1905 Doris Vivian from The Bystander of 12 July 1905

This is her article from thepeerage:  "Hon. Dorothy Maud Vivian F, #58698, b. 9 July 1879, d. 18 October 1939 Consanguinity Index=0.0%

Hon. Dorothy Maud Vivian was born on 9 July 1879. She married Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, son of John Haig and Rachel Mackerras Veitch, on 11 July 1905. She died on 18 October 1939 at age 60.

She was the daughter of Hussey Crespigny Vivian, 3rd Baron Vivian and Louisa Alice Duff. She held the office of Maid of Honour to HM Queen Victoria. She held the office of Maid of Honour to HM Queen Alexandra. Her married name became Haig. She was invested as a Dame of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (D.G.St.J.). As a result of her marriage, Hon. Dorothy Maud Vivian was styled as Countess Haig on 29 September 1919.

Children of Hon. Dorothy Maud Vivian and Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

Lady Alexandra Henrietta Louisa Haig+1 b. 9 Mar 1907, d. 15 Aug 1997

Lady Victoria Doris Rachel Haig+ b. 7 Nov 1908, d. 1993

George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig+ b. 15 Mar 1918, d. 9 Jul 2009

Lady Irene Violet Freesia Janet Augusta Haig+ b. 7 Oct 1919, d. 2001."

Douglas Haig commanded UK forces in France during World War I.

1905 Doris Vivian from The Bystander of 12 July 1905

Lady Doris wears a vampish evening dress with a square neckline and a swirling skirt in this Alice Hughes photo.

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