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The Children of Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland

Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland was born Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay to the Hon. Charles Hugh Lindsay and Emilia Anne Browne. She married Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland.
Their children were:

Marjorie Harriet Paget, called "Victoria", later "Marjorie Paget, Marchioness of Anglesey"

Robert Charles John Manners, Lord Hadden (he died young)

John Henry Montagu Manners, later "John Manners, 9th Duke of Rutland"

Violet Catherine Manners

Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Manners, later "Lady Diana Cooper, Viscountess Norwich" (Diana's true father was English politician Henry Cust)

Names Taken from John William Godward

"Sabinella" by John William Godward

I am a great fan of John William Godward's art (as you can tell from my icon!). He has some unusual, and beautiful names for his paintings, which are mostly of Greek or Roman scenes. Godward lived from 1861 to 1922.

Cassotis
Lucilia
Ophelia
Athenais
Ismenia
Sabinella (also the genus of a sea snail)
Praxilla
Stesicrate
Lycinna
Ianthe
Nerissa
Megilla
Phyleis
Sappho
Atalanta
Drusilla
Amaryllis

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