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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Temple/Motyer marriage

_. The marriage took place 13 September, 2014, at Healds Hall, of the Hon Rowan Caradoc Temple (born 1987), scion of the Earls Temple of Stowe (Peerage of the UK, cr 1822), son of the 9th Earl Temple of Stowe (b 11 September, 1955), by his wife the former Julie Christine Mainwaring, & Victoria Rose Motyer (born 1988), daughter of Mark Motyer by his wife the former Elisabeth A. Myers.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Frere-Scott/Davies engagement

_. The engagement was announced 16 September, 2014, between Alexander Hugh Frere-Scott of Gala, Yr of Gala (b 8 Dec, 1982), son and heir of John Philip Henry Schomberg Scott, 13th of Gala (born 20 June, 1952), of Selkirkshire, Scotland, descended from the Marquesses of Lothian, by his wife the former Jacqueline Dawn Rae, & Lucinda J. Davies, daughter of Mr Lionel Davies and Mrs Sally Brumley, both of Leura, New South Wales, Australia.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Pownall/Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe marriage

_.The marriage took place in Italy, 13 September, 2014, between Alan Pownall (born circa 1986), and Miss Gabriella Zanna Vanessa Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (b 1989), scion of the Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe Baronets (Bt, cr UK, 1929), daughter of John Austen Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe (b 14 Jul, 1947), by his 2nd wife, the former Vanessa Mary Theresa Hubbard (descended from the Dukes of Norfolk, &c).

The bride is known as Gabriella Wild, model turned actress &c. Her father's 1st wife, Lady Mary Gaye Curzon, is mother of Prince Harry's former girlfriend Cressida Bonas.



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Peter Timothy Robert Troughton (born 2014)

_.  Jessica Troughton (nee Carnevale), wife of Michael Troughton (b 1981), descended from the Earls of Strathmore, and a kinsman of HM The Queen, gave birth to a son, Peter Timothy Robert, in New York, 10 September, 2014.

Michael Troughton is a son of Mr and Mrs Peter Troughton, of Wanborough, Wiltshire, and Jessica, younger daughter of Dr and Mrs Robert Carnevale, of Providence, Rhode Island, USA. 


Claude George Bowes-Lyon, Earl of Strathmore 1855-1944
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Michael Bowes-Lyon 1893-1953
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Mary Bowes-Lyon 1932-
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Sarah Colman 1953-
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Michael Troughton 1981-

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Astor/Hargreaves marriage

__.The marriage has taken place (circa 11 September, 2014),between the Hon James Jacob (Jake) Astor (born 4 March, 1981), scion of the Viscounts Astor (Peerage of the UK, cr 1917), second son of the 4th Viscount Astor (b 27 Dec, 1951), by his wife the former Annabel Veronica Lucy Jones (descended from the Barons Clifford of Chudleigh), and Miss Victoria L. Hargreaves, elder daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Hargreaves and Mrs Charles Goodall.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wolf Robert Snow (born 2014)

_.The Lady Edwina Louise Snow [nee Grosvenor], born 1981, scion of the Dukes of Westminster, wife of Daniel Robert Snow [b 3 Dec 1978], descended from the Earls Lloyd George of Dwyfor, gave birth to a son, Wolf Robert, in September, 2014, a brother for Zia, who was born 13 Oct, 2011.

 Lady Edwina is the 2nd dau of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster (b 22 Dec, 1951), (Peerage of the UK cr 1874), by his wife the former Natalia Ayesha Phillips (b 1959), descended from the Royal House of Russia, &c.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The 8th Earl of Lisburne, DL 1918-2014

__, The Earl of Lisburne, DL, who died 2 September, 2014, aged 96, was the 8th Earl in the Peerage of Ireland (cr 1776).

John David Malet Vaughan was born 1 September, 1918, son of the 7th Earl (1892-1965), by his first wife the former Maria Isbael Regina Aspasia de Bittencourt (who died 1944), and was known by the courtesy title of Viscount Vaughan from birth until his father's death, 30 June, 1965.

Lord Lisburne married 4 Dec, 1943, Shelagh, 1st daughter of Timothy Alfred Macauley, of Montreal, by whom he had issue, three sons, David, Michael and John. The peerages now devolve upon his Lordship's eldest son, David John Francis Malet Vaughan, styled Viscount Vaughan, who was born 15 June, 1945.

Requiem Mass at St Peter's, Ludlow, 18 Sept, followed by funeral at St Afan's, Llanafan-y-Trawsgoed, Aberystwyth, 19 Sept.

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Monday, September 08, 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury to be present at burial of his relative, Richard III

__.  The most senior Roman Catholic archbishop in England and Wales will take part in services marking the reburial of the remains of King Richard III.

The Diocese of Leicester said the Roman Catholic archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, will be present when the monarch is laid to rest in March, 2015.

But when the bones of the last Plantagenet king are laid to rest on March 26, 2015  the poignant and moving ceremony will have special significance for Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. For Welby is directly descended from Richard III's brother, Edward IV.

The primate descends from Edward IV's daughter, Elizabeth of York, who married Henry Tudor, Richard III's arch enemy, who was victorious at the Battle of Bosworth, who lifted Richard's bloody crown from the battlefield.

The Archbishop of Canterbury is seventeen generations in descent from Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, and is an ancestral nephew of the unfortunate King Richard. 

The archbishop's royal genes have been passed down from Welby's mother, Jane, Lady Williams of Elvel. 


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Mary Bridget Fetherstonhaugh Frampton (died 2014)

__. Miss Mary Bridget Fetherstonhaugh Frampton, who died 28 Aug, 2014, aged 86, was a scion of the Fetherstonhaugh Frampton landed family of Moreton, Dorchester.

She was born circa 1928, daughter of Cdr Roger Henry Charles Fetherstonhaugh Frampton (1899-1985), by his wife the former Bridget Sybil Findlay (1903-85). Miss F F worked as a personal assistant at the House of Commons.

Her grandfather Harry Rupert F F married in 1893, Violet Edith Millicent, dau of Colonel Fox Reeve, Coldstream Guards, by his wife the Hon Mrs Fox Reeve. &c.

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Nancy Amanda Chadwyck-Healey (born 2014)

__. The Hon Virginia Chadwyck-Healey (nee Fraser, b 1982), wife of Oliver Peregrine Chadwyck-Healey (b 1982), scion of the Chadwyck-Healey Baronets (cr UK, 1919), gave birth to a daughter, Nancy Amanda, 2 September, 2014.

Oliver is a son of Peregrine James Chadwyck-Healey (b 1950), by his wife the former Julia Mary Boughey (b 1952), scion of the Boughey Baronets, & Virginia is the only daughter of the 3rd Baron Strathalmond (b 22 Jul 1947), by his wife the former Amanda Rose Taylor.

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