Consuelo Vanderbilt, the only daughter of William Kissam Vanderbilt, who became Duchess of Marlborough. by adeline
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adeline Consuelo Vanderbilt, the only daughter of William Kissam Vanderbilt, who became Duchess of Marlborough.
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Consuelo Vanderbilt Duchess of Marlborough c. 1900 by adeline
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Consuelo Vanderbilt. Consuelo Balsan (formerly, Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough; born Consuelo Vanderbilt) (2 March 1877 – 6 December 1964), was a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family. Her marriage to the Charles Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough became an international emblem of the socially advantageous but loveless marriages common during the Gilded Age. by margie
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margie Consuelo Vanderbilt. Consuelo Balsan (formerly, Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough; born Consuelo Vanderbilt) (2 March 1877 – 6 December 1964), was a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family. Her marriage to the Charles Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough became an international emblem of the socially advantageous but loveless marriages common during the Gilded Age.
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The Duchess of Marlborough (Consuelo Vanderbilt) in her robes for the coronation of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1902) by marilyn
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marilyn The Duchess of Marlborough (Consuelo Vanderbilt) in her robes for the coronation of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1902)
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Lowesby Hall | Leicestershire, England. Once the seat of the Marquiss of Blandford, John Albert Edward William Spencer-Churchill, 10th Duke of Marlborough, eldest son of Consuelo Vanderbilt. by christine
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christine Lowesby Hall | Leicestershire, England. Once the seat of the Marquiss of Blandford, John Albert Edward William Spencer-Churchill, 10th Duke of Marlborough, eldest son of Consuelo Vanderbilt.
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Consuelo Vanderbilt | A very young Duchess of Marlborough photographed by Davis & Sanford wearing a bib-like bertha (c.1895) by adeline
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adeline Consuelo Vanderbilt | A very young Duchess of Marlborough photographed by Davis & Sanford wearing a bib-like bertha (c.1895)
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Consuelo Vanderbilt | At her home on El Vedado, Palm Beach, FL, in 1964 (Mrs. Jacques Balsan, the former Duchess of Marlborough). LIFE Magazine. Royals. Socialite. Interior Design. Architecture. Elegant. by margie
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margie Consuelo Vanderbilt | At her home on El Vedado, Palm Beach, FL, in 1964 (Mrs. Jacques Balsan, the former Duchess of Marlborough). LIFE Magazine. Royals. Socialite. Interior Design. Architecture. Elegant.
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Press clipping about Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, the first cousin once removed of Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan (his mother Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was Consuelo's first cousin and the daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and Alice Claypoole Gwynne). by elinor
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elinor Press clipping about Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, the first cousin once removed of Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan (his mother Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was Consuelo's first cousin and the daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and Alice Claypoole Gwynne).
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Consuelo Vanderbilt. by tidebuyreviews
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Consuelo Vanderbilt by izabella_farrell
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Parure 'The Lotos Flowers' and necklace presented to Grand Duchess Maria by her father Alexander II in 1874. Maria was the only daughter in Emperor's family so her parents did everything for her. Maria became The Duchess of Edinburg at the age of 21 and wore these jewels on the coronation of Nikolay II in 1896. After Maria's death her jewels were gained by the sister of HMTQ Elizabeth II's husband. After her death the jewels were sold and by We
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We Parure 'The Lotos Flowers' and necklace presented to Grand Duchess Maria by her father Alexander II in 1874. Maria was the only daughter in Emperor's family so her parents did everything for her. Maria became The Duchess of Edinburg at the age of 21 and wore these jewels on the coronation of Nikolay II in 1896. After Maria's death her jewels were gained by the sister of HMTQ Elizabeth II's husband. After her death the jewels were sold and
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Blenheim Palace | Woodstock, England. To this day, a portrait of Consuelo Vanderbilt, first wife of the 9th Duke of Marlborough still hands in the family quarters. It was her dowry which saved and restored Blenheim Palace for future generations of the Spencer-Churchill family. by margie
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margie Blenheim Palace | Woodstock, England. To this day, a portrait of Consuelo Vanderbilt, first wife of the 9th Duke of Marlborough still hands in the family quarters. It was her dowry which saved and restored Blenheim Palace for future generations of the Spencer-Churchill family.
