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Saturday, April 14, 2012
Twins for cousin of the Queen
Amelia May Murray (nee Beaumont, b 1983), wife of Simon Peregrine Gauvain Murray, gave birth to twins, a daughter, Matilda Alice Beaumont and a son, Archibald Peregrine Arbuthnot, 11 April, 2012. Simon Murray is the only son of the late Ormiston Gauvain Nigel Murray (1944-2002), by his wife, née Shirley Arbuthnot (b. 1949), scion of the Arbuthnot Baronets (now Mrs Peter Rountree, of Myrtle Grove, Co. Cork, Ireland) , and Amelia, a scion of the Viscounts Allendale, is daughter of Hon Hubert Wentworth Beaumont (b. 1956), of Harristown House, Co. Kildare, Ireland, by his former wife the former Katharine Emma (Kate) Abel Smith (b. 1961), daughter of Richard Francis Abel Smith (1933-2004), son of Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG (descended from the Dukes of Somerset), by his wife Lady May Cambridge, ony daughter of the 1st (and last) Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, by his wife HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, VA, GCVO, GBE, only daughter of HRH The Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, son of H.M. Queen Victoria.