Spectacular jewels worn by the Duchess of Newcastle to the 1937 coronation.
Her mother in law,
Henrietta Adela, Dowager • Duchess of Newcastle, of The Oaks, Woodford, Essex, formerly of Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, who died on May 8 last, widow of the sixth Duke of Newcastle, and later of Mr. Thomas T. Hohler, and daughter of Mr. Henry Thomas Hope, of Deepdene, Dorking, left estate valued for probate as of the gross value of £26,040 16s., of which the net personalty has been sworn at £20,892 175. iod. . Her Grace bequeathed :—
To her daughter-in-law, the present Duchess of Newcastle, she left her pearl and diamond brooch and earrings, and she left the jewels specified in the schedule attached to her marriage settlement to her granddaughter, Mrs. Charles Vaughan.
The Duchess of Newcastle needs no such pretext; she is nobody's understudy. ... In 1901 the blue diamond was sold for £120,000; in 1898 the Dutch pictures of the Hope Collection fetched £121,500, and in 1910 twenty other Hopeful
In reappearance of the Hope diamond among the jewels worn at several entertainments in Washington by young Mrs. ... bequeathed the greater part of her immense fortune, not to her daughter, the now Dowager Duchess of Newcastle, ... Lord Francis also received from his grandmother all her superb collection of jewels, famous throughout Europe, including the Hope blue diamond, now owned bv Mrs.
1898 the great collection of Dutch paintings was sold for £121,500; in August 1901 the Hope blue diamond ... 17th January 1925: "The Dowager Duchess of Newcastle . . . spent most of her later years in the East-end, where she had a house ...