Margaret Sheila MacKellar Romanov

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Margaret Sheila MacKellar Romanov (Chisholm)

Russian: Маргарет Шейла Романова (Чизхольм)
Also Known As: "Dowager Lady Milbanke"
Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 13, 1969 (71)
London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Harry Chisholm and Margaret 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 Margaret Sheila MacKellar Romanov

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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Margaret Sheila MacKellar Romanov's Timeline

September 9, 1898
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
May 18, 1917
Age 18
October 13, 1969
Age 71
London, United Kingdom