Bearing the presentation inscription for the Earl of Roseberry
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of RoseberyDescription
It is engraved with the inscription:
Roseberry from Lady Mary Vyner 20th March 1878, presumably a gift for their wedding.
In 1878, Hannah de Rothschild married Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, and was thereafter known as the Countess of Rosebery.
From his Oxford days Rosebery had also been closely bound to the Vyner family. Lady Mary Vyner, the last representative, with her sister Lady Cowper, of the great family of Grey, Earls and Dukes of Kent, had always shown him kindness. Her son Frederick was one of the victims of Greek brigands in the Marathon tragedy, and Rosebery organised the memorial to him in Christ Church Cathedral.
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