Lucy Faulkner, nee Forsythe, married Lord Faulkner in 1952 after they met through their common interests of politics and hunting.
The couple had three children, a daughter and two sons, and lived in Highlands Estate, near Seaforde, Co Down.
Lady Faulkner had worked as a Belfast Telegraph journalist before her marriage. She was also the first national governor of BBC Northern Ireland.
Lord Faulkner died in 1977.
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