The British press - well, the Daily Mail and Taki - have been
following this story for a while. We seem to have been caught flat-
footed. I last noticed her relationship with Lord John Somerset some
On Jun 23, 1:30 pm, Richard R <r_rut...@hotmail.com
> The engagement was announced 23 June 2009 between the Marquess of
> Cholmondeley, son of Lavinia, Marchioness of Cholmondeley and the late
> Marquess of Cholmondeley, of Malpas, Cheshire, and Rose, younger
> daughter of Mr and Mrs Timothy Hanbury, of Wembury, Devon..—
> Telegraph notice:http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/engagements/23-May-2009/23-Jun-2.
I just looked up the couple, and realize that they've been stepping
out together for a while. Of course, with the bride-to-be's previous
record, one could'nt say whether the relationship would lead to
August 2006 Daily Mail
To the surprise of her many admirers 22-year-old society beauty Rose
Hanbury has started stepping out with flamboyant socialite the
Marquess of Cholmondeley, one of England's most eligible bachelors.
So could Rose, who is signed to prestigious model agency Storm, entice
him down the aisle? Intriguingly, the pair met at a party in Tuscany
hosted by Rose's former fiancé, the Earl of Lambton's eco-warrior
Since that ephemeral teenage engagement, however, Rose has displayed a
healthy interest in the more mature man, once dating 41-year-old
record producer Lord John Somerset, son of the Duke of Beaufort.
2008 Daily Mail
Mischievous playboy diarist Taki Theodoracopulos set tongues wagging
with the "
Wedding bells? Party girl Rose Hanbury" altruistic suggestion in his
Spectator column that beguiling party girl Rose Hanbury is 'soon to
become a major marchioness'.
But Taki tells me: 'Why shouldn't they marry? He's a nice guy and
wants a wife. Plus, she likes him, and not just because he is a
London Standard recent article
says they've been dating for three years, so not a short-lived
According to his friends, it will be a small civil ceremony.
Hope this helps for those interested in the story.