_.The Duchess of Grafton (nee Olivia Margaret Sladen, b 1978), wife of Henry Oliver Charles FitzRoy, 12th Duke of Grafton (b 6 Apr, 1978) (Peerage of England, cr 1675), of Euston Hall, Thetford, Norfolk, gave birth to a daughter, Lady Rosetta Christina Clare Fitzroy, 20 July, 2015, a sister for Alfred, styled Earl of Euston, who was born in 2012.
The Duchess of Grafton is a daughter of Simon Hogarth Sladen (b 1943), and Mrs Sladen, and a granddaughter of Edward Carew Sladen (1914-44), and a great-granddaughter of Brig-Gen Sir Gerald Carew Sladen, by his wife the former Mabel Ursula Orr Ewing, dau of Sir Archibald Orr Ewing, 3rd Baronet.
The Duke of Grafton is the son of the late James Oliver Charles FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euston (1947-2009), by his wife the former Lady Clare Amabel Margaret Kerr (b 1951), daughter of the 12th Marquess of Lothian (1922-2004).
The Duke succeeded to the family honours on the death of his grandfather, the 11th Duke, 7 Apr, 2011.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015
__The engagement was announced 30 July, 2015, between William John P. Hicks (born 1983), son of Mr & Mrs Jeremy Hicks, of Winstone, co Gloucester, & Alexia Katherine Brandram (b 6 Dec, 1985), scion of that landed family, & descended from the Royal House of Greece & Denmark, younger daughter of (Richard) Paul George Andrew Brandram (b 1 Apr 1948), of London, by his former 1st wife the former Jennifer Diane Steele (b 1951, now Mrs Robert Enslow, also of London).
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
_. The engagement was announced 23 July, 2015, between Robert Henry Kirkpatrick Dundas, 10th Viscount Melville (b 23 April, 1984) (Peerage of the UK, cr 1802), son of the late 9th Viscount Melville (1937-2011), by his wife the former Fiona Margaret Stilgoe (Viscountess Melville, of Luckington, co Wilts) & Lucinda C.C. Lowe, daughter of the late Judge David Lowe, and Mrs David Lowe, of Cresswell Gardens, London.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
_. The engagement was announced 14 July, 2015, between Alejandro Santo Domingo, son of the late Julio Mario Santo Domingo & of Beatrice Santo Domingo, & the Lady Charlotte Wellesley (born 8 Oct, 1990), youngest daughter of Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington (b 19 Aug 1945), of Stratfield Saye, Berkshire, and Apsley House, London, by his wife the former Princess Antonia Brigid Elizabeth Louise von Preussen (born 28 Apr, 1955), descended from the Royal House of Prussia, & ____.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
_. The engagement was announced 9 July, 2015, between Henry J.C. Warhurst, son of the late Mr John Warhurst, of Walton, Warks,and Mrs Paul Brandram, of Ox House, Warks, & Tamara Katherine Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax (born 1987), scion of the Barons of Dunsany (Baron, Peerage of Ireland, cr 1439), daughter of Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax (born 1958), of Charborough Park, Wareham, Dorset (a grandson maternally of the 1st Baron Weeks), by his former wife, the former Zara Victoria Legge-Bourke (b 1966), scion of the Earls of Dartmouth (Earl, GB cr 1711) (now Mrs Angus Charles Gordon Lennox Lennox, of Gordon Castle, Moray - wife of a scion of the Dukes of Richmond & Gordon (Duke, Peerage of England, cr 1675).
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
_. The engagement was announced 4 July, 2015, between Alexander David Spencer Churchill (born 1983), scion of the Dukes of Marlborough (Peerage of England cr 1702), third son of Lord Charles George William Colin Spencer Churchill (b 1940), of London, by his 2nd wife the former (Elizabeth) Jane Wyndham (b 1948), scion of the Barons Egremont & Leconfield, & Scarlett Strutt (born 1985), scion of the Barons Belper (Peerage of the UK, cr 1856), daughter of Henry Clavering Tollemache Strutt (b 1953), of Stutton, Suffolk, and Mrs Athena Strutt, also of Stutton.
_. The engagement was announced 7 July, 2015, between Edward Richard Pleydell-Bouverie (born 1984), scion of the Earls of Radnor (Earl, GB cr 1765), second son of Rupert William Pleydell-Bouverie (b Dec 1950), of Monkwood, Alresford, Hampshire, by his wife the former Evelyn Marie Conlon, & Imogen N.B. Oates, daughter of Mr John Oates and Mrs Claire Oates, both of Barnard Castle, co Durham.
_. The engagement was announced 7 July, 2015, between Mr Zackary Adler, son of Dr Richard Adler, of New York, & Mrs Virginia Day, of Dorset, & the Lady Mary Cecil Kerr (born 1981), scion of the Marquesses of Lothian (Peerage of Scotland, cr 1701) second surviving daughter of Michael Andrew Foster Jude Kerr, 13th Marquis of Lothian (b 7 Jul 1945), of Monteviot, Scotland, & the Marchioness of Lothian (nee the Lady (Theresa) Jane Fitzalan-Howard, daughter of the 16th Duke of Norfolk), &c.
Friday, July 03, 2015
_. The Hon Mrs Jake Astor (nee Hargreaves), wife of the Hon James Jacob (Jake) Astor (born 4 March, 1981), scion of the Viscounts Astor (Peerage of the UK, cr 1917), gave birth to a daughter, Sibyl Nancy, 22 June, 2015, in Hong Kong.