The Duke of Rutland’s Hunt
The hunt party of the Duke of Rutland before the First World War at the Cottesmore Hunt. 1914. Soon, the war and the conscription would break the hunts and the aristocracy country life of England was changed forever.
Leading the hunt was Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland (1852-1925), the Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minster Lord Salisbury. He was nicknamed, ‘Salisbury’s Manners,’ for his rank.