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Background imageVilliers Collection: Earl of Clarendon, Vanity Fair, Spy

Earl of Clarendon, Vanity Fair, Spy
EDWARD HYDE VILLIERS, 5th Earl of Clarendon (1846 -1914) Lord Hyde between 1846 and 1870. British Liberal Unionist politician and sportsman. Caption: The Lord Chamberlain Date: 1846 - 1914

Background imageVilliers Collection: Parma was a four-masted steel-hulled barque which was built in 1902 as Arrow for the

Parma was a four-masted steel-hulled barque which was built in 1902 as Arrow for the Anglo-American Oil Co Ltd, London. In 1912 she was sold to F. Laeisz, Hamburg, Germany

Background imageVilliers Collection: Peter Inchley (Villiers) 1965 Lightweight TT

Peter Inchley (Villiers) 1965 Lightweight TT

Background imageVilliers Collection: Peter Inchley at Quarter Bridge: 1966 Lightweight TT

Peter Inchley at Quarter Bridge: 1966 Lightweight TT
Peter Inchleys Villiers, basically a 125 Bultaco fitted with a Villiers motor unit, gained an unexpected third place in the 1966 Lightweight TT

Background imageVilliers Collection: Peter Inchley (Villiers) 1966 Lightweight TT

Peter Inchley (Villiers) 1966 Lightweight TT

Background imageVilliers Collection: Peter Inchley (Villiers) 1966 Southern 100

Peter Inchley (Villiers) 1966 Southern 100

Background imageVilliers Collection: George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, (1910)

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, (1910). Villiers, (1592-1628) was a favourite of King James I

Background imageVilliers Collection: CV Stanford - Downey cab

CV Stanford - Downey cab
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 - 1924) Irish musician

Background imageVilliers Collection: Faulkners Hotel, Villiers Street, Strand, London

Faulkners Hotel, Villiers Street, Strand, London Date: circa 1914

Background imageVilliers Collection: Charles Pelham Villiers

Charles Pelham Villiers Statesman

Background imageVilliers Collection: Charles Duke of Grafton

Charles Duke of Grafton
CHARLES FITZROY, second duke of GRAFTON grandsonn of Charles II and Barbara Villiers : statesman who held a succession of offices

Background imageVilliers Collection: Le métro Station Villiers, 1917. Creator: Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940)

Le métro Station Villiers, 1917. Creator: Vuillard, Édouard (1868-1940)
Le metro Station Villiers, 1917. Found in the Collection of the Musee Maurice Denis, Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Background imageVilliers Collection: Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt

Society at the Cataract Hotel, Assuan (Aswan), Egypt
Group of well-known people at the Cataract Hotel in Aswan, near the huge dam. Pictured are Sir Oliver Duncan (in white hat), Delia de Bagno, the Marquess of Huntly, Lady Joan Villiers

Background imageVilliers Collection: The Earl of Jersey at the Georgian Ball, Osterley Park, 1939

The Earl of Jersey at the Georgian Ball, Osterley Park, 1939
George Child Villiers(1910-1998), 9th Earl of Jersey and his second wife Virginia(1908-1996), the Countess of Jersey. Photographed under the portrait of his ancestor Francis Child at the Georgian

Background imageVilliers Collection: Colonel Villiers 22 HP Daimler veteran car, early 1900s

Colonel Villiers 22 HP Daimler veteran car, early 1900s

Background imageVilliers Collection: Monument to young Boer - Pretoria Cemetery, South Africa

Monument to young Boer - Pretoria Cemetery, South Africa
Monument to a Young Boer (Desire de Villiers) who died in Natal on 11th December 1899 at the age of 18 in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) - Pretoria Cemetery, South Africa

Background imageVilliers Collection: Grand Masters Crypt, Valletta, Malta

Grand Masters Crypt, Valletta, Malta
View inside the Grand Masters (Knights of Malta) Crypt, St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta, showing the sarcophagi of (left to right) Philippe Villiers de l'Isle Adam

Background imageVilliers Collection: Lord Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers

Lord Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers
George William Frederick Villiers, the 4th Earl of Clarendon (1800 - 1870), leading English Whig politician, who served as Lord Privy Seal

Background imageVilliers Collection: Charing Cross - Temporary Entrance 1864

Charing Cross - Temporary Entrance 1864
Temporary entrance to the station from Villiers Street. 1864

Background imageVilliers Collection: Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852 -1924. Irish composer, music teacher and conductor

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852 -1924. Irish composer, music teacher and conductor
878595 Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852 -1924. Irish composer, music teacher and conductor. From The Strand Magazine published 1897. by English School, (19th century); Private Collection

