Crawford [married name Buthlay], Marion Kirk [called Crawfie] (1909–1988), royal governess and author, was born on 5 June 1909 at Woodside Cottage, near Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, the daughter of John Inglis Crawford of Earlston, Ayrshire, and his wife, Margaret (later Mrs Robert Kirk)...
Maker: William Hopkins
Finch [née Fermor], Lady Charlotte (1725–1813), royal governess, was born on 14 February 1725, the second daughter in the family of ten children of Thomas Fermor, first earl of Pomfret (1698–1753), courtier, of Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, and Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys (1698–1761), letter writer and diarist [...
K. D. Reynolds
Lehzen, (Johanna Clara) Louise, Baroness Lehzen in the Hanoverian nobility (1784–1870), royal governess, was born on 3 October 1784 in Hanover, among the younger of the seven daughters and two sons of Joachim Friedrich Lehzen, a Lutheran pastor, and his wife, Melusine Palm...
Maker: Princess Victoria
David L. Smith
Sackville [née Curzon], Mary, countess of Dorset (bap. 1586, d. 1645), royal governess, was baptized at Trentham, Staffordshire, on 11 December 1586, the daughter and heir of Sir George Curzon of Croxhall, Derbyshire, and Mary Leveson. On 20 May 1606 her father transacted a marriage agreement with ...
Vaux [married names Guildford and Poyntz], Lady Jane (c. 1462–d. 1537), noblewoman and royal governess, was the daughter of Sir William Vaux (1437–1471) and Katherine Peniston (d. in or after 1509), of Provence. Jane’s family was strongly connected to both the Lancastrians and then to the Tudors. Her father, of ...