Social Victorians/People/Hamilton Temple Blackwood

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  • Florence Davis ( – 14 April 1925)
  1. Lady Doris Gwendoline Blackwood (14 December 1895 – )
  2. Lady Ursula Florence Blackwood (9 February 1899 – )
  3. Lady Patricia Ethel Blackwood (20 March 1902 – )
  • Terence John Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 2nd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (16 March 1866 – 11 February 1919)
  • Richard George Penn Curzon, 4th Earl Howe (28 April 1861 – 10 January 1929)

Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

1893 October 16, Florence Davis and Terence John Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood married.

1897 July 2, Lady Florence Davis and Terence John Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood attended the Duchess of Devonshire's Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball at Devonshire House.

1902 February 12, Terence John Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood succeeded as 2nd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava.

1919 December 11, Florence Davis Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood and Richard George Penn Curzon, 4th Earl Howe married.

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

At the Duchess of Devonshire’s 1897 Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball, Lady Florence Blackwood (at 646) was dressed as Flora, Goddess of Flowers. Lord Terence Blackwood (at 647) was dressed as Captain Blackwood, Royal Navy. Neither was mentioned in any press reports, but their portraits were in the commemorative album of portraits.

Gunn & Stuart's portrait of "Florence (née Davis), Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava (later Countess Howe) when Lady Terence Blackwood as Flora Goddess of Flowers" in costume was included in the album presented to the Duchess of Devonshire and now in the National Portrait Gallery ("album"). The printing on the portrait says, "Lady Terence Blackwood, as Flora Goddess of Flowers," with a Long S in Goddess ("Florence").

Gunn & Stuart's portrait of "Terence John Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 2nd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava when Lord Terence Blackwood as Captain Blackwood, R.N." in costume was included in the album presented to the Duchess of Devonshire and now in the National Portrait Gallery ("album"). The printing on the portrait says, "Lord Terence Blackwood as Captain Blackwood, R.N." ("Terence").

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • "Florence Davis." "Person Page – 1068." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Aristocracy of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p1068.htm#i10671 (accessed May 2019).
  • "Richard George Penn Curzon, 4th Earl Howe." "Person Page – 10633." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Aristocracy of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p10633.htm#i106325 (accessed May 2019).
  • "Terence John Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 2nd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava." "Person Page – 4999." The Peerage: A Genealogical Survey of the Aristocracy of Britain as Well as the Royal Families of Europe http://www.thepeerage.com/p4999.htm#i49983 (accessed May 2019).

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