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BeatrixFan 11-11-2005 09:20 AM

Lord Lichfield was a photographic genius. His portrait of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh is up on my wall - the one he took for the Jubilee. One of his best. Has anyone got the one he took of Margaret Thatcher at 80?

lashinka2002 11-11-2005 09:50 AM

Another article from HELLOhttp://www.hellomagazine.com/royalty/2005/11/11/lordlichfield/

Ennyllorac 11-11-2005 11:33 AM

The father of a friend of mine was a photographer in the UK and a good friend of Lord Lichfield. My friend says that he was a really nice man. It is such a shame and he was relatively young.

Lady Marmalade 11-11-2005 01:21 PM

What a wonderful man and photographer.

My sympathies go out to his three children, Tom - 6th Earl of Lichfield now, and Ladies Rose and Eloise.

He truly had a talent and passion for his vocation and will be missed....

ysbel 11-11-2005 01:42 PM

Lord Lichfield was a very talented photographer and a very charming man but I always was uncomfortable with his attitudes towards women. He seemed to regard women as pretty jewels to look at rather than full three dimensional human beings.

He also had affairs with several common women while reserving marriage for ladies of the aristocracy. I have no problem with marrying within your class but I do have a problem with having one set of criteria for women you have romantic relationships with and another for women you marry.

Zonk 11-11-2005 02:38 PM

Quick question...the Hellomagazine article said his mother was Princess Anne of Denmark. I am not familiar with her...can someone provide me with some info. Thanks!

btsnyder 11-11-2005 03:32 PM

Anne Bowes-Lyon was a member of the Queen Mother's family. Her first husband was Lord Lichfield's father. She later married Prince George of Denmark.

btsnyder 11-11-2005 03:37 PM

Anne Ferelith Bowes-Lyon was the daughter of Hon. John Herbert Bowes-Lyon (of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne) and Hon. Fenella Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis (of the Baron's Clinton).

She was born on 4 December 1917 at Washington DC, USA. She married Major Thomas William Arnold Anson, Viscount Anson (son of Thomas Edward Anson, 4th Earl of Lichfield and Evelyn Maud Keppel) on 28 April 1938. She and Major Thomas William Arnold Anson, Viscount Anson were divorced in 1948.

She married HH Georg, Prince of Denmark, son of HRH Axel, Prince of Denmark and HRH Margareta, Princess of Sweden, on 16 September 1950 at Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus, Scotland.

Princess Anne of Denmark was awarded the Order of the Elephant by Queen Margrethe 2 on the 16th of April 1974.

Princess Anne died on 26 September 1980 at age 62 at London, England, UK.

Zonk 11-11-2005 03:48 PM

btsnyder...thanks for the info!

BeatrixFan 11-11-2005 05:34 PM

Re:
 
A Selection of Lord Lichfield's work c/o the BBC

http://img472.imageshack.us/img472/6334/46lh.jpg

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor

http://img472.imageshack.us/img472/715/58tl.jpg

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh

http://img472.imageshack.us/img472/8518/63it1.jpg

Baroness Thatcher

Beck 11-11-2005 05:47 PM

My sympathies to his family, especially his three children. I know Lady Eloise Anson particulary idolised him.

Alisa 11-11-2005 06:12 PM

How terrible. May his soul rest in peace.

Queen Mary I 11-11-2005 09:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Beck

So sad. May he rest in God's Glory. :(

mandyy 11-11-2005 09:35 PM

8 Attachment(s)
#1: British portrait photographer Patrick Lichfield, 5th Earl of Lichfield, on his wedding day, 10th March 1975. His new wife Leonora will become the Countess of Lichfield. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

And other photos of his wife and family from getty images

BeccaLynn07 11-11-2005 09:41 PM

Such sad news. My condolences to his family.

Von Schlesian 11-11-2005 10:24 PM

May he be resting peacefully. I extend my deepest sympathy to the Earls family.

Royal Fan 11-11-2005 11:15 PM

my sypathy to his family

Warren 11-12-2005 03:29 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mandyy
#1: British portrait photographer Patrick Lichfield, 5th Earl of Lichfield, on his wedding day, 10th March 1975. His new wife Leonora will become the Countess of Lichfield.

This was a great aristocratic match; unfortunately the marriage didn't last. Lady Leonora Grosvenor is the daughter of the Duke of Westminster, one of Britain's richest men. As an aside, she was a potential bride for the Prince of Wales at one time. But she decided she didn't want the restrictions of Royal life, so it came to nothing.

bernard lachaise 11-12-2005 03:41 AM

Was lord Lichfield divorced?

Warren 11-12-2005 04:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bernard lachaise
Was lord Lichfield divorced?

I have just had a look at thePeerage.com, http://www.thepeerage.com/p870.htm

They divorced "circa 1986".

Here's something else that's interesting...

Children of Thomas Edward Anson, 4th Earl of Lichfield and Evelyn Maud Keppel
Lt.-Col. Thomas William Arnold Anson, Viscount Anson+ b. 4 May 1913, d. 18 Mar 1958

The late Earl was the son of Viscount Anson. Anson's mother was a Keppel. Camilla's extended family pop up in the most unexpected places!
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