BRITISH EMPIRE: ??400,000

Earl Farquhar, Court Official, banker and politician, left the British Royal Family the bulk of his fortune, valued at £400,000 (nearly $2,000,000).

The Earl was best man at the wedding of the Duke of Fife and the Princess Royal, King George's eldest sister; consequently he made their two daughters, Princess Arthur of Connaught* and Princess Maud his principal legatees.

Princess Arthur receives half of the residuary estate absolutely; of the remainder, after other bequests have been met, half is hers in trust for life and the...

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