, 7th Baronet (1927-2007).

He married 7 November, 1969, Carole Hoskins Master, former wife of Charles Edward Riou Benson (1935-2002), scion of that landed gentry family, and daughter of Jack Hoskins Master, by whom he had issue, a daughter Ruth Victoria Margaret, and a son, Anselm Mark Guise (born 7 February, 1971), who now succeeds to the baronetcy.

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Maj. Christopher Nicolas Haworth-Booth 1940-2022

 Major Christopher Nicolas Haworth-Booth, the Life Guards, who died 30 October, 2022, aged 82, was a scion of that landed gentry family, of Hullbank House, and later of Haworth Hall.

He was born 2 January, 1940, son of Nicolas Leonard Haworth-Booth (1913-1993), and his wife the former Margaret Honor Hamilton (died 2003); and married 12 December, 1973, Rosemary Celia Stewart Anderson, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Anderson, by whom he had issue, two sons, Rupert (born 26 Jan, 1977), and James (born 15 June, 1978).

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Friday, November 11, 2022

Jasper Theodore Archibald Sinclair (born 2022)

Lisa Sinclair (nee Tihhonova), wife of the Hon George Henry MacDonald Sinclair [born 1989], scion of the Viscounts Thurso, gave birth to a son, Jasper Theodore Archibald, 26 October, 2022.

The Hon George Sinclair is the younger son of the 3rd Viscount Thurso [born 10 September, 1953], and Viscountess Thurso [nee Marion Ticknor Sage].

The Hon Mrs George Sinclair  is the former Miss E. 'Lisa' Tihhonova, daughter of Mrs Svetlana Tihhonova, of Estonia.

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Baroness Moyo

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Dambisa Felicia Moyo, has been gazetted in the name style and title of Baroness Moyo, of Knightsbridge, in the City of Westminster.

Baroness Moyo (born 2 February 1969), is a Zambian-born economist and author, known for her analysis of macroeconomics and global affairs. She has written five books, including four New York Times bestsellers: Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa (2009), How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – And the Stark Choices that Lie Ahead (2011), Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World (2012), Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth – and How to Fix It (2018), and How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World (2021).

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Baroness Bray of Coln

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Angela Bray has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Bray of Coln, of Coln Saint Aldwyns in the County of Gloucestershire.

Angela Lavinia Bray (born 13 October 1953) is a Conservative Party politician who was the Member of the London Assembly for West Central from 2000 to 2008, and Member of Parliament (MP) for Ealing Central and Acton from 2010 to 2015.

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Madam O'Donovan 1934-2022

 Madam O'Donovan, who died 7 November, 2022, aged 88, was the widow of The O'Donovan, Chief of the Clan Cathal, of Skibbereen, Co Cork.

The former Frances Jane Templer was born in 1934, daughter of Field Marshal Sir Gerald Walter Robert Templer, KG, GCB, GCMG, KBE, DSO (1898-1979), and his wife the former Ethel Margery Davie (1904-1997); and married 19 September, 1959, (Morgan Gerald) Daniel O'Donovan, The O'Donovan (1931-2016), son of Brigadier Morgan John Winthrop O'Donovan, The O'Donovan (1893-1969), and his wife the former Cornelia Bagnell (1894-1974), by whom she had issue, a son (Morgan) Tiege Gerald O'Donovan, The O'Donovan (born 7 Jan, 1961), who succeeded his father, 25 Jan, 2016, and two daughters, Katharine (b 22 Nov, 1962), and Cecilia Mary Cornelia (born 20 Feb, 1966), who married in 1996, Neville George Francis Chamberlain, grandson of the Rt Hon Neville Chamberlain, PC, MP (1868-1940), Prime Minister 1937-40, &c.

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The Baron Jones of Cheltenham 1948-2022

 The Baron Jones of Cheltenham, who died 7 November, 2022, aged, 74, was a Liberal Democrat life peer and former MP for Cheltenham.

Nigel David Jones was born 30 March, 1948. He served as Lib Dem MP for Cheltenham 1992-2005, after which he was raised to the peerage as Baron Jones of Cheltenham, of Cheltenham in the County of Gloucestershire.

Jones was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Cheltenham at the 1992 general election, winning the seat from the Conservative Party. Jones was a member of the public accounts committee from 2002-05. He was also the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for a number of topics, including local government (1992–93), sport science and technology (1993), consumer affairs (1995-97), sport and culture (1997–99), trade and industry (1997–99) and international development (1999). Jones retained the seat until standing down at the 2005 general election.

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The Baroness Twycross

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Fiona Ruth Twycross, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Twycross, of Headington in the City of Oxford.

Baroness Twycross (born 29 May 1969),  is a Labour Party politician. She was born in South London before moving to Oxford. She studied at Cheney School in Oxford before going on to study Scandinavian Studies at the University of Edinburgh and has a PhD in contemporary Scandinavian literature. She subsequently studied Public Policy and Management at Birkbeck, University of London. She has lived and worked in the East Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber and the North East.

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Baroness O'Neill of Bexley

 The life peerage recently conferred on Teresa Ann Jude O’Neill, OBE, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness O'Neill of Bexley, of Crook Log in the London Borough of Bexley.

Baroness O'Neill of Bexley is a Conservative Party politician, Leader of the Council in the London Borough of Bexley; Vice Chair on London Councils; and Deputy Chair of the Local Government Association.

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The Baroness Lawlor

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Sheila Margaret Mary Lawlor, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Lawlor, of Midsummer Common in the City of Cambridge.

Baroness Lawlor is the founder and director of research at Politeia, a British political think tank. She was previously a research fellow at Sidney Sussex College and Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

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The Baron Hintze

 The life peerage recently conferred on Mr Michael Hintze has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Hintze, of Dunster in the County of Somerset.

Lord Hintze (born 27 July, 1953), is a British-Australian businessman and philanthropist, based in the United Kingdom. According to the Sunday Times 2019 Rich List, Hintze's net worth is £1.5 billion, an increase of £120 million from 2018. In the 2016 Forbes magazine list of The World's Billionaires, he was the world's 1,011th richest person, with a net worth of approximately US$1.8 billion.

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Baron Sahota

 The life peerage recently awarded to Mr Kuldip Singh Sahota, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Sahota, of Telford in the County of Shropshire.

Lord Sahota is a British Labour Councillor for Malinslee & Dawley Bank on Telford and Wrekin Council.

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The Baron Verdirame

 The life peerage recently conferred on Guglielmo Verdirame, KC, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Verdirame, of Belsize Park in the London Borough of Camden.

