10 de may. de 2023 · One of the Lascelles family members who inherited the house and estate was Viscount Henry Lascelles, later the 6th Earl of Harewood, who married HRH Princess Mary in 1922. The couple lived at Goldsborough before their move to Harewood House in the 1930s following her father’s death.
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- British Slavery in The Caribbean
- A Family Apology and Reparations
- Heirs of Slavery
- 'Not The Right Way Forward'?
Between the 17th and 19th centuries, the British took millions of Africans and enslaved them in their Caribbean island colonies. Unlike American slavery – where the lives of white slave owners and slaves were closely intertwined – British slavery in the Caribbean was run differently. Trevelyan says "offshore slavery" was common; people like her anc...
After learning her family's history, Trevelyan has made several visits to Grenada, starting with a trip for a documentary project. "We went around the island and we saw the estates that my ancestors had part-owned … [We saw] the instruments of torture, the neck braces, the whips and the manacles that were used on the enslaved," she says. "We looked...
In April, Trevelyan co-founded the Heirs of Slavery group to get similar actions at a bigger scale. Other members include David Lascelles (the Earl of Harewood and second cousin of King Charles), Charles Gladstone (a descendant of the 19th-century Prime Minister William Gladstone) and Alex Renton (a journalist and author). "The purpose of it is to ...
Since launching last month, the group has also called on the British government to apologise and give reparations. But it has not been receptive. Last month, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pushed back against pressure from the group and others,saying "trying to unpick our history is not the right way forward and is not something we'll focus our energie...
5 de may. de 2023 · In 1922, Mary married Viscount Lascelles, who later became Earl of Harewood; theirs was the first royal wedding to receive coverage in fashion magazines like Vogue.
26 de may. de 2023 · In 1800 it was in the possession of Edward Lascelles, first Earl of Harewood. He died in 1820, and was succeeded by his son Henry, who died in 1841.
24 de may. de 2023 · “#OTD 76 years ago. Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood died of a heart attack on 24 May 1947, aged 64, at Harewood House. Henry was husband of Mary, Princess Royal, son-in-law of King George V, brother-in-law to Kings Edward VIII and George VI, and uncle of Queen Elizabeth II.”
22 de may. de 2023 · May 23, 1947 – Death of Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, husband of Mary, Princess Royal, at Harewood House in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; buried at All Saints Church in Harewood, West Yorkshire, England
16 de may. de 2023 · While there was an age difference - Henry Lascelles, the 6th Earl of Harewood, was thirty-nine when he married the 23-year-old princess - the couple shared many passions including art, antiques and music and, from their son's account, got along very well.