Mrs. Ronald Greville -- Dame Margaret Helen Greville, DBE of Charles Street, Berkeley Square, and Polesden Lacey, Dorking, -- died on September 15, 1942. The details of her will were published in the The Times on January 8, 1943. She left £1,564,038 gross. The net was £1,505,120, and tax was paid on £830,120.
She left "with my loving thoughts" of her her jewelry and jewels to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Princess Margaret received £20,000, and Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain, who was a close friend received £12,500 "with a deep affection and in memory of a great kindness and affection which her Majesty has shown me." Mrs. Greville also left £10,000 to the National Anti-Vivisection Society. There were also smaller bequests to different charities.
The current value of the £20,000 is just over £2 million. Queen Ena's bequest would be worth about £1,400,000 in current values.