"I have only one purpose in life-- to be loved," believes Margaret, the Duchess of Argyll in the Skylight Music Theatre's new production of the chamber opera Powder Her Face. Staged in the Cabot Theatre defined by bravado, brilliance and …
The wedding dress of Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll was worn by Princess Louise, Queen Victoria's sixth child and fourth daughter. She married the Marquis of Lorne, the heir to the 8th Duke of Arg...
Here’s real-life example of how doing so can turn out very, very badly… Back in 2006, the Duchess of Argyll was flying back to Glasgow, Scotland, after a short stay in London. The 68-year-old dowager duchess had checked a bag …
Little about Margaret, Duchess of Argyll was in moderation. Beautiful, wealthy, flamboyant, sexually voracious, she was the epitome of upper class 1930s decadence; the perfect operatic heroine. A notorious incident amongst her string of …
Written by Thomas Adès, directed by Antony McDonald, accompanied by the Ulster Orchestra, and conducted by Nicholas Chalmers, this piece tells the story of the divorce and salacious sex scandals of the Duchess of Argyll. As …
ONE of the problems with marrying a duke who has been married several times is that there are often other duchesses around. In the case of the last duchess of the 11th Duke of Argyll, much of her life was spent in the shadow of …
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Wedding dress outfit consisting of an embroidered silk satin dress and tulle veil. Worn by Margaret Whigham, later the Duchess of Argyll, for her marriage to Mr Charles Sweeny in the Brompton Oratory, 21 February 1933. The dress took …
The inspiration for “Powder” was Margaret Campbell, the Duchess of Argyll, whose death in 1993 brought an end to what sounds like one of the raciest, most far-flung erotic lives of the 20th century (and yes, I’m including Alma Mahler in that …
She was a major advocate for British nursing. 16. Princess Louise of the United Kingdom (1848-1939), later Duchess of Argyll, was the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She broke with tradition when she married an …