Nicholas Eliot, 9th Earl of St Germans

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Nicholas Eliot, 9th Earl of St Germans
Born(1914-01-26)26 January 1914
Marylebone, London, England
Died11 March 1988(1988-03-11) (aged 74)
Tangier, Morocco
OccupationLandowner
Title9th Earl of St Germans
Spouse(s)
  • Helen Mary Villers
    (m. 1939⁠–⁠1947)
  • Margaret Eleanor R. Wyndham
    (m. 1948⁠–⁠1959)
  • Mary Bridget Thomas
    (m. 1965⁠–⁠1988)
Children

Nicholas Richard Michael Eliot, 9th Earl of St Germans (26 January 1914 – 11 March 1988) was a British peer.

Early life and education[edit]

Born at 2, Wyndham Place, Marylebone, London,[1] Eliot was the son of Montague Eliot, 8th Earl of St Germans and Helen Agnes, daughter of Arthur Post, of New York, U.S.A.[2] He was educated at Eton.

Career[edit]

Eliot became a Captain in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, attached to the Royal Armoured Corps. He was a Justice of the Peace and DL.

On 16 September 1960, he succeeded his father to become the 9th Earl of St Germans.

Personal life[edit]

Lord St Germans married three times:

Lord St Germans died on 11 March 1988 in Tangiers, Morocco,[5] and his titles passed to his son, Peregrine Nicholas Eliot

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.eliotsofporteliot.com/eliots/eliot-nicholas-richard-michael.html[bare URL]
  2. ^ Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 107th edition, vol. 3, ed. Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage Ltd, 2003, p. 3482
  3. ^ Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 107th edition, vol. 1, ed. Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage Ltd, 2003, p. 802
  4. ^ Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 107th edition, vol. 2, ed. Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage Ltd, 2003, p. 2019
  5. ^ Thinker, Failure, Soldier, Jailer: An Anthology of Great Lives in 365 Days, Harry Quetteville, Aurum, 2012, 11

External links[edit]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Montague Eliot
Earl of St Germans
1960–1988
Succeeded by
Peregrine Eliot