Social Victorians/People/Kerry

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Also Known As[edit | edit source]

  • Family name: Petty-FitzMaurice
  • Earl of Kerry
    • Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice (1872–1927)[1]
  • The Earl of Kerry is a courtesy title of the Marquess of Lansdowne

Demographics[edit | edit source]

  • Nationality: British

Family[edit | edit source]

  • Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice, Earl of Kerry and later 6th Marquess of Lansdowne (14 January 1872 – 5 March 1936)[2]
  • Elizabeth Caroline Hope (4 March 1885 – 25 March 1964)[3]
  1. Katherine Evelyn Constance Petty-FitzMaurice, Lady Nairne (22 June 1912 – 20 October 1995)
  2. Henry Maurice John Petty-FitzMaurice, Earl of Kerry (7 October 1913 – 12 September 1933)
  3. Charles Hope Petty-FitzMaurice, 7th Marquess of Lansdowne (9 January 1917 – 20 August 1944)
  4. Lord Edward Norman Petty-FitzMaurice (28 July 1922 – 11 August 1944)
  5. Lady Elizabeth Mary Petty-FitzMaurice (16 March 1927 – 28 June 2016)

Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

1897 July 2, Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice, the Earl of Kerry attended the Duchess of Devonshire's fancy-dress ball at Devonshire House. Also present were his parents, the 5th Marquess and Marchioness of Lansdowne (Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice and Maud Hamilton Petty-Fitzmaurice) and their daughter, Beatrix Petty-FitzMaurice. Also present were Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice's brother, Edmund Fitzmaurice (at 627), and a Lady C. Fitzmaurice (at 365).

1904 February 16, Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice, Earl of Kerry, and Elizabeth Caroline Hope married at St. Marylebone Church, London.

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, Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice, the Earl of Kerry (at 72) was dressed as

  • a "Gentleman of Louis XVI. period, in plum-coloured velvet, trimmed with gold."[4]:8, Col. 1b
  • Count Mercy d'Argentau in the Austrian Court of Maria Theresa Quadrille.[4][5]

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 6th Marquess of Lansdowne". Wikipedia. 2020-08-05. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Henry_Petty-Fitzmaurice,_6th_Marquess_of_Lansdowne&oldid=971313124. 
  2. "Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice, 6th Marquess of Lansdowne." "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  3. "Elizabeth Caroline Hope." "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "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.
  5. "Ball at Devonshire House." The Times Saturday 3 July 1897: 12, Cols. 1a–4c The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.