Lord Verdirame (born 25 Aug, 1971), is a legal scholar and barrister. He is Professor of International Law at King's College London in the Department of War Studies and the School of Law. He was previously a Junior Research Fellow at Merton College, Oxford, a university lecturer in law at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, a visiting fellow at Harvard Law School, and a visiting professor at Columbia Law School. He was born in Reggio di Calabria, Italy.

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Anthony Henry Trollope-Bellew 1953-2022

  Anthony Henry Trollop-Bellew, who died 28 October, 2022, aged 69, was head of that landed gentry family.

He was born in 1953, son of Major Thomas Fleming Trollpe-Bellew (1920-1993), and his wife the former Daphne Modwen Wainwright (died 14 March, 2020); and married in 1990, Annabel Claire Collier (born c 1965), daughter of Christopher Edward George Collier (1935-2018), by his wife the former Anne Cecile Esme Kahn (born 1935); by whom he had two daughters, Emma Louise (born 1993), and Harriet Anne (born 1996).

His grandmother was the Hon Dorothy Nesta Trollope, sister of the 3rd Baron Kesteven.

John Trollope, 1st Baron Kesteven (1800-74) > Maj Hon Robert Trollope (1852-1908) > Hon Dorothy Nesta Trollope (d 1975) > Thomas Trollope-Bellew > Anthony Henry Trollope-Bellew (d 2022)

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Wardroper/Cavendish engagement

 The engagement was announced 10 November, 2022, between Henry Simon Wardroper (born 1992), son of Rory Kingsley Wardroper (born 1953), of High Osgoodby Grange, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, and his wife the former Catherine Bolitho, & Katharine Mary Louise Cavendish (born 1991), scion of the Dukes of Devonshire, daughter of Mark Andrew Lionel Compton Cavendish (born 1 Aug, 1958), More Hall, Brockton, Shropshire, and his wife the former Sarah Jane Formby (born 1961).

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Staib/Wigin engagement

 The engagement was announced 10 November, 2022, between James Alexander Christian Staib (born 1990), son of John Staib, and his former wife the former Hon Mary Clare Kinnaird (born 26 March, 1960), scion of the Lords Kinnaird, & Daisy Elizabeth Wigin (born 1991), daughter of Mark R. Wigin (born 1961), and his wife the former Rachel M. Woodley (born 1963).

James Staib is a grandson of the 13th Lord Kinnaird (1912-1997).

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Rosemary Valentine Trotter (nee Nash) (died 2022)

 Rosemary Valentine Trotter (nee Nash), died 4 November, 2022, aged 91.

The former Rosemary Nash, she was a daughter of Henry Herbert Nash (1892-1968), and his wife the former Celia Joan Kemble, scion of that landed gentry family, & married circa 1959 (divorced), as his 1st wife, Martin Frederick Trotter (1935-2009), head of that landed gentry family, and a descendant of the Barons Ravensworth, son of Maj Frederick Liddell Trotter (1891-1961), and his wife the former Evelyn Grace Oxley (1903-1969), scion of that landed gentry family, by whom she had issue, Peter Martin Henry (born 21 Sept, 1960), and Diana Felicity (born 14 Aug, 1963).

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Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Sally Raffles (nee Sieff) (died 2022)

 Sally Raffles (nee Sieff), who died 3 November, 2022, aged 89, was a niece of Israel Moses Sieff, Baron Sieff. She was a daughter of Joseph Edward Sieff (1905 – 1982), who was chairman of retailer Marks & Spencer and honorary vice-president of the British Zionist Federation. She married Ralph Raffles, son of Emanuel Raffles and Bertha Freedman, by whom she had four children.

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Valentina Grant-Dalton (nee Eveleigh de Moleyns) 1928-2022

 Valentina Grant-Dalton (nee Eveleigh de Moleyns), who died 5 November, 2022, aged 93, was a scion of the Barons Ventry.

She was born 16 December, 1928, daughter of the Hon Francis Alexander Innys Eveleigh de Moleyns (1901-64), and his 1st wife the former Norah Caroline Hudson (who died 26 Aug, 1937), and was a granddaughter paternally of the 6th Baron Ventry (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1800) (1864-1936).

She married 19 September, 1950, Maj Nathaniel Duncan Spry Grant-Dalton (1922-2004), by whom she had issue, a son, Kevin (born 23 Dec, 1952), and two daughters, Miranda (b 14 Jan 1955), and Niclola (b 15 Feb 1957).

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Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Sir Evelyn Robert de Rothschild 1931-2022

 Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild, who has died aged 91, was a financier and a member of the Rothschild family, and a cousin of the the 4th Baron (Peerage of the UK, cr 1885).

Evelyn de Rothschild was born on 29 August 1931. The son of Anthony Gustav de Rothschild (1887–1961) and Yvonne Lydia Louise Cahen d'Anvers (1899–1977), he was named after his uncle Evelyn Achille de Rothschild who was killed in action in World War I. Evelyn de Rothschild spent several of his boyhood years in the United States during World War II. He was a pupil at Harrow School and then studied history at Trinity College, Cambridge, but dropped out before gaining a degree.

Evelyn de Rothschild was appointed a director of Paris-based de Rothschild Frères in 1968 while Guy de Rothschild from the French branch of the family became a partner at N M Rothschild & Sons. In 1976, he took over as bank chairman from Victor Rothschild and in 1982 became chairman of Rothschilds Continuation Holdings AG, the co-ordinating company for the merchant banking group. He became co-chairman of Rothschild Bank A.G., Zurich in 1994, serving until 2003 when he oversaw the merger of the family's French and UK houses. David René de Rothschild of the French branch took over as executive chairman of Rothschild International after the different branches had been merged and Sir Evelyn continued as non-executive chairman of N M Rothschild & Sons. In 2003, he founded with his wife, Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a holding company, E.L. Rothschild, to manage their investments in The Economist and various enterprises in India.

His company directorships include: Deputy Chairman - Milton Keynes Development Corporation (1971–1984); Chairman - The Economist (1972–1989); Director - IBM United Kingdom Holdings Limited (1972–1995); Chairman - United Racecourses (1977–1994); Director - De Beers Consolidated Mines (1977–1994); Chairman - British Merchant Banking & Securities House Association (1985–1989). He also served as a Director of the newspaper group owned by Lord Beaverbrook. Years later, he served for a time as a Director of Lord Black's Daily Telegraph newspaper. An owner of thoroughbred racehorses, he was a past chairman of United Racecourses.

