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Old 01-25-2013, 12:39 PM
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Earl of Cardigan cleared of assaulting estate trustee following row over ancestral portraits at country home | Mail Online
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Old 01-27-2013, 11:04 AM
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They are getting married in one month, but Zac Goldsmith and Alice Rothschild are expecting their first child together in July.

MoS Diary: Zac and Alice expecting a baby as their big day looms | Mail Online
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Old 01-27-2013, 12:34 PM
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The baron with eight daughters, his angry wife and a drama that makes Downton look tame | Mail Online
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:58 PM
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Vanished peer Lord Lucan could have fled to a hideaway on a remote Scottish island after the body of his children's nanny was discovered at their London home, detectives investigating her murder believed.

Read more: Police feared Lord Lucan had fled to remote Scottish island in aftermath of murder of his family's nanny | Mail Online
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:21 PM
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Camilla's neice, Emma Parker Bowles,has joined charity burlesque show and writes about it.
What would Aunt Camilla say to these pictures of her nearly naked niece dancing in a risque stage show? | Mail Online
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:56 AM
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Nigel Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes, Premier Lord of Scotland and Chief of Clan Forbes, died on 5 March 2013, aged 95.

Lord Forbes was born on 18 February 1918, son of Atholl Forbes, 21st Lord Forbes, and of his wife, née Lady Mabel Anson (daughter of the 3rd Earl and Countess of Lichfield).
He married in 1942 to the Hon. Rosemary Hamilton-Russel, daughter of the 9th Viscount Boyne and of his wife (née Lady Margaret Lascelles, daughter of the 5th Earl of Harewood). They had three children together, sons Malcolm and Jonathan and daughter Gillian.
His eldest son Malcolm succeeds him as 23rd Lord Forbes and Chief of Clan Forbes.
From 1958-1959 he served as Minister of State for Scotland during the ministry of Harold Macmillan.

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Obituary: Nigel Ivan Forbes, Lord Forbes, KBE, JP, DL, farmer and politician - Obituaries - Scotsman.com
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Emma McQuiston: Britain's first black marchioness talks breaking class boundaries and dealing with racism | Mail Online
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:18 PM
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That was an interesting article. Thank you!
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:23 PM
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Interesting lady but first she will start off as a Viscountess if they marry, and then she has to stay married to him long enough for her husband to succeed to the marquessate on his fathers death. Given his families complicated marital history there is no guarantee of that.
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:34 PM
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Yeah, that's true of course. She won't become a marchioness right away upon their marriage, but only when her father-in-law passes away.
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:43 PM
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Britain's blue blood has been mixed for centuries - Telegraph
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Emma McQuiston, a 26-year-old former model, food blogger and aspiring television chef, will make history in June when she becomes Britain’s first black marchioness.
Upon marrying Ceawlin Thynn, heir to the Longleat estate, she will be a viscountess and a marchioness-in-waiting. She will take the name Lady Bath when her husband inherits his father’s peerage.
The mixed-race daughter of a Nigerian oil tycoon is marrying into the aristrocracy’s most eccentric family. Her future father-in-law, 80-year-old Alexander Thynn, the seventh Marquess of Bath, is well known not least for his harem of at least 75 “wifelets” that he keeps in cottages on his estate, despite having been married for four decades.
Miss McQuiston claims to have had to face “some snobbishness, particularly among the much older generation”. She told Tatler magazine: “There’s class, and then there’s the racial thing.”
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:24 PM
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Her Grace the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, née Anne Constable-Maxwell, passed away on 8 April 2013, aged 85.

She was born on 30 August 1927 and married to the (then) Hon. Miles Fitzalan-Howard in 1949. Her husband was to became in 1971 the 12th Baron Beaumont (at the death of his mother, the 11th Baroness), the 4th Lord Howard of Glossop in 1972 (succeeding his father) and the 17th Duke of Norfolk in 1975 (succeeding his cousin once removed Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, the 16th Duke).
She and Miles became parents of five children, three daughters (Lady Tessa, Lady Carina and Lady Marcia) and two sons (Edward, now the 18th Duke of Norfolk, and Lord Gerald).
Her husband died in 2002. She is survived by their five children and their families.

