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Berrington Hall, Herefordshire (Accredited Museum)
Vivienne, wife of the 2nd Lord Cawley, continued to live at Berrington after the estate came to The National Trust. She received this telegram from the Queen to mark her 100th birthday in 1978. Look closely and see if you can spot the mistake in the Queen’s message.
Document: Framed telegram from H.M. Queen sent to Vivienne, Lady Cawley on her 100th birthday. Contains the misspelt message: ‘The Queen is much interested to her that you are celebrating your one hundredth birthday and sends you warm congratulations and good wishes’