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John, 9th Duke of Rutland, and his bride, Kathleen Tennant (Kakoo), on their wedding at St Margarets Church, Westminster, on January 27, 1916

Portrait of Violet Lindsay (Duchess of Rutland), F. Hollyer, about 1890. She was a well known artist, and a champion of 'Aesthetic' dress - a dress movement that eschewed restrictive corsetry and artificial bustles for loose, draping clothes with simple silhouettes in natural fabrics and colours.

October 15, 1929"With much of the pomp of former Imperial days," Duke Joachim Ernst of Anhalt was married today, according to the Associated Press. His bride, however, is not noble. The Duke married Edda Charlotte von Stephani, a "former moving picture actress and former wife of the Duke's attorney."The religious wedding "was solemnized in the residential palace in the presence of all the princes and princesses of the ducal house of Anhalt and Schwarzburg. The new Duchess wore a "gown of…