David Somerset, the 11th Duke of Beaufort

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The Board of the EHOA were sad to hear that David Somerset, the 11th Duke of Beaufort, has died at the age of 89.

He leaves a widow, Miranda, and four children, Harry, Anne, Edward and John, and is succeeded by his eldest son Harry, the Marquess of Worcester.

The duke was a generous host of the Badminton Horse Trials and a great supporter of eventing.

We send our condolences to his family.