The Bankes family have lived in Dorset since the 17th century and owned land in east Dorset and Purbeck, including Studland. During this time the Bankes were often considered one of the most powerful families in England, owning both the estates of Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy. In 1981, when her son, John Ralph Bankes died, he left the 16,000 acre estate to the National Trust.
She wore it in the picture on the right side, in the early years when she was Duchess of York.
He presented the delicate jewel to Princess May of Teck in the week before the royalwedding . Another jewel was presented to the Princess by the Countess and the Lady Fitzwilliam, a diamond bracelet.
Royaler Schmuck und die spannenden Geschichten… Diamantbrosche Hochzeitsgeschenk an Prinzessin May von Teck spätere Königin Mary von England UK
The civil ceremony of the wedding of Princes Eugenie of Greece, cousin of King George of Greece and of the Duchess of Kent, to Prince Dominique Radziwill of Poland took place at the Town Hall of the 16th Arrondissement in Paris the religious ceremony happening two ays later at the Church of St. Louis des Invalides>>
The bride, who met Prince Dominique only three months ago at the wedding of the Crown Prince Paul, was given away by her father, Prince George of Greece.
Princess Eugenie of Greece was the daughter of Prince George, uncle of King George of the Hellenes. Her engagement to Prince Dominique Radziwill, the son of Prince Jerome Radziwill and the Archduchess Renee Marie of Austria.
It is only recently that the Greek Royal Family gathered to celebrate the wedding of her cousin, The wedding took place at the Chapel of 5 St Louis des Invalides of Prince Dominique Radziwill , son Of Prince Jerome Radziwill and of the late Archduchess Renata Maria of Austria , to Princess Eugenie of Greece , daughter of Prince George of Greece and Princess George .
The witnesses for the bride , who is a first cousin of the Duchess of Kent , were Prince Valdemar of Denmark , her great-uncle , and her father and for the bridegroom , Prince Jerome Radziwill , his father , and Archduke Charles Albert of Hapsburg,
The congregation included Princess Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma , Prince and Princess Rene of Bourbon-Parma , Princess Alex of Denmark , Grand Duke Dimitri , Princess Margaret of Denmark , Princess Alexandra of Greece , Prince Eric of Denmark , Prince and Princess Vigo of Denmark . Prince Bertil of Sweden , and members of the Diplomatic Corps.
Diamond Pear-shaped Tiara | Wedding Diadem Princess Radziwill | Royal Marriage Princess Eugenie of Greece
Radziwill Diamond Pear-shaped Tiara | Wedding Diadem Princess Marie Dolores Radziwill | Royal Marriage Archduchess Renata
Standesamtliche Trauung von Prinzessin Eugenie von Griechenland – Dänemark mit dem Prinzen Radziwill|Civil Marriage
Fürstliche Brautsoiree Juni 1885 |Schmuck und Juwelen|Vermählung der Prinzessin Elisabeth Radziwill und Graf Roman Potocki
Queen Olga of Greece Emerald Jewels | Royal Historic Jewelry |Smaragd Schmuck der griechischen Königin
more about the wedding gift of Queen Mary from the County of Lincoln – the story behind the royal jewel…
the Bandeau from the vault of the Queen:
Duchess of Sussex Bridal Tiara |Queen Mary Diamond Bandeau with County of Lincoln Brooch | Royal Wedding
The story of the jewels of Infanta of Spain :
Luisa d’Orleans diamond tiara>> given to her daughter Dona Maria Esperança de Orleans e Bragança which married D. Gaston de Orleans e Bragança, Prince of Brazil
Diamant Kokoshnik>> der Infanta – Dona Louisa de Bourbon Grossmutter von Exkönig Juan Carlos von Spanien
Royale Hochzeit im Schloss von Windsor im Jahr 1880, Friederike Hannoversche Königstochter und Prinzessin von englisch- königlichem Geblüt heiratet in der Kapelle von Windsor….
Friederike Prinzessin von Hannover|Prinzessin von Großbritannien und Irland | Royale Hochzeits Geschenke | Königlicher Schmuck und Juwelen der Braut>>
Die Hochzeit von Prinzessin Frederica Sophia Maria Henriette Amelia Theresa von Hannover, Prinzessin von Großbritannien und Irland, wurde am 24. April 1880 um drei Uhr nachmittags in der Privatkapelle von Windsor Castle in Anwesendheit von Königin Victoria, gefeiert.
Princess Frederica of Hanover daughter of the King of Hanover owns a collection of large diamond stars which she wore as tiara and headjewel, probably a gift of her father, she was very close with him and his private secretary and I most faithful friend.
Frederica Princess of Hanover|Princess of Great-Britain |Royal Jewels| Royal Wedding Imperial Marriage Gifts and Jewellery Presents>>
THE MARRIAGE OF H.RH. PRINCESS FREDERICA HANOVER
The marriage of H.R.H. Princess Frederica Sophia Maria Henrietta Amelia Theresa of Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, was solemnised on the 24th of April in 1880, at three o’clock in the afternoon, in the Private chapel of Windsor Castle, the presence of er Majesty.
The Queen, as head of the family, sanctioned her union with the Baron Luitberg Alexander George Lionel Alphonse Freiherr von Pawel Remmingen, some time Equerry to her father, the late King of Hanover.
Marriage Marchioness of Carisbrooke |Battenberg Heirloom Jewels | Royal Wedding Gift and Presents
The wedding of Alexander, Marquess Carisbrooke, previously known Prince Alexander Battenberg. On November 7, 1917, the eldest son of Princess Beatrice, was created by letters patent Marquess of Carisbrooke, Earl of Berkhamsted and Viscount Launceston. He had lived at the Court of his grandmother, Queen Victoria, until he was aged fourteen and was a favorite grandson.
Some interesting unknown royal jewels are come to the light, Mrs Greville present a sapphire pendant brooch probably one of her amazing jewellery collection which was later owned by the Queen Mother Elizabeth.
Diamond Roses Spray| Fürstin von Battenberg Julie Hauke | Marchioness of Carisbrooke| | Royal Wedding Jewels
Large Diamond Brooch with Sapphire| Royal Marriage | Marchioness of Carisbrooke| Battenberg | Royal Wedding Jewels
Diamond Brooches with Sapphire| Diamond Bandeau |Royal Marriage | Marchioness of Carisbrooke| Royal Wedding Jewels
The Princess Royal’s Gothic Tiara from her parents to mark her betrothal in November 1921 with the Viscount of Lascelles
Enamel, Sapphire, Citrine and Diamond Arts and Crafts Diadem | The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood owned an Arts and Crafts head ornament made by the falcon studio a jewel from the designer Henry George Murphy, more about that hidden treasure>>