Showing posts from February, 2019

The Children of Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland

"Violet Manners, Marchioness of Granby" Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland was born Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay to the Hon. Charles Hugh Lindsay and Emilia Anne Browne . She married Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland. Their children were: Marjorie Harriet Paget, called "Victoria", later " Marjorie Paget, Marchioness of Anglesey " Robert Charles John Manners, Lord Hadden (he died young) John Henry Montagu Manners, later " John Manners, 9th Duke of Rutland " Violet Catherine Manners Diana Olivia Winifred Maud Manners, later " Lady Diana Cooper, Viscountess Norwich " (Diana's true father was English politician Henry Cust)


Portrait of Aglaia Coronio by Dante Gabriel Rossetti Origin: Greek Gender: Female Meaning: "Splendour, beauty" Pronunciation: ah-GLAH-ee-uh,   eh-GLY-uh, eh-GLY-ee-uh "Les Trois Grâces" by Carle Van Loo Other forms: Aglaea, Aglaya,  Aglaé, Aglaja Ever since I was little I've had an obsession with Greek mythology, which then eventually translated into a love for Greek names, and also Latin and Roman names. They have such a rich history and oftentimes a great meaning and wonderful sound, which to me produces undeniably beautiful names. And this name is no different. Aglaia, which means "splendour" or beauty", is also the name of the youngest of the Charites, or Graces, from mythology, all minor Goddesses that represented beauty, charm, nature, etc. They were said to be the daughters of Zeus and Eurynome, though othertimes they are the daughters of Aphrodite and Dionysus, or Helios and Aegle, a naiad. Aglaia is also the name of a

Conor McGregor Reveals Name of Baby Girl

Dee and Conor Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor has finally let us all in on the name of his daughter with his wife, Dee Devlin. They've named her Croia, which comes from the Irish word for "heart". It is pronounced "KREE-ah". The couple also has a son named Conor Jack McGregor Jr.