Stella Tennant

2004 Costume Institute Gala Dangerous Liaisons

Place of Birth: Scotland, UK

Date of Birth: 17 December 1970

Ethnicity: Scottish, English

Stella Tennant is a British model. She is the daughter of Lady Emma Cavendish and The Hon. Tobias William Tennant. She is a second cousin of artist Daphne Guinness, through their great-grandparents, Sydney and David Freeman-Mitford.

Stella’s paternal grandparents were Christopher Grey Tennant, 2nd Baron Glenconner (the son of Edward Priaulx Tennant, 1st Baron Glenconner, and of Pamela Adelaide Genevieve Wyndham), and Elizabeth Powell (the daughter of Lt.-Col. Evelyn George Harcourt Powell and Phyllis Olive Barbara Pryor).

Stella’s maternal grandparents were Andrew Robert Buxton Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire (the son of Edward William Spencer Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire, and of Lady Mary Alice Gascoyne-Cecil, Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire), and Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford, Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (the daughter of David Bertram Ogilvy Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale, and of Sydney Bowles). Stella’s grandmother Deborah was one of the well-known aristocratic siblings the Mitford sisters.


Genealogy of Stella Tennant –

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