Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield

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Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (25 April 1939 – 11 November 2005) was an English photographer from the Anson family.wikipedia
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Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (25 April 1939 – 11 November 2005) was an English photographer from the Anson family.
Over time, several members of the family have risen to prominence, including Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, PC, FRS (1697–1762) and the society photographer Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (1939–2005).

Princess Anne of Denmark

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His parents divorced in 1948, and his mother subsequently became Princess Anne of Denmark after her remarriage to Prince George Valdemar of Denmark in 1950.
Princess Anne of Denmark (formerly Anne Anson, Viscountess Anson, née Anne Ferelith Fenella Bowes-Lyon; 4 December 1917 – 26 September 1980) was a first cousin of Elizabeth II and the mother of royal photographer Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield and Lady Elizabeth Anson.

Lady Elizabeth Shakerley

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He had one sister, Elizabeth Georgiana (born 1941), who married Sir Geoffrey Adam Shakerley, 6th Baronet Shakerley.
Lady Elizabeth is a first cousin, once removed, of Queen Elizabeth II and sister of Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield.

Bowes-Lyon

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His mother was born Anne Bowes-Lyon (1917–1980), a niece of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

Earl of Lichfield

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He inherited the Earldom of Lichfield in 1960 from his paternal grandfather.
Known professionally as Patrick Lichfield, he was a successful photographer.

Wellesley House School

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Lichfield was educated at two boarding independent schools: at Wellesley House School, in the coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent, and at Harrow School, in Harrow on the Hill in North West London, followed by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Geoffrey Shakerley

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He had one sister, Elizabeth Georgiana (born 1941), who married Sir Geoffrey Adam Shakerley, 6th Baronet Shakerley.
Her brother was society fashion photographer Patrick Lichfield.

Shugborough Hall

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Lichfield resided at the former family seat of Shugborough Hall, near Cannock Chase in Staffordshire although in 1960 he had given the estate to the National Trust in lieu of death duties arising on his grandfather's death.
The estate was immediately leased to Staffordshire County Council, who managed and maintained it on behalf of the National Trust, with Lord Lichfield retaining an apartment in the hall until his death in 2005, paying a nominal rent to the new owners.

Leonora Anson, Countess of Lichfield

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On 8 March 1975 Lichfield married Lady Leonora Grosvenor, elder daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster and Viola, Duchess of Westminster.
On 8 March 1975, she married the Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield at Chester Cathedral, and became Countess of Lichfield.

Elizabeth II

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He was chosen by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to take official pictures of her Golden Jubilee in 2002.
Notable photographers of Elizabeth have included Cecil Beaton, Yousuf Karsh, Annie Leibovitz, Lord Lichfield, Terry O'Neill, John Swannell, and Dorothy Wilding.

Viola Grosvenor, Duchess of Westminster

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On 8 March 1975 Lichfield married Lady Leonora Grosvenor, elder daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster and Viola, Duchess of Westminster.

Robert Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster

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On 8 March 1975 Lichfield married Lady Leonora Grosvenor, elder daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster and Viola, Duchess of Westminster.

Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith

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Lichfield's most recent partner was the biographer Lady Annunziata Asquith, daughter of Julian Asquith, 2nd Earl of Oxford and Asquith.

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

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Another cousin, Lord Lichfield, said that "[Margaret] was pretty sad towards the end of her life because it was a life unfulfilled."

Colwich, Staffordshire

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Lichfield's funeral was held on 21 November at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich, Staffordshire, where he was buried in the family vault.
After 1854, when the parish of Great Haywood was formed, the Earls of Lichfield and other Ansons of Shugborough Hall were buried there at St Stephen's Church until the 5th Earl decided to return to the vault at St Michael and All Angels and whose lead-lined coffin was placed there after his death in 2005.

Henry Mountcharles

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Lieutenant colonel

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He was the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas William Arnold Anson, Viscount Anson (1913–1958), the eldest son and heir apparent of Thomas Edward Anson, 4th Earl of Lichfield (1883–1960).

Heir apparent

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He was the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas William Arnold Anson, Viscount Anson (1913–1958), the eldest son and heir apparent of Thomas Edward Anson, 4th Earl of Lichfield (1883–1960).

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

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His mother was born Anne Bowes-Lyon (1917–1980), a niece of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

Prince George Valdemar of Denmark

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His parents divorced in 1948, and his mother subsequently became Princess Anne of Denmark after her remarriage to Prince George Valdemar of Denmark in 1950.

Shakerley baronets

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He had one sister, Elizabeth Georgiana (born 1941), who married Sir Geoffrey Adam Shakerley, 6th Baronet Shakerley.

Independent school

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Lichfield was educated at two boarding independent schools: at Wellesley House School, in the coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent, and at Harrow School, in Harrow on the Hill in North West London, followed by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Broadstairs

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Lichfield was educated at two boarding independent schools: at Wellesley House School, in the coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent, and at Harrow School, in Harrow on the Hill in North West London, followed by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Kent

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Lichfield was educated at two boarding independent schools: at Wellesley House School, in the coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent, and at Harrow School, in Harrow on the Hill in North West London, followed by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Harrow School

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Lichfield was educated at two boarding independent schools: at Wellesley House School, in the coastal town of Broadstairs in Kent, and at Harrow School, in Harrow on the Hill in North West London, followed by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.