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Countess of Sutherland, Elizabeth Millicent Sutherland dies

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Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland.
Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland.

The Countess of Sutherland has died at the age of 98, the Northern Times has been told.

Elizabeth Millicent Sutherland, the 24th Countess of Sutherland, is understood to have passed away on Monday at the London home she shared with her daughter, Annabel.

Her funeral is expected to take place next week at Dunrobin Castle and she will be buried at the family cemetery there next to her husband Charles Janson, who died in 2006.

Her death means her eldest son Alistair, formerly Lord Strathnaver, is now the Earl of Sutherland and his son, Alexander, takes the title of Lord Strathnaver.

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