Rothschild served as Queen Elizabeth II's financial adviser. He was a Governor of the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as an active patron of the arts and supporter of a number of charities. He served as Chairman of the Delegacy of St Mary's Hospital Medical School from 1977 to 1988. He was a Member of the Council of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, a trustee of the Shakespeare Globe Trust, and in 1998 was appointed Chairman of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. Sir Evelyn was the founding chairman in 1990 of The European Association for Banking and Financial History in Frankfurt, Germany, a position he held until retiring in 2004. He was a board member of the Snowdon Trust, founded by the Earl of Snowdon, which provides grants and scholarships for students with disabilities.

Evelyn de Rothschild married firstly, 30 September, 1966 (div 1971), Jeannette Ellen Dorothy Bishop (who died 1981), daughter of Ernest Bishop, and a niece of Sir Stanley Hooker, the jet-engine engineer. Rothschild married secondly, 1 July, 1973 (div 2000), Victoria Lou Schott (1949 -2021), the daughter of Florida property developer Lewis Schott, and his wife Marcia W. Schott (née Whitney), by whom he had issue, three children. He married 3rdly, 30 November 2000, as her second husband, the American lawyer and entrepreneur Lynn Forester, who survives him.

Rothschild had homes in London, New York City, Martha's Vineyard, and Ascott House, a country estate owned by the National Trust in Buckinghamshire about 46 miles north of London. 

Rothschild was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 1989 New Year Honours.

From his second marriage he leaves issue, two sons, Anthony and David, and a daughter, Jessica.

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Charles Norman George Peploe 1930-2022

 Charles Norman George Peploe died 22 October, 2022. He was 92.

He was born 1 Sept, 1930, son of Capt Charles Reid Peploe (1890-1933), and his wife the former Catherine Mary Macfie (1897-1980); and married 9 July, 1966, Countess Carolyn Lucille Czernin von und zu Chudenitz (born 9 May, 1941), daughter of Squadron Leader Count Manfred Maria Edmund Ralph Beckett Czernin, DSO, MC, DFC, RAF (1913-62), descended from the Barons Grimthorpe, and his former wife, the former Maud Sarah Hamilton (1917-1995), scion of the Dukes of Abercorn, by whom he had issue, two sons, Manfred (born 10 Aug 1969), and Fergus (born 22 Aug 1970).

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Monday, November 07, 2022

Admiral of the Fleet The Baron Boyce, KG, GCB, OBE, KStJ, DL 1943-2022

 Admiral of the Fleet The Baron Boyce, KG, GCB, OBE, KStJ, DL, died 6 November, 2022. He was 79. 

Lord Boyce was a South African-born British Royal Navy officer who also sat as a crossbench member of the House of Lords until his death. He was appointed Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports on 10 December 2004, succeeding the late Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in that role, and later awarded England's highest order of chivalry, the Garter.

The death of Lord Boyce now leaves six vacancies in the membership of the Order of the Garter, who when at full capacity number 24.

Michael Cecil Boyce was born 2 April, 1943, son of Commander Hugh Boyce DSC and Madeline (née Manley), and was educated at Hurstpierpoint College and the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. He joined the Royal Navy as a cadet in 1961. Michael Boyce commanded three submarines and then a frigate before achieving higher command in the Navy and serving as First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff from 1998 to 2001 and then as Chief of the Defence Staff from 2001 to 2003. As Chief of Defence Staff he is believed to have had concerns about US plans for a national missile defence system. In early 2003 he advised the British Government on the deployment of troops for the invasion of Iraq, seeking assurances as to the legitimacy of the deployment before it was allowed to proceed.

He was appointed OBE in 1982, KCB in 1995, and advanced to GCB in 1999. He was raised to the peerage for life as Baron Boyce, of Pimlico in the City of Westminster, on 16 June 2003.  He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London on 19 December 2003. He was appointed a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter in 2011. On 6 December 2021, Boyce was appointed Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom.

Lord Boyce married 1stly, in 1971, Harriette Gail Fletcher, by whom he had one son and one daughter. Following the dissolution of his first marriage, he married Fleur Margaret Anne Rutherford (née Smith). Lady Boyce died in 2016 at the age of 67.

Saturday, November 05, 2022

Bowen/Rottenburg engagement

The engagement was announced 27 October, 2022, between Matthew P. Bowen, son of Ian Bowen, of Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, and Mrs Susan Bowen, of Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, & Charlotte Elizabeth Virginia Rottenburg (born 1988), daughter of Alexander Theodore Terence Rottenburg (born 1947), of Kingston, Dorset, and his wife the former Virginia Kathleen Seymour (born 8 Oct, 1955), scion of the Marquesses of Hertford.

The 5th Marquess of Hertford > Rev Lord Victor Seymour > Maj Conway Hugh Seymour > Adrian John Conway Seymour > Virginia Kathleen Seymour > Charlotte Rottenburg

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The Baron Roberts of Belgravia

The life peerage recently conferred upon Mr Andrew Roberts, has been gazetted in the name style and title of Baron Roberts of Belgravia, of Belgravia in the City of Westminster.

Andrew Roberts (born 13 January, 1963), is a historian and journalist.  He is a visiting professor at the Department of War Studies, King's College London, a Roger and Martha Mertz Visiting Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and a Lehrman Institute Distinguished Lecturer at the New-York Historical Society. He was a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery, London from 2013 to 2021. Lord Roberts' public commentary has appeared in several periodicals such as The Daily Telegraph and The Spectator. 

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The Baron Swire

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Sir Hugo Swire, KCMG, PC, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Swire, of Down Saint Mary, in the County of Devon.

Swire (born 30 Nov, 1959), is a politician. He served as the Conservative MP for East Devon from 2001 until 2019. He has had several ministerial roles, most recently as Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, a role he held until July 2016. Swire is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. He retired from the House of Commons at the 2019 general election. Since 2022 he has been a member of the House of Lords.

He is a son of Humphrey Roger Swire (1934-2004), and his 1st wife the former Philippa Sophia Montgomerie of Southannan (born 1935) (she married 2ndly in 2004, as his 3rd wife, the 7th Marquess Townshend (1916-2010).

Hugo Swire married in 1966, Alexandra Mina Petruska Nott (born 1963), daughter of Sir John William Frederic Nott, KCB (born 1 Feb, 1932), former Conservative MP and government minister in the Thatcher administration, by his wife the former Miloska Sekol, by whom he has issue, two daughters, Saffron and Siena.

