Social Victorians/People/Zetland

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Also Known As[edit | edit source]

  • Family name: Dundas
  • Marquess of Zetland, created 22 August 1892[1]
    • Lawrence Dundas, 1st Marquess of Zetland (22 August 1892 – 11 March 1929)
    • Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland (11 March 1929 – 6 February 1961
  • Marchioness of Zetland
  • Earl of Zetland, no Earls of Zetland once the marquessate was created, so no 4th Earl of Zetland
    • Lawrence Dundas, 3rd Earl of Zetland (6 May 1873 – 1892)
  • Countess of Zetland
  • Earl of Ronaldshay
    • Lawrence John Lumley Dundas (1892–1929)

Demographics[edit | edit source]

  • Nationality: the Marquessate is a peerage in the U.K., but Zetland is an old spelling of Shetland.[1]

Family[edit | edit source]

  • Lawrence Dundas, 1st Marquess of Zetland (16 August 1844 – 11 March 1929)[2]
  • Lady Lilian Selina Elizabeth Lumley Dundas (1851 – March 1943)
  1. Lady Hilda Mary Dundas (24 November 1872 – 19 May 1957)
  2. Thomas Dundas, Lord Dundas (19 January 1874 – 11 February 1874)
  3. Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland (11 June 1876 – 6 February 1961)
  4. Lady Maud Frederica Elizabeth Dundas Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (9 July 1877 – 15 March 1967)
  5. Lord George Heneage Lawrence Dundas (1 July 1882 – 30 September 1968)

Relations[edit | edit source]

Acquaintances, Friends and Enemies[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

1871 August 3, Lawrence Dundas and Lady Lilian Selina Elizabeth Lumley married.[2]

1889–1892, Lawrence Dundas was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.[3]

1892 July 9, Lady Hilda Mary Dundas and Charles Henry FitzRoy married.[4]

1897 July 2, Lawrence Dundas, Marquis (or Marquess) and Lilian Lumley Dundas, Marchioness of Zetland and their son Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, Earl of Ronaldshay[5], 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, Lilian, Marchioness of Zetland (at 48) sat at Table 6 and was dressed as

  • "Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I., after Vandyke. In black and silver."[6]:7, Col. 7c
  • "Henrietta Maria, wife of Charles I., after Van Dyck, in black and silver."[7]

Lawrence Dundas, Marquis of Zetland (at 59) sat at Table 4 and was dressed as the

  • "Duke of Buckingham. Ruby velvet and gold doublet and breeches, and mantle and plumed hat."[6]:8, Col. 1a

Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, Earl of Ronaldshay, (at 529) also attended. Lafayette's portrait of "Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland when Earl of Ronaldshay as Sir Peter Teazle" in costume is #80 in the album presented to the Duchess of Devonshire and now in the National Portrait Gallery.[8] The printing on the portrait says, "The Earl of Ronaldshay as Sir Peter Teazle."[9]

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Marquess of Zetland". Wikipedia. 2020-09-19. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Marquess_of_Zetland&oldid=979235905. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Lawrence Dundas, 1st Marquess of Zetland." "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com. Retrieved 2020-10-10.
  3. "Lawrence Dundas, 1st Marquess of Zetland". Wikipedia. 2020-07-29. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lawrence_Dundas,_1st_Marquess_of_Zetland&oldid=970134557. 
  4. "Lady Hilda Mary Dundas." "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com. Retrieved 2020-10-10.
  5. "Lawrence Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland". Wikipedia. 2020-08-16. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lawrence_Dundas,_2nd_Marquess_of_Zetland&oldid=973288119. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "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.
  7. "Ball at Devonshire House." The Times Saturday 3 July 1897: 12, Cols. 1a–4c The Times Digital Archive. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.
  8. "Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball (1897): photogravures by Walker & Boutall after various photographers." 1899. National Portrait Gallery https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait-list.php?set=515 (accessed June 2019).
  9. "Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland when Earl of Ronaldshay as Sir Peter Teazle." Diamond Jubilee Fancy Dress Ball. National Portrait Gallery https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw158437/Lawrence-John-Lumley-Dundas-2nd-Marquess-of-Zetland-when-Earl-of-Ronaldshay-as-Sir-Peter-Teazle (accessed June 2019).