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Have you ever watched Bridgerton, The Crown or Downton Abbey and wondered what it's really like to be a Duchess? If so, this is the podcast for you.
Stately homes are manors, palaces, and castles of great historic significance. They were built by the finest architects, adorned with the finest treasures and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. They homed the most powerful families and, with their wealth and social pedigree, shaped the world we live in today.
Emma grew up far away from the aristocracy but her life changed forever when she married her husband - the 11th Duke of Rutland - and moved into Belvoir Castle. At once Emma became both a Duchess and custodian of one of Britain's most important buildings.
The Duchess wanted to learn more about this world, these homes, and the other empowering women who, just like her, work tirelessly to ensure they see tomorrow.
In this podcast the Duchess will travel to breathtaking homes, learn the epic tales of their construction, meet the historic figures that walked their halls, hear chilling ghost stories and the heartbreaking tales of romance. All of this whilst getting to know the inspiring, powerful women that work to find the delicate balance between preservation and transformation.
Join Emma on a very special journey. This is Duchess, the podcast.
Catherine Maxwell Stuart of Traquair House
Martha Lytton-Cobbold of Knebworth House
The Duchess of Fife at Kinnaird Castle
The Duchess of Argyll at Inveraray Castle
The Countess of Devon at Powderham Castle
Lady Mansfield of Scone Palace
Lady Derby of Knowsley Hall
Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill of Blenheim Palace
Lady Emma Ingilby of Ripley Castle
Demetra Lindsay of Hedingham Castle
Welcome to Duchess