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Heathcoat Amory/Astor engagement

 The engagement was announced 5 November, 2022, between Harry James Heathcoat Amory (born 30 April, 1977), second son of Sir Ian Heathcoat Amory, 6th Baronet (born 3 February, 1942), and his wife the former Frances Louise Pomeroy (born 20 Oct, 1947), scion of the Viscounts Harberton, & the Hon Violet Magdalene Astor (born 1980), daughter of the 3rd Baron Astor of Hever (born 16 June, 1946), and his first wife the former Fiona Diana Lennox Harvey (born 1949), a granddaughter maternally of Sir Harry Mainwaring, 5th Baronet (1878-1934).

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Felix Samuel Sancroft-Baker (born 2022)

 Annabel Rose Sancroft-Baker (née Henderson, born 1989), wife of Hugh Jasper Sancroft-Baker [born 1987], gave birth to a son, Felix Samuel, 13 October, 2022.

Annabel Sancroft-Baker is scion of the Barons Faringdon, daughter of the Hon James Harold Henderson [born 1961], of Buscot Park, co Oxford, by his wife the former Lucinda Maria Hanson. The Hon James Henderson is the son and heir of the 3rd Baron Faringdon [born 1937].

Hugh is a son of Raymond Samuel Sancroft-Baker [born 1950], of Swalcliffe Lea, co Oxon, by his wife the former [Daphne] Caroline Adams.  Hugh's paternal grandmother was a Heron-Maxwell, of the baronets of that name.

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Joni Lara Vickers (Jo) Kennard (nee Morrison) (1985-2022)

 Joni Lara Vickers (Jo) Kennard (nee Morrison, born 1985), who died 29 October, 2022, was the wife of Adam David Spencer Kennard (born 1983), scion of the Kennard Baronets.

She was a daughter of Alasdair Morrison, and married at Edinburgh, 29 July, 2017, Adam David Spencer Kennard, son of Jeremy David Kennard (born 28 Sept, 1949), and his wife the former Teresa Lynch, by whom she had issue, a son, Angus (born 19 Aug 2018).

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Friday, November 04, 2022

Collett/Kenworthy engagement

 The engagement was announced 4 November, 2022, between Aidan Anthony Calvert Collett (born 7 May, 1995), scion of the Collett baronets, elder son of Alastair John Calvert Collett (born 1 Dec, 1961), of Teddington, Middlesex, and his wife the former Tiana Peck, & Gabriella May Kenworthy (born 1995), elder daughter of Mr Paul Kenworthy, of Ipswich, Suffolk, and Mrs Kenworthy.

Aidan Collett is a grandson of the late Sir Christopher Collett, GBE (1931-2012), Lord Mayor of London 1988-89, and a great-grandson of Sir Henry Seymour Collett, 2nd Baronet (1893-1971).

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Robin FitzRoy Somerset, MBE 1930-2022

Capt Robin FitzRoy Somerset, MBE, who died 21 October, 2022, aged 92, was a scion of the Dukes of Beaufort.

He was born 21 May, 1930, son of Maj Alan FitzRoy Somerset (1902-1940), and his wife the former Nell Lauder Pyman (who died 1951); and married in 1977, Sarah Marguerite Mills, daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Mills, KCB (1914-2006), and his wife the former Anne Cumberlege, by whom he had issue,  a son Charles (born 1981), and a daughter, Anne (born 1978).

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Thursday, November 03, 2022

The Baron Leong

 The life peerage recently conferred upon Mr Sonny Leong, CBE, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Leong, of Chilton in the County of Oxxfordshire and of Camden Town in the London Borough of Camden.

Sonny Leong (born September 1953) is a British Labour Party politician, and the co-founder and co-chair of SME4Labour. A former barrister, Leong founded Cavendish Publishing in 1990. The company made £250,000 in its first year. In 2001, he was appointed managing director of Cavendish Publishing, with a 30-percent stake in the company. By 2003, it was the largest independent law publisher in the United Kingdom. In 2006, Leong sold Cavendish Publishing to Taylor & Francis. He left Taylor & Francis in 2007 to join One Charter, a private jet business, as a non-executive director. He was formerly the Chair of Chinese for Labour.

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Air Vice Marshal John Maurice Maynard Ponsonby, OBE 1955-2022

 Air Vice Marshal John Ponsonby, OBE, who has died aged 67, was a scion of the Barons De Mauley.

John Maurice Maynard Ponsonby was born 8 August, 1955, son of Myles Walter Ponsonby (1924-1999), and his wife the former Ann Veronica Theresa Maynard; and married 1980, Marie Jose Antoinette Van Huizen-Husselson, by whom he had issue, a son, Luke (born 1986), and two daughters, Charlotte (born 1982), and Francesca (born 1986).

Ponsonby was commissioned into the Royal Air Force in April 1983 as a pilot, after nine years service as an infantry in the British Army. On 10 April 1983, he was appointed to a permanent commission and promoted to flight lieutenant with seniority from 10 March 1980.On 1 July 1988, he was promoted to squadron leader, and then to wing commander on 1 January 1994. As a group captain, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1999 New Year Honours, and was made an aide-de-camp to Queen Elizabeth II on 1 August 2001. He relinquished this appointment on 3 May 2002,being promoted to air commodore on 1 July that year. Ponsonby was also awarded the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the 2002 Operational Honours List "in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Northern Ireland during the period 1 October 2001 to 31 March 2002". He was promoted to his final rank of air vice marshal on 4 January 2005.

He has served as a support helicopter pilot throughout his career, and as a helicopter and tactics instructor. He commanded No. 78 Squadron in the Falkland Islands, No. 27 Squadron in the UK, the Support Helicopter Force in Bosnia and RAF Aldergrove/Joint Helicopter Force in Northern Ireland.

He has held staff appointments at group, command and ministry level, including as deputy principal staff officer to the Chief of the Defence Staff (General Sir Charles Guthrie), and most recently as air officer plans at Headquarters Strike Command. He was a graduate of the RAF Staff College and the Joint Service Command and Staff College. He was appointed air officer commanding Training Group on 4 January 2005 and became air officer commanding No. 22 (Training) Group on 30 October 2006.

The 2nd Baron De Mauley > Hon Edwin Ponsonby > Victor Coope Ponsonby > Myles Walter Ponsonby > John Maurice Maynard Ponsonby

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Lynda Anne Corke (nee Baring) 1944-2022

 Lynda Anne Corke, wo died 19 October, 2022, aged 78, was a scion of the Baring baronets, a branch of the eponymous banking dynasty.

