Wedding of the Duke of Northumberland and Lady Elizabeth Montagu Douglas Scott, 1946

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The Wedding of the Hugh Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland, son of the 8th Duke of Northumberland and Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox, and Lady Elizabeth Montagu Douglas Scott, daughter of the 8th Duke of Buccleuch and Mary Lascelles, at Westminster Abbey on this day in 1946, followed by a Reception at Syon House. The holders of one of England’s premier Dukedoms, the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland had seven children, residing at the magnificent Alnwick Castle and Syon House. The Duke died in 1988, and the Duchess in 2012.

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Lady Elizabeth was a niece of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, who was in Australia during the Duke’s term as Governor General and was unable to be present. However, the Royal Family was well represented by King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret and Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

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