Mistress of The Robes To Queen Alexandra, 1901-1925
- 1901-1912: Louisa Montagu Douglas Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry
- 1913-1925: Winifred Cavendish-Bentinck, Duchess of Portland
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