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Hundreds turn out to remember Michael Brinton at Worcester Cathedral
Hundreds of guests for Mr Brinton, who served as Lord Lieutenant since 2001 until his death on April 23 this year, paid tribute to the man described as in a reading by friend Robert Smyly as “a wonderful man and wonderful friend.”
Among those paying their respects were Sir Thomas Dunne, who represented the Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, Mrs William Nunneley, LVO, as representative for the Princess Royal, Professor David Green, attending in place of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire Algernon Heber-Percy, in respect of the Duke of Kent and Lady Dunne representing Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy.
Mr Brinton’s three children, Julian, Birdie and Algy, all gave readings at the memorial alongside addresses by Mr Smyly and the Lord Bishop of Worcester Dr John Inge.