Timothy Bowes-Lyon, 16th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

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Born
Timothy Patrick Bowes-Lyon

(1918-03-18)18 March 1918
Teesdale, County Durham, England
Died13 September 1972(1972-09-13) (aged 54)
Forfar, Angus, Scotland
SpouseMary Bridget Brennan
ChildrenCaroline Bowes-Lyon
Parents

Timothy Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 16th and 3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (18 March 1918 – 13 September 1972), was a British nobleman and peer. He was the second son of The 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and the nephew of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, wife of King George VI. He was a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret.

After the death of his older brother in 1941 in World War II, he was styled Lord Glamis. On 25 May 1949, he succeeded his father Patrick as Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.[ citation needed ]

Strathmore married an Irish nurse and commoner, Mary Bridget Brennan, who predeceased him, (ca. 1923 – 8 September 1967) [1] at Glamis Castle on 18 June 1958. [2] They had one daughter, Lady Caroline Frances Bowes-Lyon (8 December 1959 – 1 January 1960), who died at less than one month of age.

Death

Upon his death on 13 September 1972, as he had no son, he was succeeded by his first cousin Michael Bowes-Lyon. [3]

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References

  1. "The good life", irishtimes.com; accessed 29 March 2016
  2. Michael Hewitt,A MOST REMARKABLE FAMILY: A history of the Lyon family From 1066 to 2014, p. 237; retrieved 10 September 2015.
  3. "Earl of Strathmore Is Dead; A Cousin of Queen Elizabeth". The New York Times . Associated Press. 19 August 1987. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
1949–1972
Succeeded by
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
1949–1972
Succeeded by