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Duchess of Roxburghe

Duchess of Roxburghe

A carte-de-visite portrait of the Duchess of Roxburghe, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria

Susanna Stephania, 6th Duchess of Roxburghe (c.1814-1895). Only child of Lieutenant-General Sir James Charles Dalbiac, K.C.B., Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria 1868, acting Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria 1892. Held three class of order of Victoria and Albert. Dispensed numerous charities.

On 29 December 1836 she married the 6th Duke of Roxburghe; they had four children, including James Henry Robert Innes-Ker, 7th Duke of Roxburghe.

She died at Hereford Gardens, Park Lane [London] on 7 May 1895 (obituary in The Times 8 May 1895).

[Source: Boase, Modern English Biography, published 1901.]

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 26 June 1861.


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