It was in 1899 that the Duke of Newcastle married Miss Kathleen Candy, a lady with whom he has much in common. Both are keenly devoted to animals, horses and dogs being their special favourites. As a matter of fact, the Duchess is one of the cleverest dog fanciers in England, and as a judge and exhibitor, especially of fox terriers, she has few equals. As a dealer once said, when advised to offer a valuable spaniel which he possessed to her Grace, " It would not suit me to do that. Her Grace knows the market value just a bit too well to suit my fancy." The Duchess shares her husband's fondness for music and photography, and much prefers the charms of country life to the whirl of society in town. The marriage has been childless, and the Duke's present heir is his only brother, Lord Francis Hope.
The Duchess of Newcastle Esme Collings