_.The engagement was announced 11 Nov, 2009, between George Frederick
Merrylees, son of Mrs Joan Merrylees, of Portloe, Cornwall, and of the
late Mr John Merrylees, and the Hon Sophie Emma Lyttelton (b 1978),
daughter of the 12th Viscount Cobham (b 23 Oct 1947), and Viscountess
Cobham, of Hagley, Worcs.