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Then there is a wedding dress by the British designer Norman Hartnell for Margaret Whigham, later the Duchess of Argyll, for her wedding in 1933 to Charles Sweeny. The train is lavish in a rich cream color and measures 11.8 feet. It looks a bit like a ...
Daily Beast · 5/7/2014
If you did bestow a naked Polaroid or print upon your beloved (yes, such things happened, even then - as the notorious photo of the Duchess of Argyll proves), it lived under lock and key. But now pornography is online and readily accessible, to the point ...
The Age · 10/11/2014
Sophia Money-Coutts goes beyond the wall to find out. If you're Old Scotland, then you probably live in a castle with a ghost ('We actually have five ghosts,' says Eleanor, the Duchess of Argyll, who lives with her husband Torquhil, Scotland's elephant ...
New Statesman · 9/11/2014
THE Duke and Duchess of Argyll presented a bagpipe banner to the Royal Regiment of Scotland during Inveraray Highland Games. Senior Pipe-Major for the British Army, Martin MacDonald, received the banner on behalf of the Regiment. The pipe banner is ...
dunoon-observer.com · 8/30/2015
Opened by the Duke and Duchess of Argyll, the hotel offers 22 guest rooms and suites, many overlooking the Atlantic and the golf course. The project to build the golf course, described as the world’s most natural course due to the holes being designed ...
Golf Club Management · 3/2/2012
The truth is that wedding dresses have always been used for effect. In 1933, when Margaret Whigham married Charles Sweeny, the seeds of notoriety-she later, as Duchess of Argyll, became infamous for the ‘headless man’ scandal-may already have …
Country Life · 5/13/2014
In 2006, the Duchess of Argyll lost a tiara, a diamond Cartier brooch and other jewels at Glasgow Airport. Six years later they were put up for auction — it turned out they had been sold by the airport as unclaimed property. After negotiations ...
Bradford Era · 4/3/2014
Gray Desmond Jamieson's ancestors Barr and Ann Jamieson arrived in Auckland from Scotland on board the Duchess of Argyll in 1842. He said history books revealed that they did not have enough food when they first set foot here, and survived only …
New Zealand Herald · 10/1/2012
Thomas Adès’s Powder Her Face (1995), has minimal pageantry, but it does offer excess and bad behavior aplenty. Its eight scenes and “ghost epilogue” are based on the life of Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, the so-called “dirty duchess,” whose ...
The Classical Review · 2/18/2013
Based on the scandalous and ultimately sad life of Margaret Campbell, the Duchess of Argyll, and composed in 1995 to a provocative libretto by Philip Hensher, “Powder Her Face” continues in the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater June 14 and 16.
Chestnut Hill Local · 6/14/2013

Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll

Duchess of Argyll
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, was a well-known British socialite, best remembered for a celebrated divorce case in 1963 from her second hu…
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, was a well-known British socialite, best remembered for a celebrated divorce case in 1963 from her second husband, the 11th Duke of Argyll, which featured salacious photographs and scandalous stories.
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