Susan Katharine Hussey better known as Lady Susan Hussey is a British noblewoman.
She is the fifth and youngest daughter of the 12th Earl Waldegrave and Mary Hermione, Countess Waldegrave, née Grenfell.
On 25 April 1959, she married Marmaduke Hussey who later became the chairperson of the Board of Governors of the BBC and they had two children, James Arthur and Katharine Elizabeth.
She was also awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Version of the Royal Household Long and Faithful Service Medal with 30-, 40-, 50- and 60-year bars.
September 9, 2015, she received the Sash of Special Category of the Order of the Aztec Eagle.
With other members of the royal household, she attended the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on 19 September 2022.
Following Elizabeth II’s death, she along with the late Queen’s other ladies-in-waiting were made “Ladies of the Household”, responsible for helping with events at Buckingham Palace.
On 30 November 2022, she resigned from the royal household after asking insensitive questions of a charity worker, Ngozi Fulani concerning her origins, during an event on gender-based violence the day before.
The Palace said, “the individual concerned would like to express her profound apologies for the hurt caused and has stepped aside”.
What does Lady Susan Hussey do?
Lady Susan Hussey served as a Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth II and as a Lady of the Household from September to November 2022 under King Charles III.