John Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 5th Baron Acton

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John Charles Harold Ferdinand Lyon-Dalberg-Acton, 5th Baron Acton, (born 19 August 1966) is a British peer.[1]

Born in Oxford, he was educated at Winchester College (1980–1983) and Balliol College, Oxford (1984–1989). He married Lucinda Percival in 1998.[2] He is today an author and farmer living in Gloucestershire, England. He became the 5th Baron Acton upon the death of his father in October 2010.

Book list[edit]

  • The Sausage Book: The Complete Guide to Making, Cooking and Eating (with Nick Sandler)
  • The Branded Cookbook: 85 Recipes for the World's Favorite Food Brands (2009) (with Nick Sandler)
  • Soup (with Nick Sandler)
  • The Duchy Originals Cookbook (2007) (with Nick Sandler)
  • Kings of Comedy: The Slapstick, The Funny Trick, The Master of Mime, The Double Act, The Matter of Fact, and The Classic One-Line (The 21st Century Guides Series) (2006)
  • Origin of Everyday Things (2006) (with Tania Adams)
  • Minted: The Story of the World's Money (2006)
  • The Ideas Companion: Crafty Copyrights, Tricky Trademarks and Peerless Patents (A Think Book) (2006)
  • Preserved (2004) (with Nick Sandler)
  • The Man Who Touched the Sky (2002)
  • Mushroom (2001) (with Nick Sandler)


Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Richard Lyon-Dalberg-Acton
Baron Acton