Linley's U-turn - why he bought back Margaret's portrait
Last year Viscount Linley surprised everyone by buying back an Annigoni portrait of his mother, Princess Margaret, from a sale of family heirlooms. Here we reveal why he brought the painting home
Queen Mother waves on her 101 birthday watched by Princess Margaret in wheelchair and Prince Charle
Final Dimensions (width x height): 24" x 18" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #7887162
Linleys Celebrate 20th Anniversary
One of the most stylish royal couples, Viscount and Viscountess Linley, celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary today! When David Armstrong-Jones married the Hon. Serena Stanhope on October 8, 199…
Richard Stone, Royal Portrait Painter
Portrait by Richard Stone, 1981 - Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930 – 2002), was the only sibling of Queen Elizabeth II & the younger daughter of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth. Her life changed dramatically in 1936, when her paternal uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated to marry the twice divorced American Wallis Simpson. Margaret's father became King, & her older sister became heir presumptive with Margaret second in line to the throne.
When Princess Margaret turned over ownership of her Mustique home, Les Jolies Eaux, to her son David, Viscount Linley, little did she know he would end up selling it and with the profits move his vacation spot to Provence. The Princess was said to be bitterly disappointed when Mustique sold and that sale was the start of a series of events that have thrust Linley into the English tabloid limelight. Linley, who calls himself a “carpenter” is actually quite a gifted furniture designer and…
Princess Margaret of York wearing a bonnet, 22 June 1931 by Marcus Adams This photograph is from the book Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer, which can be purchased from the Royal Collection online shop. This photograph is also included in the exhibition of royal portraits by Marcus Adams, on display at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, 25 February - 5 June 2011. Explore the exhibition online. The Royal Collection © 2011, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The British Monarchy, The House of Windsor
Family Tree of The House of Windsor since George VI Coat of Arms of the Royal Family The members of the current British Royal Family are those who belong to the House of Windsor since the name was changed by George V from Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1917. During times of war, it was decided that changing the monarchy's house name from one with German connotations to something more patriotic would improve public image. The selection of Windsor was taken from the castle of the same name which…
UK | Princess Margaret to stay in hospital
Princess Margaret is to remain in a London hospital until next week. She suffered a mild stroke on holiday in the Caribbean island of Mustique.