Background imageVilliers Collection: The Last Bivouac, the Crest of a Hill between Champigny and Villiers

The Last Bivouac, the Crest of a Hill between Champigny and Villiers, on the Night of 5 December 1870 (engraving)
1052644 The Last Bivouac, the Crest of a Hill between Champigny and Villiers, on the Night of 5 December 1870 (engraving) by Durand

Background imageVilliers Collection: Jean De Villiers & Richard Brown

Jean De Villiers & Richard Brown
Jean De Villiers and Richard Brown Barbarians V Australia Barbarians V Australia Wembley Stadium, London, England 03 December 2008 Date: 03 December 2008

Background imageVilliers Collection: Adam Ashley-Cooper, Dev Villiers & Francois Steyn

Adam Ashley-Cooper, Dev Villiers & Francois Steyn
Adam Ashley-Cooper, Dev Villiers and Francois Steyn Barbarians V Australia Barbarians V Australia Wembley Stadium, London, England 03 December 2008 Date: 03 December 2008

Background imageVilliers Collection: Pieter De Villiers & Fernandez Lopez

Pieter De Villiers & Fernandez Lopez
Pieter De Villiers and Fernandez Lopez France V Argentina France V Argentina Stade France, Paris, France 07 September 2007 Date: 07 September 2007

Background imageVilliers Collection: Peter De Villiers

Peter De Villiers South Africa Rugby UnionHead Coach England V South Africa, Investec Challenge Twickenham, Middlesex, England 22 November 2008 Date: 22 November 2008

Background imageVilliers Collection: Gordon D Arcy & Pieter De Villiers

Gordon D Arcy & Pieter De Villiers
Gordon D Arcy and Pieter De Villiers France V Ireland France V Ireland Stade France, Paris, France 21 September 2007 Date: 21 September 2007

Background imageVilliers Collection: Akona Ndungane, Pierre Spies & Jean De Villiers

Akona Ndungane, Pierre Spies & Jean De Villiers England V South Africa England V South Africa Twickenham, Middlesex, England 18 November 2006 Date: 18 November 2006

Background imageVilliers Collection: Ben Cohen & Jean De Villiers

Ben Cohen & Jean De Villiers England V South Africa England V South Africa Twickenham, Middlesex, England 18 November 2006 Date: 18 November 2006

Background imageVilliers Collection: George Smith & Jean De Villiers

George Smith & Jean De Villiers Barbarians V Australia Barbarians V Australia Wembley Stadium, London, England 03 December 2008 Date: 03 December 2008

Background imageVilliers Collection: Jean De Villiers & Ryan Cross

Jean De Villiers & Ryan Cross Barbarians V Australia Barbarians V Australia Wembley Stadium, London, England 03 December 2008 Date: 03 December 2008

Background imageVilliers Collection: Jean De Villiers

Jean De Villiers Barbarians & South Africa Rugby Union Barbarians V Australia Wembley Stadium, London, England 03 December 2008 Date: 03 December 2008

Background imageVilliers Collection: Pieter De Villiers

Pieter De Villiers France & Stade Francais Rugby Union France V Scotland Six Nations Stade France Paris 05 February 2005 Date: 05 February 2005

Background imageVilliers Collection: Kamran Akmal & Ab De Villiers

Kamran Akmal & Ab De Villiers Pakistan V South Africa Pakistan V South Africa Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 01 June 2009 Date: 01 June 2009

Background imageVilliers Collection: Johan Botha, Graeme Smith, Ab De Villiers & Herschelle G

Johan Botha, Graeme Smith, Ab De Villiers & Herschelle Gibbs England V South Africa England V South Africa Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 11 June 2009 Date: 11 June 2009

Background imageVilliers Collection: Ab De Villiers

Ab De Villiers Pakistan V South Africa Pakistan V South Africa Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 01 June 2009 Date: 01 June 2009

Background imageVilliers Collection: Ab De Villiers & Kamran Akmal

Ab De Villiers & Kamran Akmal Pakistan V South Africa Pakistan V South Africa Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 01 June 2009 Date: 01 June 2009

Background imageVilliers Collection: The Treaty of Commerce, 1860, between France and England (engraving)

The Treaty of Commerce, 1860, between France and England (engraving)
1620438 The Treaty of Commerce, 1860, between France and England (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Treaty of Commerce, 1860)

Background imageVilliers Collection: Lady Maria Theresa Lewis, from The Connoisseur Illustrated

