Sir Archibald Edmonstone

Sir Archibald Edmonstone was a Groom-in-Waiting to Edward VII and owned the house from 1904-1905.

One of Sir Archibald’s sisters was Alice Keppel, the mistress of Edward VII from 1901 until his death. Her daughter, Violet Trefusis, became Vita Sackville-West’s lover, and her great granddaughter is Camilla Parker Bowles.

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