Jeremy Browne, 11th Marquess of Sligo

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Jeremy Ulick Browne, 11th Marquess of Sligo (b. 4 June 1939), styled Earl of Altamont until 1991, is the 11th, and current, holder of the Marquessate of Sligo, a title created in 1800 in the Peerage of Ireland. Until the House of Lords Act 1999 he was entitled to sit in the House of Lords under the Barony of Mounteagle, created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.


Jeremy Browne is the son of Denis Browne, 10th Marquess of Sligo and Jose Gauche, and was educated at St. Columba's College, Dublin and the Royal Agricultural College. He was married on 26 October 1961 to Jennifer June Lushington Cooper, daughter of Derek Cooper by his first wife Pamela Armstrong-Lushington-Tulloch (md. 1937 and div. 1949). Jennifer Cooper is the stepdaughter of the former Viscountess Ruthven of Canberra, and her father became in 1952 stepfather of two young stepsons, now the present Earl of Gowrie and his brother the journalist and Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven.

The Marquess and Marchioness have five daughters - Sheelyn (b. 1963), Karen (b. 1964), Lucinda (b. 1969), Clare (b. 1974), and Allanagh (b. 1980).

In May 2014 his book A Life at Westport House: 50 Years A-Going was launched.[1]



  1. ^ Westport House bookshop

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Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Denis Edward Browne
Marquess of Sligo
Succeeded by