Lady Maria Theresa Lewis, from The Connoisseur Illustrated
1772336 Lady Maria Theresa Lewis, from The Connoisseur Illustrated, published 1904 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century) (after); (add.info.: Lady Maria Theresa Lewis nee Villiers)

Background imageVilliers Collection: Villiers de L Ile-Adam (coloured engraving)

Villiers de L Ile-Adam (coloured engraving)
2802138 Villiers de L Ile-Adam (coloured engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Villiers de L Ile-Adam)

Background imageVilliers Collection: The Duke of Buckingham (George Villiers) and his army on the island of Re

The Duke of Buckingham (George Villiers) and his army on the island of Re, during the Siege of Saint-Martin-de-Re, near La Rochelle, France, 1627, part of the Anglo-French War (1627-1629). Date: 1627

Background imageVilliers Collection: New Year banquets held by the occupying Germans in Villiers and Champigny, Paris

New Year banquets held by the occupying Germans in Villiers and Champigny, Paris
3104953 New Year banquets held by the occupying Germans in Villiers and Champigny, Paris, 30 December 1870 and 2 January 1871 (colour litho) by German School

Background imageVilliers Collection: Gordon West talks to Miss Helen Villiers, the younger daughter of Lady Kahleen Villers at

Gordon West talks to Miss Helen Villiers, the younger daughter of Lady Kahleen Villers at a party organised by Lady Hadfield for the Committee and Patrons of Lady Mount Temples Midnight Matinee

Background imageVilliers Collection: His Duty Done by Frederic Villiers

His Duty Done by Frederic Villiers
French soldier leaving the trenches for the last time on a stretcher, comrades bow their heads in respect

Background imageVilliers Collection: Cartoon, The London Pavilion

Cartoon, The London Pavilion, Mr Villierss New Drum. Robert Edwin Villiers (1830-1904) was owner of the newly built London Pavilion music hall de luxe at Piccadilly Circus. 1885

Background imageVilliers Collection: Hybrid rhododendron, Etoile de Villiers

Hybrid rhododendron, Etoile de Villiers
Star of Villiers hybrid rhododendron, Etoile de Villiers. Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens and Hothouses of Europe

Background imageVilliers Collection: Poster advertising the Electricity Fairy and the various uses of Electricity

Poster advertising the Electricity Fairy and the various uses of Electricity
CHT163544 Poster advertising the Electricity Fairy and the various uses of Electricity, late 19th century (engraving) (b/w photo) by French School, (19th century); Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs

Background imageVilliers Collection: XIII Siecle, Villiers, Chevalier (engraving)

XIII Siecle, Villiers, Chevalier (engraving)
5220213 XIII Siecle, Villiers, Chevalier (engraving) by French School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: XIII Siecle, Villiers, Chevalier)

Background imageVilliers Collection: Mary Villiers, Dutchess of Lennox and Richmond, 1625-77. Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar

Mary Villiers, Dutchess of Lennox and Richmond, 1625-77. Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Mary Villiers, Dutchess of Lennox and Richmond, 1625-77



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"Villiers: A Legacy of Nobility, Speed, and Intrigue" Step into the world of Villiers, where history intertwines with adventure. From the illustrious Earl of Clarendon to the captivating pages of Vanity Fair and Spy magazine, it has left its mark on various realms. In 1902, Parma set sail as Arrow, a magnificent four-masted steel-hulled barque that would traverse oceans with grace and power. Its name may have changed over time, but its legacy as an emblem of maritime excellence remains. Fast forward to 1965 when Peter Inchley (Villiers) took on the Lightweight TT race with determination and skill. The roar of engines echoed through the air as he pushed boundaries in pursuit of victory. The following year saw him return for another thrilling display at both the Lightweight TT and Southern 100 races – a testament to his unwavering passion for speed. Capture a moment frozen in time - Peter Inchley (Villiers) racing past Quarter Bridge during the 1966 Lightweight TT. Adrenaline coursing through his veins as he navigates each turn with precision; this image encapsulates the essence of Villiers' dedication to pushing limits. But let us not forget George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham from times long ago. A man whose influence reverberated throughout history like waves crashing against rocky shores - leaving an indelible mark on society's tapestry. As we delve deeper into London's bustling streets, Faulkners Hotel stands tall on Villiers Street in Strand - a place where stories were woven amidst clinking glasses and whispered conversations late into the night. Charles Pelham Villiers emerges from our historical tapestry – a figure who championed reform during his tenure in Parliament. His voice resonated across chambers as he fought tirelessly for justice and progress. And lastly, Charles Duke of Grafton, a name that echoes through the annals of time.