Loraine, Percy

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Loraine, Percy Gender: M
Percy Lyham Loraine
born on 5 November 1880 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 13°43' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°39 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 09°42'

Percy Loraine


British diplomat, who served as British High Commissioner to Egypt from 1929 to 1933, British Ambassador to Turkey from 1933 to 1939 and British Ambassador to Italy from 1939 to 1940. In later life he was involved in breeding thoroughbreds for horse racing and won the 2000 Guineas Stakes in 1954 with Darius. He was the last of the Loraine baronets, having no sons to succeed him.

In 1924 Percy Loraine married Louise Violet Beatrice, daughter of Major-General Edward Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, brother of the 2nd Earl of Wharncliffe. They had no children. He died at his London home on 23 May 1961 aged 80.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Pedigree and Memoirs of the Family of Loraine of Kirkharle (London, J.B. Nichols, 1902), page 246: "Percy Lyham Loraine:—second son of the eleventh baronet. Born at No. 7, Montagu Square, London, at 5.30 p.m. on the 5th November, 1880."


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Loraine baronets)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Boer War)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Horses
  • Vocation : Misc. : Animal Breeder/Trainer (Thoroughbred horses)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Won the 2000 Guineas Stakes)