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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

8th Baron Ellenborough 1926-2013

_.The Lord Ellenborough, who died 7th June, 2013, aged 87, was the 8th Baron in the peerage of the UK (cr 1802). Richard Edward Cecil Law was born 14 Jan 1926, son of Henry Astell Law, 7th Baron (1889-1945), by his wife the former (Helen) Dorothy Lovatt (1901-2002), and succeeded to the peerage on his father's death, 19 May, 1945. He was twice married, firstly, 9 Oct 1953, to Rachel Mary Hedley (who d 1986), and secondly, in 1994, to Mrs Frances Edith Joy Kimberley (nee Yeates). He leaves three sons from his first marriage, and the peerage now devolves upon his eldest son, Maj the Hon Rupert Edward Henry Law, who was born 28 March, 1955. -=-

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