Social Victorians/People/Ellesmere

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Also Known As[edit | edit source]

  • Family name: Egerton
  • Courtesy title
    • Viscount Brackley
      • Francis Charles Granville Egerton (1857–1862)

Demographics[edit | edit source]

  • Nationality: father English, mother Scots

Family[edit | edit source]

  • Francis Charles Granville Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere (5 April 1847 – 13 July 1914)[1]
  • Lady Katherine Louisa Phipps (1850 – 23 September 1926)[2]
  1. Lady Mabel Laura Egerton (16 December 1869 – 25 November 1946)
  2. Lady Alice Constance Egerton (12 November 1870 – 6 November 1932)
  3. Lady Beatrice Mary Egerton (5 November 1871 – 7 September 1966)
  4. John Francis Granville Scrope Egerton, 4th Earl of Ellesmere (14 November 1872 – 24 August 1944)
  5. Major Hon. Francis William George Egerton (4 December 1874 – 4 April 1948)
  6. Hon. Thomas Henry Frederick Egerton (10 September 1876 – 1 October 1953)
  7. Lady Katherine Augusta Victoria Egerton (2 December 187 – 27 October 1960)
  8. Hon. Wilfred Charles William Egerton (21 September 1879 – 27 December 1939)
  9. Lady Leila Georgina Egerton (23 December 1881 – 22 August 1964)
  10. Lady Helen Constance Egerton (24 September 1884 – 3 April 1901)
  11. Hon. Reginald Arthur Egerton (6 July 1886 – 13 September 1904).

Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

1897 July 2, Francis Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere, and his eldest daughter, Lady Mabel Egerton, attended the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball at Devonshire House.

Costume at the Duchess of Devonshire's 2 July 1897 Fancy-dress Ball[edit | edit source]

At the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball, Francis Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere (at 68), was dressed as

  • "James I., after a portrait in Bridgwater House. Grey satin, embroidered in jewels, the trunks slashed with velvet thickly worked with pearls; hat and plume, and sword and dagger."[3]:8, Col. 1a

His costume was made by "Simmons and Sons, of the Haymarket."[3]:8, Col. 2a He attended with Lady Mabel Egerton (at 544).[4]

Notes and Questions[edit | edit source]

  1. Why wasn't Katherine, Countess Ellesmere present? Perhaps she was and just not mentioned in any newspaper reports?

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Francis Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere". Wikipedia. 2020-09-11. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Francis_Egerton,_3rd_Earl_of_Ellesmere&oldid=977919804. 
  2. "Lady Katherine Louisa Phipps." "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com. Retrieved 2020-10-14.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Fancy Dress Ball at Devonshire House." Morning Post Saturday 3 July 1897: 7 [of 12], Col. 4a–8 Col. 2b. British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000174/18970703/054/0007.
  4. "Ball at Devonshire House." The Times Saturday 3 July 1897: 12, Cols. 1a–4c The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.