Foreign News: After 426 Years

The Committee of Privileges of the House of Lords recommended the King to call to the House Captain R. G. W. Bewicke-Copley as Baron Cromwell (no relative of Oliver of that name).

The title has been in abeyance since 1497 on the death of a niece of the third baron, who was 10 years Lord High Treasurer of England. After considerable research the late Lady Bewicke-Copley, wife of the late Brigadier General Sir Alington Bewicke-Copley, was able to trace her ancestry back to the first baron. Her son, Captain Bewicke-Copley, thus becomes the fourth Baron Cromwell.


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