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Picture No 11657277
Date 1903
Description May Goelet (Duchess of Roxburghe) as a little girl
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Miss Mary ('May') Goelet, American heiress, who married Henry Innes-Kerr, 8th Duke of Roxburghe in 1903, becoming Duchess of Roxburghe and bringing with her a dowry of some $20 million. Pictured here at the age of four. Numerous impoverished peers married wealthy American heiresses during this period, who in return for the substantial dowries earned a title and the prestige of being chatelaine of some of the finest stately homes in England.
Source Photograph in The Tatler, 18 November 1903
Credit © Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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