Lynda Anne Baring was born 8 July, 1944, daughter of Maurice Bingham Baring (1916-2001), and his wife the former Loveday Anne Monica Coryton (who died 1997); and married 15 April, 1967, Clive Edward Theo Corke, by whom she had issue, a son, Philip (born 1979), and two daughters, Shauna (born 1972), and Anthea (born 1973).

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Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Descent of the Marquess of Abergavenny from King Henry VII

 Descent of the Marquess of Abergavenny from King Henry VII. Other lines of descent may also exist.

HENRY VII

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor  = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon  =1537, Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland

(d. 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford  =1555, Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby KG

(c. 1540-96)

I

Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby =c.1580, Alice Spencer

(c.1559-94)

I

Lady Frances Stanley = John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgwater

(1583-1635/6)

I

John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater = Lady Elizabeth Cavendish

(1623-86)

I

John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater = Lady Jane Powlett

(1646-1701)

I

Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater = Lady Rachel Russell

(1681-1745)

I

Lady Louisa Egerton = Granville Leveson-Gower, Marquess of Stafford

(1723-61)

I

Lady Anne Leveson-Gower = Most Rev Edward Vernon-Harcourt

(died 1832)

I

Louisa Vernon-Harcourt = Sir John Vanden-Bempdé Johnstone, 2nd Bt

I

Caroline Vanden-Bempdé Johnstone = William, 1st Marquess of Abergavenny

(1826-1892)

I

Lord George Montacute Nevill = Florence Soanes

(1856-1920)

I

Guy, 4th Marquess of Abergavenny = Isabel Larnach

(1883-1954)

I

Lord Rupert Nevill, CVO = Lady Anne Camilla Wallop

(1923-1982)

I

Christopher, 6th Marquess of Abergavenny = Venetia Maynard

(born 23 Apr, 1955)

Descent of the Marquess of Ailesbury from King Henry VII

  The Marquess of Ailesbury descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon = Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk

(d 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey = Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford

(1538-1567/8)

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset = Lady Frances Devereux

(1588-1660)

I

Henry Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Mary Capell

(1626-54)

I

Lady Elizabeth Seymour = Thomas Bruce, 3rd Earl of Elgin

(d 1696/7)

I

Lady Elizabeth Bruce = George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan

(d 1745)

I

Thomas, 1st Earl of Ailesbury = Susanna Hoare

(1729-1814)

I

Charles Brudenell-Bruce, 1st Marquess of Ailesbury = Henrietta Hill

(1773-1856)

I

Ernest, 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury = Louisa Horsley-Beresford

(1811-1886)

I

Henry, 5th Marquess of Ailesbury = Georgiana Pickney

(1842-1911)

I

George, 6th Marquess of Ailesbury, DSO = Caroline Madden

(1873-1961)

I

Chandos, 7th Marquess of Ailesbury = Joan Salter

(1904-1974)

I

Michael Brudenell-Bruce, 8th Marquess of Ailesbury = Edwina Wills

(born 31 March, 1926)


Descent of the Marquess of Ailsa from King Henry VII

   The Marquess of Ailsa descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

HENRY VII

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor  = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon  =1537, Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland

(d. 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford  =1555, Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby KG

(c. 1540-96)

I

Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby =c.1580, Alice Spencer

(c.1559-94)

I

Lady Frances Stanley = John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgwater

(1583-1635/6)

I

John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater = Lady Elizabeth Cavendish

(1623-86)

I

John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater = Lady Jane Powlett

(1646-1701)

I

Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater = Lady Rachel Russell

(1681-1745)

I

Lady Louisa Egerton = Granville Leveson-Gower, Marquess of Stafford

(1723-61)

I

George, 1st Duke of Sutherland = Elizabeth, suo jure Countess of Sutherland

(1758-1833)

I

George, 2nd Duke of Sutherland = Lady Harriett Howard

(1786-1861)

I

Lady Evelyn Sutherland-Leveson-Gower = Charles, 12th Lord Blantyre

(1825-1887)

I

Hon Evelyn Stuart = Archibald Kennedy, 3rd Marquess of Ailsa

(1848-88)

I

Angus Kennedy, 6th Marquess of Ailsa = Gertrude Cooper

(1882-1957)

I

Archibald Kennedy, 7th Marquess of Ailsa = Mary Burn

(1925-1994)

I

David Kennedy, 9th Marquis of Ailsa = Anne Kelly

(born 3 July, 1958)


Descent of the Marquess of Anglesey from King Henry VII

The Marquess of Anglesey descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

Henry VII 

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon  =c.1535, Henry Grey, Marquis of Dorset, KG

(d. 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey  =1560, Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = c.1585, Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

Francis Seymour, 1st Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Frances Prinne

(1590-1664)

I

Charles Seymour, 2nd Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Hon Elizabeth Alington

(1621-65)

I

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset = Lady Charlotte Finch

(1662-1748)

I

Lady Frances Seymour = John Manners, Marquis of Granby

(1728-1761)

 I

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland = Lady Mary Isabella Somerset

(1754-1787)

I

John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland = Lady Elizabeth Howard

(1778-1857)

I

John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland = Catherine Louisa Georgina Marley

(1818-1906)

I

Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland = Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay

(1852-1925)

I

Lady Victoria Manners = Charles Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey

(died 1946)

I

George Paget, 7th Marquess of Anglesey = Shirley Vaughan Morgan

(1922-2013)

I

Charles Paget, 8th Marquess of Anglesey = Georgeanne Downes

(born 13 Nov, 1950)

Descent of the Marquess of Bristol from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Bristol descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

Henry VII 

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon  =c.1535, Henry Grey, Marquis of Dorset, KG

(d. 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey  =1560, Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = c.1585, Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

Francis Seymour, 1st Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Frances Prinne

(1590-1664)

I

Charles Seymour, 2nd Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Hon Elizabeth Alington

(1621-65)

I

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset = Lady Charlotte Finch

(1662-1748)

I

Lady Frances Seymour = John Manners, Marquis of Granby

(1728-1761)

 I

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland = Lady Mary Isabella Somerset

(1754-1787)

I

John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland = Lady Elizabeth Howard

(1778-1857)

I

Lady Katherine Manners = Frederick Hervey, 2nd Marquess of Bristol

(1809-48)

I

Lord Augustus Hervey = Mariana Hodnett

(1837-1875)

