Frances Evelyn Brooke, Countess of Warwick, with her children

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Date:1904 - 1905 (c.)

Description:A photographic portrait of Frances Evelyn Brooke, Countess of Warwick (seated), with daughters Marjorie and baby Mercy.

Frances, also known as Daisy, was a noted celebrity. She enjoyed a reputation for high living, and was famous as a close friend of the Prince of Wales, who would become King Edward VII. Many high-profile celebrities attended the occasions that she hosted in her home at Warwick Castle.

She was also one of many high-profile women to adopt socialist politics, and to campaign on behalf of the Labour Party.


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1880s
George, 4th Earl of Warwick
George, 4th Earl of Warwick

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1890s
Maynard, son of the 5th Earl and Countess of Warwick
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1920s
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Francis, 5th Earl of Warwick, and his grandaughter Felice

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