Maud Carnegie, Countess of Southesk (née Lady Maud Duff; 3 April 1893 – 14 December 1945), titled Princess Maud from 1905 to 1923, was a granddaughter of Edward VII. Maud and her elder sister, Alexandra , had the distinction of being the only female-line descendants of a British sovereign officially granted both the title of Princess and the style of Highness .
Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, KG, KT, GCVO, VD, PC (10 November 1849 – 29 January 1912) styled Viscount Macduff between 1857 and 1879 and known as the Earl Fife between 1879 and 1889, was a British peer who married Princess Louise, the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra
Maud of Wales VA, CI, GCVO, GCStJ (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria; 26 November 1869 – 20 November 1938) was the Queen of Norway as the wife of King Haakon VII. The youngest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, she was known as Princess Maud of Wales before her marriage, as her father was the Prince of Wales at the time.
Tous ceux qui précèdent sont des descendants du roi George V; Sophie de Hanovre → George I er Louise du Royaume-Uni → Maud Duff → James Carnegie (3e duc de Fife) (1929-2015) David Carnegie (4e duc de Fife) (1961), fils du duc de Fife. Charles Carnegie (en) (1989), fils du comte de Southesk (en). George Carnegie (en) (1991), fils du ...
In Fife's case, mDNA from Queen Alexandra passed to his grandmother, Louise, Princess Royal, and then to his mother, Princess Maud, and then to him. Fife's mDNA was a 98.5% match with the bones, a rare imperfect match that scientists suspected was caused by a genetic mutation on the Russian side called a heteroplasmy.
The arms of the earldom of Fife are or, a lion rampant gules, that is, a red lion rampant on gold.These arms are testament to the earls' royal connection, as they differ from the king's arms only in the exclusion of the flowered border, or royal tressure; in fact it is possible that the royal arms are actually a differenced version of those of the earl.
Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, RRC, GCStJ (née Lady Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff; 17 May 1891 – 26 February 1959), known as Princess Arthur of Connaught after her marriage, was the eldest surviving grandchild of King Edward VII.