I

Herbert Hervey, 5th Marquess of Bristol = Lady Jean Cochrane

(1870-1960)

I

Victor Hervey, 6th Marquess of Bristol = Yvonne Sutton

(1915-1985)

I

Frederick Hervey, 8th Marquess of Bristol = Meredith Dunn

(born 19 Oct 1979)





Descent of the Marquess Camden from King Henry VII

  The Marquess Camden descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 


King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor =Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon = Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland

(d 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford = Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby

(1540-96)

I

William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby = Lady Elizabeth de Vere

(1561-1642)

I

James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby = Charlotte de la Trémoille

(1607-51)

I

Lady Amelia Anne Sophia Stanley = John Murray, 1st Matquis of Atholl

I

John Murray, 1st Duke of Atholl = Lady Catherine Hamilton

(1659-1724)

I

John Murray, 2nd Duke of Atholl = Jane Frederick

(1690-1764)

I

Lady Charlotte Murray, suo jure Lady Strange = John Murray, 3rd Duke of Atholl

(1731-1805)

I

Rt Rev Lord George Murray = Anne Charlotte Grant

I

Rt Rev George Murray = Lady Sarah Hay-Drummond

(1784-1860)

I

Harriet Murray =  George Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden, KG

(1813-1854)

I

John Pratt, 3rd Marquess Camden = Lady Clementina Spencer-Churchill

(1840-1872)

I

John Pratt, 4th Marquess Camden = Lady Joan Nevill

(1872-1943)

I

John Pratt, 5th Marquess Camden = Marjorie Jenkins

(1899-1983)

I

David Pratt, 6th Marquess Camden = Virginia Finlaison

(born 13 Aug 1930)

Descent of the Marquess of Cholmondeley from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Cholmondeley descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon = Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk

(d 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey = Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford

(1538-1567/8)

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset = Lady Frances Devereux

(1588-1660)

I

Henry Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Mary Capell

(1626-54)

I

Lady Elizabeth Seymour = Thomas Bruce, 3rd Earl of Elgin

(d 1696/7)

I

Lady Elizabeth Bruce = George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan

(d 1745)

I

Col. Hon Robert Brudenell, MP = Anne Bisshopp

(1726-68)

I

Robert, 6th Earl of Cardigan = Penelope Anne Cooke

(1769-1837)

I

Lady Harriet Georgiana Brudenell (1799-1836) = Richard Curzon-Howe, 1st Earl Howe

I

Lady Emily Curzon-Howe = Sir Robert Kingscote, GCVO

(d 1910)

I

Winifred Ida Kingscote, OBE = George, 4th Marquess of Cholmondeley

(1862-1938)

I

George, 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley, GCVO = Sybil Sassoon

(1883-1968)

I

George, 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley, GCVO = Lavinia Leslie

(1919-90)

I

David, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley, KCVO = Rose Hanbury

(born 27 June, 1960)

Descent of the Marquess of Exeter from King Henry VII

  The Marquess of Exeter descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

Henry VII 

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon  =c.1535, Henry Grey, Marquis of Dorset, KG

(d. 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey  =1560, Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = c.1585, Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

Francis Seymour, 1st Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Frances Prinne

(1590-1664)

I

Charles Seymour, 2nd Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Hon Elizabeth Alington

(1621-65)

I

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset = Lady Charlotte Finch

(1662-1748)

I

Lady Frances Seymour = John Manners, Marquis of Granby

(1728-1761)

 I

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland = Lady Mary Isabella Somerset

(1754-1787)

I

John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland = Lady Elizabeth Howard

(1778-1857)

I

Lady Elizabeth Manners = Andrew Drummond

(1801-86)

I

Frederica Drummond = Richard, 9th Earl of Scarbrough

(1826-1907)

I

Lady Algitha Lumley = William Orde-Powlett, 4th Baron Bolton

(1847-1919)

I

Hon Myra Orde-Powlett = William Cecil, 5th Marquess of Exeter

(1879-1973)

I

William Cecil, 7th Marquess of Exeter =   Edith Lilian Csanady de Telegd 

(1909-1988)

I

William Cecil, 8th Marquess of Exeter 

(born 1 September, 1935)

Descent of the Duke of Fife from King Henry VII

 The Duke of Fife descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He has multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Margaret Tudor = James IV, King of Scots

I

James V, King of Scots = Marie of Lorraine

I

Mary Queen of Scots = James Stuart, Lord Darnley

I

King James VI & I = Anne of Denmark

I

Elizabeth = Frederick, Elector Palatine of the Rhine

I

Sophia = Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover

(1630-1714)

I

George I, King of Gt Britain = Sophia Dorothea

(d 1727)

I

George II, King of Gt Britain = Caroline of Anspach

(d 1760)

I

Frederick, Prince of Wales = Augusta

(died 1751)

I

George III, King of Gr Britain = Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

(1738-1820)

I

King William IV = (mistress) Dorothea Jordan

(d 1837)

I

Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence = William Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll

(1801-56)

I

Lady Agnes Hay = James Duff, 5th Earl of Fife

(1829-69)

I

Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife = Princess Louise of the UK of GB

(1849-1912)

I

Princess Maud of Fife = Charles Carnegie, Earl of Southesk

(1893-1945)

I

James Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife = Hon Caroline Dewar

(1929-2015)

I

David Carnegie, 4th Duke of Fife = Caroline Bunting

(born 3 May, 1961)


Descent of the Marquess of Milford Haven from King Henry VII

   The Marquess of Milford Haven descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Margaret Tudor = James IV, King of Scots

I

James V, King of Scots = Marie of Lorraine

I

Mary Queen of Scots = James Stuart, Lord Darnley

I

King James VI & I = Anne of Denmark

I

Elizabeth = Frederick, Elector Palatine of the Rhine

I

Sophia = Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover

(1630-1714)

I

George I, King of Gt Britain = Sophia Dorothea

(d 1727)

I

George II, King of Gt Britain = Caroline of Anspach

(d 1760)

I

Frederick, Prince of Wales = Augusta

(died 1751)

I

George III, King of Gr Britain = Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

(1738-1820)

I

Edward Duke of Kent = Victoire of Saxe-Coburg

(d 1820)

I

Queen Victoria =Albert of Saxe-Coburg

(1819-1901)

I

Princess Alice = Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse

I

Victoria of Hesse = Louis Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven

(1863-1950)

I

George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven = Nadejda de Torby

(1892-1938)

I

David Mountbatten, 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven = Janet Bryce

(1919-1970)

