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Countess Granville Rose Bowes-Lyon
Ninth cousin 3 times removed, 10th cousin twice removed, 13th cousin once removed, 14th cousin once and twice removed, 14th cousin once removed descend.
Birth: May 6, 1890, Scotland;
Death: Nov. 17, 1967; ;
Age: 77

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  • Countess of Granville


Rose Leveson-Gower, Countess Granville, GCVO (née Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon, 6 May 1890 – 17 November 1967)[1] was the third daughter of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne by his wife, Nina Cecilia, and an elder sister of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

On 24 May 1916, Rose married Hon. William Leveson-Gower, who succeeded to his childless brother's earldom in 1939.[1] As a result of her marriage, Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon was styled as Countess Granville on 21 July 1939.[1] She was invested as a Companion, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.).[1] She was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Queen's University Belfast.[1] She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) in 1953.[1] They had two children, Mary Cecilia, Lady Clayton (b. 12 December 1917) and Granville James Leveson-Gower, 5th Earl Granville (6 December 1918 – 31 October 1996).

Rose, Countess Granville stood godmother to her niece, Princess Margaret Rose of York, at the latter's christening on 3 October 1930.

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Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne Claude George Bowes-Lyon
Mar 14, 1855 - Nov 7, 1944
Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck
Sep 11, 1862 - Jun 23, 1938
Primary or Last Marriage:
Date: May 24, 1916, Place: , Status: Marriage, Note:
Earl Granville William Leveson-Gower
Jul 11, 1880 - Jun 25, 1953
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