The Fitzalan-Howard family
1 of 6 portraits of Lady Miranda Mary Emmet (née Fitzalan-Howard)
The Fitzalan-Howard family
by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 18 September 1936
Given by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, 1974
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- Lady Miranda Mary Emmet (née Fitzalan-Howard) (1927-), Wife of Christopher Emmet; daughter of 3rd Baron Howard of Glossop and Baroness Beaumont. Sitter in 6 portraits.
- Lord Mark Fitzalan-Howard (1934-), Son of 3rd Baron Howard of Glossop and Baroness Beaumont. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Lord Martin Fitzalan-Howard (1922-2003), Landowner; son of 3rd Baron Howard of Glossop and Baroness Beaumont. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Lord Michael Fitzalan-Howard (1916-2007), Major-General. Sitter in 13 portraits.
- Hon. Miriam Hubbard (née Fitzalan-Howard) (1924-1996), Wife of Theodore Bernard Peregrine Hubbard; daughter of 3rd Baron Howard of Glossop and Baroness Beaumont. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- Hon. Mariegold Magdalene Jamieson (née Fitzalan-Howard) (1919-2006), Wife of Gerald James Auldjo Jamieson; daughter of 3rd Baron Howard of Glossop and 11th Baroness Beaumont. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Lady Mirabel Magdalene Kelly (née Fitzalan-Howard) (1931-), Wife of Bernard Kelly; daughter of 3rd Baron Howard of Glossop and Baroness Beaumont. Sitter in 9 portraits.
- Miles Francis Stapleton Fitzalan-Howard, 17th Duke of Norfolk (1915-2002), Major-General and courtier. Sitter in 12 portraits.
Events of 1936back to top
Current affairsFollowing the death of his father George V, Edward succeeds to the throne as King Edward VIII, but chooses to abdicate in order to marry the American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. Edward was the only monarch every to voluntarily relinquish the throne.
Art and scienceThe Spitfire, designed by Reginald Mitchell, has its maiden flight. The RAF and other allied forces used the plane extensively and to great effect during the Second World War.
Television broadcasting begins. Although the BBC had been transmitting television since 1930, regular service did not begin until 1936, when the 'BBC Television Service' (now BBC One) was broadcast from Alexandra Palace.
InternationalThe Spanish Civil War begins. Nationalists, led by General Francisco Franco, and supported by Italian and German fascist governments, rebelled against the Second Spanish Republic. The conflict lasted until 1939, and anticipated many of the features of the Second World War: fighting between Communists and Fascists, the rise of nationalism and the use of terror tactics against civilians.
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