I

George Mountbatten, 4th Marquess of Milford Haven

(born 6 June, 1961)

Descent of the Marquess of Linlithgow from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Linlithgow descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon = Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland

(d 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford = Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby

(1540-96)

I

William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby = Lady Elizabeth de Vere

(1561-1642)

I

James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby = Charlotte de la Trémoille

(1607-51)

I

Lady Amelia Anne Sophia Stanley = John Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl

I

Charles Murray, 1st Earl of Dunmore = Catherine Watts

(1661-1710)

I

Lady Anne Murray = John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald

(d 1711)

I

Lady Catherine Cochrane = Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway

(d 1786)

I

John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway = Anne Dashwood

(1736-1806)

I

George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway = Lady Jane Paget

(1768-1834)

I

Lady Louisa Stewart = William, 2nd Lord Feversham

(1804-1889)

I

Hon Helen Duncombe = William Beckett-Denison

(died 1896)

I

Adeline Beckett-Denison = Sir Frederick Milner, 7th Baronet

I

Doreen Maud Milner = Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow

(died 1965)

I

Charles Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow = Vivienne Kenyon-Slaney

(1912-1987)

I

Adrian Hope, 4th Marquess of Linlithgow = Anne Leveson

(born 1 July, 1946)


Hon Mrs Edward Arundell 1940-2022

 The Hon Mrs Edward Arundell died 21 October, 2022. She was 82.

She was born 22 May, 1940, as Margaret Ann Honoria (Merry) Macnab, scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of Brigadier John Francis Macnab of Barravorich, CBE, DSO (1906-1980), and his wife the former (Dorothy) Margaret Treadwell (1903-1988); and married 27 September, 1961, Major the Hon Edward Renfric Arundell (born 2 November, 1933), who, in 1991, was raised to the rank of a Baron's son, scion of the Barons Talbot of Malahide, son of Reginald John Arthur Arundell (1903-1953), and his wife the former Winifred Nellie Castle (1895-1954), by whom she had three daughters, Lucinda (b 17 Oct, 1962), Camilla (born 2 March, 1965), and Nicola (born 30 Sept, 1967).

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Tuesday, November 01, 2022

Descent of the Marquess of Northampton from King Henry VII

  The Marquess of Northampton descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon = Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland

(d 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford = Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby

(1540-96)

I

William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby = Lady Elizabeth de Vere

(1561-1642)

I

James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby = Charlotte de la Trémoille

(1607-51)

I

Lady Amelia Anne Sophia Stanley = John Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl

I

Charles Murray, 1st Earl of Dunmore = Catherine Watts

(1661-1710)

I

Lady Anne Murray = John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald

(d 1711)

I

Lady Catherine Cochrane = Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway

(d 1786)

I

Hon Keith Stewart = Georgiana Isabella D'Aguilar

(1739-95)

I

James Alexander Stewart Mackenzie = Hon Mary Mackenzie

I

Louisa Caroline Stewart Mackenzie = William, 2nd Baron Ashburton

(1827-1903)

I

Hon Mary Baring = William Compton, 5th Marquess of Northampton

(1860-1902)

I

William Compton, 6th Marquess of Northampton = Virginia Heaton

(1885-1978)

I

Spencer Compton, 7th Marquess of Northampton = Henriette Bentinck

(born 2 Apr 1946)

Descent of the Marquess of Zetland from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Zetland descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 


Henry VII 

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon  =c.1535, Henry Grey, Marquis of Dorset, KG

(d. 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey  =1560, Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = c.1585, Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

Francis Seymour, 1st Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Frances Prinne

(1590-1664)

I

Charles Seymour, 2nd Lord Seymour of Trowbridge = Hon Elizabeth Alington

(1621-65)

I

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset = Lady Charlotte Finch

(1662-1748)

I

Lady Frances Seymour = John Manners, Marquis of Granby

(1728-1761)

 I

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland = Lady Mary Isabella Somerset

(1754-1787)

I

John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland = Lady Elizabeth Howard

(1778-1857)

I

Lady Elizabeth Manners = Andrew Drummond

(1801-86)

I

Frederica Drummond = Richard, 9th Earl of Scarbrough

(1826-1907)

I

Lady Lilian Lumley = Lawrence, 1st Marquess of Zetland

(1851-1943)

I

Lawrence Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland = Cicely Archdale

(1876-1961)

I

Lawrence Dundas, 3rd Marquess of Zetland = Penelope Pike

(1908-1989)

I

Lawrence Dundas, 4th Marquess of Zetland = Susan Chamberlin

(born 28 Dec, 1937)

Descent of the Marquess of Bath from King Henry VII

  The Marquess of Bath descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon = Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk

(d 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey = Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford

(1538-1567/8)

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset = Lady Frances Devereux

(1588-1660)

I

Lady Mary Seymour = Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea

( 1673)

I

Lady Frances Finch = Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth

(d 1712)

I

Frances Thynne = Sir Robert Worsley, 4th Baronet

(d 1750)

I

Frances Worsley = John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville

(1693/4-1743)

I

Lady Louisa Carteret = Thomas Thynne, 2nd Viscount Weymouth

(d 1736)

I

Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath = Lady Elizabeth Cavendish-Bentinck

(1734-1796)

I

Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath = Hon Isabella Byng

(1765-1837)

I

Henry Thynne, 3rd Marquess of Bath = Hon Harriet Baring

(1797-1837)

I

John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath = Hon Frances Vesey

(1831-1896)

I

Thomas Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath = Violet Mordaunt

(1862-1946)

I

Henry Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath = Hon Daphne Vivian

(1905-1992)

I

Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath = Anna Gael Gyarmathy

(1932-2020)

I

Ceawlin Thynn, 8th Marquess of Bath = Emma McQuiston

(born 6 Jun 1974)

Descent of the Marquess of Bute from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Bute descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 


HENRY VII

King of England = Elizabeth of York, dau of Edward IV

I

Mary Tudor  = 1515, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, KG (1484-1545)

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon  =1537, Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland

(d. 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford  =1555, Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby KG

(c. 1540-96)

I

Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby =c.1580, Alice Spencer

(c.1559-94)

I

Lady Frances Stanley = John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgwater

(1583-1635/6)

I

John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater = Lady Elizabeth Cavendish

(1623-86)

I

John Egerton, 3rd Earl of Bridgewater = Lady Jane Powlett

(1646-1701)

I

Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater = Lady Rachel Russell

(1681-1745)

I

Lady Louisa Egerton = Granville Leveson-Gower, Marquess of Stafford

(1723-61)

