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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)

La Belle et La Bête

Jean Marais and Josette Day as the original "La Belle et La Bête"

Coming out on Valentine's Day (at least in France) is a remake of Jean Cocteau's classic "La Belle et La Bête", made in 1946. In this version, the beauty if simply referred to as "Belle", which I find to a disappointment. There is so much naming potential there. Her sisters are called Adélaïde and Félicie, both lovely French names. What would you name the beauty? Something rosy perhaps? Or just extravagantly French?

My choice is Rosemonde, which is both rosy and French.


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