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Old 04-11-2013, 05:34 PM
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Her Grace the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk, née Anne Constable-Maxwell, passed away on

Here is partof the obituary for Anne, Duchess of Norfolk. Her work establishing the development of Hospices is really remarkable.

This is from The Times

Founder and fundraiser of Help for Hospices who was also treasurer of Help the Aged

Anne, Duchess of Norfolk, worked tirelessly for the hospice movement for more than 30 years. She founded the charity Help the Hospices in 1984. Dedicated to the care and comfort of the terminally ill, it awarded training bursaries and grants for special projects, and provided information on all aspects of hospice care.

The Duchess became its first chairman. In 1998 she became its president, and by then it was estimated that she had raised £10 million for the charity.
With her husband, from 1987, the Duchess was also honorary joint treasurer of Help the Aged. In May 2000 she achieved the long-term goal of a high-tech resource and training centre near King’s Cross, which was opened by the Queen.

To raise money, the Duchess would contact a large list of friends and acquaintances, selling items such as Christmas cards, some of which she herself painted.

Anne Mary Teresa Constable-Maxwell was born in 1927, the eldest daughter of Wing-Commander Gerald Constable-Maxwell, a Knight of Malta and a Papal Chamberlain, who descended from the Barons Herries. She was thus a distant cousin of the 16th Duke of Norfolk, with whom she and her husband, the 17th Duke, enjoyed exactly the same kinship. Her mother was American from Dallas, Texas.

In 1949 she married the Hon Miles Fitzalan-Howard, who was heir to his father, Lord Howard of Glossop, to his mother, Baroness Beaumont, and also to the 16th Duke of Norfolk. He succeeded his mother in 1971, his father in 1972, and his cousin as Duke in 1975.

The Duchess was an informal person, with a wide circle of friends. She worked hard and efficiently and achieved much for others. For her work with Help the Hospices, she was appointed CBE in 1992.
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An obituary from the Telegraph of the late Dowager Duchess of Norfolk:

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Old 04-25-2013, 01:37 PM
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Lord Balfour of Inchrye, who has died aged 88, will take his title to the grave.
Prince Michael of Kent's sweet treat for 'Two and a Half Men' star Sophie Winkleman - Telegraph
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:57 PM
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Aristocratic singer Bo Bruce, runner-up in The Voice, has spoken about her relationship with the Duchess of Cambridge's family while she was a student at Marlborough College, the Wiltshire boarding school also attended by Kate, Pippa and James Middleton.
Read more: 'Kate and Pippa Middleton were cool': The Voice singer Bo Bruce remembers her Marlborough College days | Mail Online

I thought that name dropping is the utter mauvais ton within the aristocratic circles.
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Pictures of Lady Louise Burrell's birthday party. She is the daughter of the 12th Duke of Argyll. Attendees included Viscountess Grimston (the former Lady Rosanagh Innes-Ker) and her brother- and sister-in-law Hugo and Gallia Grimston; the Countess of Derby; Lady Louisa Stewart Howitt (daughter of the 20th Earl of Moray); and of course the birthday girl's brother and sister-in-law, the 13th Duke and Duchess of Argyll.
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Old 05-09-2013, 12:37 PM
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One of the pictures portrayed Peregrine Armstrong-Jones; is he a relative of the Earl of Snowdon perhaps?
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Old 05-09-2013, 02:12 PM
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Yes, he is Lord Snowdon's half-brother.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:14 PM
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Diana Keppel, Dowager Countess of Albemarle, DBE, passed away on 6 May 2013, aged 103.

She was born as Diana Grove on 6 August 1909; she married as his second wife in 1931 to the then Viscount Bury, Walter Keppel (1882-1979), who was to become in 1942 the 9th Earl of Albemarle. They had one daughter together - his sixth child - Lady Anne-Louise (wife of Sir Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple, 10th Baronet).
She is survived by her daughter, her son-in-law and by many grandchildren with their families.

Peerage News: Diana Cicely Countess of Albemarle, DBE 1909-2013
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Her late husband was a first cousin of Sonia Cubitt (née Keppel), the maternal grandmother of HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.
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