Henry Cubitt, 4th Baron Ashcombe
|The Lord Ashcombe|
|Spouse(s)||1. Ghislaine Alexander (née Dresselhuys)
2. Hon. Virginia Carington
3. Mary Elizabeth Dent-Brocklehurst (née Chipps)
|Father||Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe|
|Mother||Sonia Rosemary Keppel|
|Born||31 March 1924|
|Died||4 December 2013 (aged 89)|
Henry Edward Cubitt, 4th Baron Ashcombe (31 March 1924 – 4 December 2013), was a British peer. He was the son of Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe and Sonia Rosemary Keppel, and the uncle and godfather of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
Education & career
Educated at Eton College, he served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. After the War he became chairman of Holland, Hannen & Cubitts, the family construction firm. He was the London-based Consul-General for Monaco from 1961 to 1968.
He was married three times without issue:
- Ghislaine (née Dresselhuys) Countess of Caledon (ex-wife of Denis Alexander, 6th Earl of Caledon) was married to Lord Ashcombe from 1955 to 1968. In 1972, she married Adrian Foley, 8th Baron Foley.
- Hon. Virginia Carington (daughter of Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington) was married to Lord Ashcombe from 1973 to 1979. She is now a special aide to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
- Mary Elizabeth Chipps, the mother of two children from her previous marriage to the late Mark Dent-Brocklehurst, married Lord Ashcombe in 1979 at Sudeley Castle, which Lady Ashcombe partially owns with her children. The medieval fortress, situated in the Cotswolds, is the home of Lady Ashcombe.
- "Obituary: Lord Ashcome". The Telegraph. 25 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
- The Peerage: Henry Edward Cubitt, 4th Baron Ashcombe
- "More help for Charles and Camilla," The BBC, 23 November 2005
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
1962 – 2013