Princess Dmitri Alexandrovich of Russia

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Margaret Sheila Mackellar Romanov (Chisholm)

Russian: Margaret Sheila Mackellar (Романова)
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Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: Died in London, United Kingdom
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Daughter of Harry Chisholm
Wife of Sir John Charles Peniston Milbanke, 11th Baronet and Prince Dmitri Alexandrovich of Russia
Ex-wife of Francis Edward Scudamore St Clair-Erskine, Lord Loughborough
Mother of Anthony St Clair-Erskine, 6th Earl of Rosslyn

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About Princess Dmitri Alexandrovich of Russia

Sheila "Sheilie" Chisholm, an Australian, one of the great society beauties of the 1920s and 1930s, She married Lord Loughborough (Loughie), heir to the Earl of Rosslyn, at Cairo, in 1915, as he convalesced after being wounded at Gallipoli. Sheilie soon became part of the 'Duchess of Sutherland's Set' in London society, and became very close to the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) and his mistress, Freda Dudley Ward.

Sheilie was particularly close to the young Prince Albert, Duke of York, before his engagement to Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon.

Loughie, like his father Lord Rosslyn, was addicted to gambling and alcohol, and the Loughboroughs divorced in 1926. She married 2ndly, in 1928, Sir John Milbanke, 11th Baronet, and died in 1969.

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Princess Dmitri Alexandrovich of Russia's Timeline

1898
September 9, 1898
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1915
December 27, 1915
Age 17
Cairo, Egypt
1917
May 18, 1917
Age 18
1954
October 20, 1954
Age 56
London, United Kingdom
1969
October 13, 1969
Age 71
London, United Kingdom
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