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Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122 – 1204)  Eleanor was one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, she would go onto become queen-consort of France and later queen of England.    Eleanor was the elder daughter of William, tenth Duke of Aquitaine. The exact date of her birth is unknown, but she was raised in one of Europe's most cultured courts and given an excellent education. She later became an by proteamundi
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proteamundi Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122 – 1204) Eleanor was one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, she would go onto become queen-consort of France and later queen of England. Eleanor was the elder daughter of William, tenth Duke of Aquitaine. The exact date of her birth is unknown, but she was raised in one of Europe's most cultured courts and given an excellent education. She later became an
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Consuelo Vanderbilt | Consuelo: Portrait of an American Heiress (Jun 1979) by James Brough. by babegotback
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babegotback Consuelo Vanderbilt | Consuelo: Portrait of an American Heiress (Jun 1979) by James Brough.
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Victoria Louise of Prussia, duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, princess of Hanover, princess of Great Britain & Ireland 1892 –1980, only daughter of William II, German Emperor and Empress Augusta Victoria. Maternal grandmother of Queen Sophie of Spain and the former King Constantine II of the Hellenes.Duchess of Brunswick by marriage. Great great-granddaughter of Louise of Prussia, whom she resembles in this photo. by jerri
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jerri Victoria Louise of Prussia, duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, princess of Hanover, princess of Great Britain & Ireland 1892 –1980, only daughter of William II, German Emperor and Empress Augusta Victoria. Maternal grandmother of Queen Sophie of Spain and the former King Constantine II of the Hellenes.Duchess of Brunswick by marriage. Great great-granddaughter of Louise of Prussia, whom she resembles in this photo.
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A picture of the new Duke and Duchess of Marlborough can be seen on the table to the right by traci
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MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank. by luann
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The Duchess of Kent with her daughter, the future Queen Victoria by freda
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Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge by marilyn
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Grand Duchess Anastasia,the last and the most naughty daughter of Nikolay II, she was very much alike his mother Maria.She has got blue eyes, ginger hair and full figure but was very mobile, with a talent of a comic actress.Was very close to Rasputin who called her 'sunshine ray'.She became the leader among her sisters; known she taught them to smoke at the exile. From her mother she got hemophilia that also passed to Alexey. Died at the age of by arlene
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arlene Grand Duchess Anastasia,the last and the most naughty daughter of Nikolay II, she was very much alike his mother Maria.She has got blue eyes, ginger hair and full figure but was very mobile, with a talent of a comic actress.Was very close to Rasputin who called her 'sunshine ray'.She became the leader among her sisters; known she taught them to smoke at the exile. From her mother she got hemophilia that also passed to Alexey. Died at the age of
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Victoria, The German Empress, Queen of Prussia (Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter) at her Coronation, 1888 - upon her husband's death after reigning only 99 days, she became widely known as Empress (Kaiserin) Frederick by samanthasam
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samanthasam Victoria, The German Empress, Queen of Prussia (Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter) at her Coronation, 1888 - upon her husband's death after reigning only 99 days, she became widely known as Empress (Kaiserin) Frederick
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Lady Diana, Duchess of Bedford and her grandmother Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough  by Maria Verelst, 1744 by deena
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Grand Duchess Anastasia,the last and the most naughty daughter of Nikolay II, she was very much alike his mother Maria.She has got blue eyes, ginger hair and full figure but was very mobile, with a talent of a comic actress.Was very close to Rasputin who called her 'sunshine ray'.She became the leader among her sisters; known she taught them to smoke at the exile. From her mother she got hemophilia that also passed to Alexei. Died at the age of 17 and got more than 30 pretenders on her name by arlene
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arlene Grand Duchess Anastasia,the last and the most naughty daughter of Nikolay II, she was very much alike his mother Maria.She has got blue eyes, ginger hair and full figure but was very mobile, with a talent of a comic actress.Was very close to Rasputin who called her 'sunshine ray'.She became the leader among her sisters; known she taught them to smoke at the exile. From her mother she got hemophilia that also passed to Alexei. Died at the age of 17 and got more than 30 pretenders on her name
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The World of Gloria Vanderbilt by carrie
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Order of the Garter, 2014 by adrian
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marilyn The Duchess of Cambridge awards the prize at the Foundation Polo Challenge match to Prince William
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The Royal Baby is Here! Congratulations to the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William by marilyn
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marilyn The Royal Baby is Here! Congratulations to the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William
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romanovs:  Princess Irina Alexandrovna (1895-1970) was the daughter of Grand Duchess Xenia (Nicholas’ sister) and Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich. She married Prince Felix Yusupov, who is best known for his involvement in the murder of Grigori Rasputin. by marla
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marla romanovs: Princess Irina Alexandrovna (1895-1970) was the daughter of Grand Duchess Xenia (Nicholas’ sister) and Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich. She married Prince Felix Yusupov, who is best known for his involvement in the murder of Grigori Rasputin.
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