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Old 08-25-2017, 07:26 PM
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From Court Circular

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25th August, 2017
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Duke of Beaufort which was held at St Michael and All Angels Church, Badminton, Gloucestershire, today.

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25th August, 2017
The Princess Royal was represented by Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Duke of Beaufort which was held at St Michael and All Angels Church, Badminton, Gloucestershire, today
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Old 09-02-2017, 04:17 PM
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Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond has died at the age of 87.
Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond, dies aged 87
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Old 09-03-2017, 06:41 AM
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The 10th Duke of Richmond, who revived the fortunes of the Goodwood estate and caused a society scandal when he adopted two mixed-race girls more than half a century ago, has died at the age of 87.

Duke of Richmond who made Goodwood glorious dies aged 87 | Daily Mail Online
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Old 09-04-2017, 03:38 AM
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The 10th Duke of Richmond, who revived the fortunes of the Goodwood estate and caused a society scandal when he adopted two mixed-race girls more than half a century ago, has died at the age of 87.

Duke of Richmond who made Goodwood glorious dies aged 87 | Daily Mail Online
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Old 09-04-2017, 04:18 AM
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My goodness what a very handsome young man....darn but he is just gorgeous. Hope he has a great team to help him run that estate for he will need it.
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Old 09-24-2017, 08:02 AM
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Emma McQuiston, Viscountess Weymouth joined her husband, the heir of Longleat, for a night out at private member's club Loulou's in Mayfair, London

Viscountess Weymouth at Loulou's in London | Daily Mail Online
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Old 09-25-2017, 12:26 PM
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Emma McQuiston, Viscountess Weymouth joined her husband, the heir of Longleat, for a night out at private member's club Loulou's in Mayfair, London

Viscountess Weymouth at Loulou's in London | Daily Mail Online
I just love these two together. There is something so wonderful about her.
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Old 09-26-2017, 08:10 PM
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The Dowager Countess of Lucan (widow of the disappearing Lord Lucan) died yesterday.

A lonely end to a sad and rather lonely life.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017...-43-years-ago/
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Old 09-27-2017, 01:43 AM
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I am really very saddened to hear this news - may she rest in peace.

For decades she was deemed to be an eccentric recluse, but it is no wonder given the way her family treated her.

The reality, I personally think, is that she was a very elegant, interesting and intelligent woman who lived a quiet life in the centre of London. In recent years, I read that she was often seen walking in the Royal Parks, she had friends with whom she met for lunch at good restaurants.
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Old 10-01-2017, 06:19 AM
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dy Lucan asked her publisher to remove two references about her close relatives in her book shortly before her death because she 'didn't want to upset them'.
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I hope there was some sort of reconciliation between the dowager Countess and her children before she died.
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I hope there was some sort of reconciliation between the dowager Countess and her children before she died.
I don't believe there was. She was estranged from her children and apparently had never seen her grandchildren.
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Old 10-01-2017, 08:08 AM
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Its all so terribly sad that the family rift went with her to the grave.
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RIP the late Dowager Countess of Lucan..

It cannot have been an easy life, a gambling, violent wastrel of a hubby, discovering the body of his victim, knowing that she herself was his intended target, dealing with the aftermath and attendant endless publicity after his disappearance and bringing up their Children alone, not knowing if he was alive or dead..
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I think that while Lucan treated her abominably, she did have mental helath problems, which surfaced at times. He tried to take the children from her, but after his disappearance, she did end up in differences and rows with the children..
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Old 10-02-2017, 04:26 PM
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Charles Henry Gordon Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond and Gordon (19 September 1929 – 1 September 2017). A memorial service will be held on Saturday, 25th November 2017 at 3.30 p.m. at Chichester Cathedral.
RICHMOND - In Memoriam Announcements - Telegraph Announcements
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In her first ever interview, Danish heiress Anne-Sofie Foghsgaard – the 8th Countess of Lucan – tells The Mail on Sunday’s You magazine today: ‘It’s...

New Lady Lucan reveals her determination | Daily Mail Online
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Gloria, the Dowager Countess, is embroiled in battle with ninth Earl Bathurst
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Old 10-20-2017, 05:38 AM
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Somerleyton Hall is in the same county I live in, so I found the following article in the local news which might be of interest:

Lady Somerleyton loses heirloom pendant in Morrisons supermarket - BBC News

ETA: Here's a photo of Lady Somerleyton wearing, I think, the lost necklace: https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7129/6...2c8e2bde_b.jpg
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Davina, Countess of Stair, first cousin of HM The Queen, died on Wednesday 1st November 2017.
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!to...ws/fwg_a9WQOog


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