1937 Rolls-Royce 25/30 Barker Limousine GWN78
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Car location: Bethesda, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
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1937 Rolls-Royce 25/30 Barker Limousine GWN78 for sale
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Chassis No. GWN78. Reg No. DLF 739. £35. 00.
Snippets: Birthplace of The Tudor Dynasty The first owner was Col Edward Beddington-Behrens whose served during both World Wars. In 1917 he was awarded the Military Cross for this conspicuous gallantry & a year later he was the recipient of a Bar for the MC. In 1931 he married the Barbara J Burton. only daughter of Sir Montague Burton - a Lithuanian Jew who was the founder of the Burton Clothing Empire. Jessie & Edward divorced after a few years & they both remarried. Edward's 2nd wife was Princess Irena Obolensky. a member of Russian Royalty. this marriage also ended in divorce with both parties remarrying. Col Edward's 3rd and last wife was Irene Adela Kane – her surname was changed from Kahn to Kane in 1945 by deedpoll. Edward's uncle was Sydney Schiff. an author who used the pseudonym of Stephen Hudson. his publications included: Concessions. Prince Hempseed. Celeste & Other Sketches. The Colonel's home was “The Palace” in Much Hadham which was the birthplace of Edmund Tudor. founder of the Tudor dynasty. In 1446 Henry V's widow Katherine was sent by the Bishop of London to his Palace in Much Hadham. where she gave birth to Edmund. Edmund was the son of Owen Tudor and Queen Katharine (making him the half-brother of Henry VI) and the father of Henry VII.
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