Margaret Russell, Baroness Ampthill


Margaret Russell, Baroness Ampthill

Margaret Russell, Baroness Ampthill, GCVO, CI, GBE (8 October 1874 – 12 December 1957) was the daughter of the 6th Earl Beauchamp.

Born as Margaret Lygon, she married the 2nd Baron Ampthill, in Madresfield, Worcestershire on 6 October 1894 (2 days before her 20th birthday).

She was a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary, and in 1918 was made a Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire and a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order in 1946.

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