Thursday, March 21, 2013

Lady Elizabeth's bridesmaids

March 21, 1923

Buckingham Palace has released the names of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon's bridesmaids.

They are:  Lady Mary Cambridge, daughter of the Marquess of Cambridge; Lady May Cambridge, daughter of the Earl of Athlone and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Lady Katherine Hamilton, daughter of the Duke of Abercorn; Lady Mary Thynne, daughter of the Marquess of Bath; the Hon. Diamond Hardinge, daughter of Viscount Hardinge; the Hon. Cecilia Bowes-Lyon and the Hon. Elizabeth Elphinstone, nieces of the bride and Miss Betty Cater.

Lady Elizabeth, the youngest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore, will marry the Duke of York, second son of King George V and Queen Mary on April 23 at Westminster Abbey.

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