Peregrine Eliot, 10th Earl of St Germans

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The Right Honourable
The Earl of St Germans
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Born Peregrine Nicholas Eliot
(1941-01-02)2 January 1941
Died 15 July 2016(2016-07-15) (aged 75)
Residence Port Eliot, St Germans
Occupation Landowner
Title 10th Earl of St Germans
Spouse(s)
Children

Peregrine Nicholas Eliot, 10th Earl of St Germans (2 January 1941 – 15 July 2016), was a British peer and founder of the Elephant Fayre and Port Eliot Lit Fest.

Biography[edit]

Peregrine Nicholas Eliot was the son of Nicholas Eliot, 9th Earl of St Germans and his wife Helen Mary née Villers (c. 1918 – 6 December 1951). He was educated at Eton.

In 1988, on the death of his father, he succeeded as the 10th Earl of St Germans.

Marriages & Children[edit]

He was married three times:

On 9 October 1964 [1] divorced 1990, to Hon Jacquetta Jean Frederika Lampson (b. 1943), a daughter of Miles Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn. They had three sons:

On 20 April 1992[4] divorced 1996, to Elizabeth Dorothy Williams (b. 1961), with no issue.

On September 2005 to Catherine Wilson, with no issue.

Death[edit]

Peregrine Eliot, 10th Earl St. Germans died after a short illness (following surgery for cancer) on 15 July 2016.[5]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GRO Register of Marriages: DEC 1964 5c 601 WESTMINSTER – Eliot = Lampson
  2. ^ The Peerage, entry for Jago Eliot
  3. ^ Francis Eliot's biological father is the artist Lucian Freud, according to David Kamp, "Freud, Interrupted", Vanity Fair, February 2012, page 147
  4. ^ GRO Register of Marriages: APR 1992 13 1331 KENSINGTON & CHELSEA – Eliot = Williams
  5. ^ The Earl of St Germans, founder of the Port Eliot Festival – obituary, The Telegraph, 17 July 2016

External links[edit]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Nicholas Eliot
Earl of St Germans
1988–2016
Succeeded by
Albert Eliot