Dione Digby, Lady Digby

Dione Marian Digby, Lady Digby, DBE, DL (née Sherbrooke; born 23 February 1934) is a British arts administrator.[1]

She is the daughter of Rear-Adm. Robert St Vincent Sherbrooke and his wife, the former Rosemary Neville Buckley. She married Edward Digby, son of Edward Kenelm Digby, 11th Baron Digby of Geashill, and the Hon. Constance Pamela Alice Bruce, on 18 December 1952. Her husband succeeded to the peerage in 1964. They have two sons and a daughter (Henry Noel Kenelm Digby, Rupert Simon Digby and Zara Jane Digby).[2]

She was appointed Dame Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1991. She is a former chancellor of Bournemouth University.[1]


  1. ‘DIGBY, Lady’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2013; online edn, December 2013 accessed 8 April 2014(subscription required)
  2. Profile, thepeerage.com; accessed 23 June 2014.

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