I

George, 1st Duke of Sutherland = Elizabeth, suo jure Countess of Sutherland

(1758-1833)

I

Lady Charlotte Sophia Leveson-Gower = Henry, 13th Duke of Norfolk

(1788-1870) 

I

Edward Fitzalan-Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Glossop = Augusta Talbot

(1818-83)

I

Hon Gwendolen Fitzalan Howard = John, 3rd Marquess of Bute

(1854-1932)

I

John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute = Augusta Bellingham

(1881-1947)

I

John Crichton-Stuart, 5th Marquess of Bute = Lady Eileen Forbes

(1907-1956)

I

John Crichton-Stuart, 6th Marquess of Bute = Nicola Weld-Forester

(1933-1993)

I

John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute = Carolyn Waddell

(1958-2021)

I

John Crichton-Stuart, 8th Marquess of Bute

(born 21 Dec, 1989)

Descent of the Marquess of Hertford from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Hertford descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon = Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk

(d 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey = Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford

(1538-1567/8)

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset = Lady Frances Devereux

(1588-1660)

I

Lady Mary Seymour = Henage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea

(d 1673)

I

Lady Frances Finch = Thomas Thynne, 1st Viscount Weymouth

(d 1712)

I

Frances Thynne = Sir Robert Worsley, Bt

(d 1750)

I

Frances Worsley = John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville

(1693/4-1743)

 I

Lady Georgiana Caroline Carteret = Hon John Spencer

(d 1780)

I

John, 1st Earl Spencer = Margaret Georgiana Poyntz

(1734-83)

I

Lady Georgiana Spencer = William Cavendish 5th Duke of Devonshire

(1757-1806)

I

Lady Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish = George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle

(1783-1858)

I

Lady Caroline Georgiana Howard = William Saunders Sebright Lascelles

(1803-1881)

I

Henrietta Frances Lascelles = William Cavendish, 2nd Baron Chesham

(1830-1884)

I

Hon Katherine Caroline Cavendish = Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster

(1857-1941)

I

Lady Helen Frances Grosvenor = Lord Henry Charles Seymour

(1888-1970)

I

Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford = Pamela Thérèse Louise de Caraman-Chimay

(1930-1997)

I

Henry Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford = Beatriz Karam

(born 6 July, 1958)

Descent of the Marquess of Lansdowne from King Henry VII

 The Marquess of Lansdowne descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Eleanor Brandon = Henry Clifford, 3nd Earl of Cumberland

(d 1547)

I

Lady Margaret Clifford = Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby

(1540-96)

I

William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby = Lady Elizabeth de Vere

(1561-1642)

I

James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby = Charlotte de la Trémoille

(1607-51)

I

Lady Amelia Anne Sophia Stanley = John Murray, 1st Marquis of Atholl

I

John Murray, 1st Duke of Atholl = Lady Catherine Hamilton

(1659-1724)

I

Lady Susan Murray = William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen

(d 1725)

I

Lady Catherine Gordon = Cosmo, 3rd Duke of Gordon

(d 1779)

I

Alexander, 4th Duke of Gordon = Jane Maxwell

(1743-1827)

I

Lady Georgiana Gordon = John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

(1781-1853)

I

Lady Louisa Jane Russell = James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn

(1812-1905)

I

Lady Maud Hamilton = Henry, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne

(1850-1932)

I

Lord Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice = Lady Violet Elliot-Murray=Kynynmound

(1874-1914)

I

George, 8th Marquess of Lansdowne = Barbara Chase

(1912-1999)

I

Charles, 9th Marquess of Lansdowne = Lady Frances Eliot

(born 21 February, 1941)


Descent of the Marquess of Salisbury from King Henry VII

  The Marquess of Salisbury descends from the first Tudor King Henry VII. He may of course have multiple descents, but I show only one line here. 

King Henry VII = Elizabeth of York

I

Mary Tudor = Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

(1496-1533)

I

Lady Frances Brandon = Henry Grey, Marquis of Dorset and 1st Duke of Suffolk

(d 1559)

I

Lady Katherine Grey = Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford

(1538-1567/8)

I

Edward Seymour, Lord Beauchamp = Honora Rogers

(1561-1612)

I

William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset = Lady Frances Devereux

(1588-1660)

I

Lady Mary Seymour = Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea

(d 1673)

I

Lady Frances Finch = Thomas, Viscount Weymouth

(d 1712)

I

Frances Thynne = Sir Robert Worsley, 4th Bt

(d 1750)

I

Frances Worsley = John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville

(1693/4-1743)

 I

Lady Georgiana Caroline Carteret = Hon John Spencer

(d 1780)

I

John, 1st Earl Spencer = Margaret Georgiana Poyntz

(1734-83)

I

Lady Georgiana Spencer = William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire

(1757-1806)

I

Lady Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish = George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle

(1783-1858)

I

Lady Blanche Georgiana Howard = William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

(1812-40)

I

Lord Edward Cavendish, MP = Hon Emma Elizabeth Lascelles

(1838-91)

I

Lord Richard Cavendish = Lady Moyra de Vere Beauclerk

(1871-1946)

I

Elizabeth Vere Cavendish = Robert, 5th Marquess of Salisbury, KG

(1897-1972)

I

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury = Marjorie Wyndham-Quin

(1916-2003)

I

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury = Hannah Stirling

(born 30 September, 1946)

Baroness Taylor of Stevenage

 The life barony recently bestowed upon Sharon Jane Taylor, OBE, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Taylor of Stevenage, of Stevenage in the County of Hertfordshire.

Oct 28 2022


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Baroness Lea of Lymm

 The life peerage recently awarded to Ruth Jane Lea, CBE, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Lea of Lymm, of Lymm in the Borough of Warrington in the County of Cheshire.

Oct 31 2022

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Annette Christian Mostyn (née Garrick) 1945-2022

 Annette Christian Mostyn (née Garrick), died 20 October, 2022. She was 77.

She was born in 1945, a daughter of Major Miles Alfred Christian Garrick (1908-78), and his wife the former Winnyfred Anne Askew; and married 10 Sept, 1966, Richard Jan Mostyn (1942-2002), son of Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Mostyn (formerly Tuzinkiewicz) (1896-1969), and his wife the former Hermione Mary Josephine Mostyn (1906-1999), scion of the Mostyn baronets, by whom she had issue, three daughters, Suki (born 1968), Melissa (born 1970) and Chloe (born 1975).

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