Aristocracy and Homeopathy

In the British and Foreign Homeopathic Directory compiled by Frederick Hervey Foster Quin and George Atkin, there are lists of patrons of Homeopathic dispensaries and hospitals.

They read like an extract from Burke’s or Debrett’s, and include Royalty, minor Royalty, the Aristocracy, the Gentry, Members of Parliament, the Ranks of the Armed Forces, Captains of Industry, prominent businessmen and the Clergy, including several Popes.

The following list is a work in progress.

James Hamilton 1st Duke of Abercorn 1811 – 1885*

Henry Austin Bruce 1st Baron Aberdare 1815 – 1895*

George Hamilton Gordon 4th Earl of Aberdeen 1784 – 1860*

Marchioness of Abergavenny

Ferdinand Richard Edward Dalberg Acton, 7th Baronet 1801 – 1837*

Princess Adelaide of Saxe Meiningen Queen Dowager Adelaide 1792 – 1849*

Count Nikolay Vladimirovich Adlerberg 1819 – 1892*

Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg and Gotha 1819 – 1861*

George Thomas Keppel 6th Earl of Albemarle 1799 – 1891*

William Coutts Keppel Viscount Bury 7th Earl of Albemarle 1832 – 1894*

Earl of Aldborough involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949.

Christian Frederick Charles Alexander, Margrave of Brandenburg Ansbach Margrave of Anspach (Margravine of Auspach) was a patient of Frederick Hervey Foster Quin,

Major General Sir James Edward Alexander 1803 – 1885*

Alexandra of Denmark 1844 – 1925*

Tsar Alexander I 1777 –  1825*

Tsar Alexander II 1818 – 1881*

Tsar Alexander III 1845 – 1894*

Alice Duchess of Gloucester 1901 –  2004*

Georg Karl Frederick Duke of Altenburg 1796 – 1853

William Pitt Amherst 2nd Earl Amherst 1805 – 1886*

Lord Ampthill

Henry William Paget 1st Marquess of Anglesey1768 – 1854*

Duke Ferdinand of Anhalt Kothen

Princess Anne

Richard Whately Archbishop of Dublin 1787 – 1863 *

John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell 9th Duke of Argyll 1845 – 1914*

Thomas Ashburnam Earl of Ashburnam involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949.

Herbert Henry Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1852 – 1928*

Clement Richard Attlee 1st Earl Attlee 1883 – 1967*

Ernest Augustus I 1771 – 1851*

Archduke John of Austria

Francis I of Austria 1768 – 1835*

Udolphus Aylmer 7th Baron Aylmer 1814-1901involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949, on the committee of the British Homeopathic Association

Princess Sophie Wilhelmine of Sweden Grand Duchess of Baden 1801 – 1865*

Sir Colville Herbert Sanford Barclay 14th Baronet 1913 – 2010 see The Royal London Homeopathic Hospital 1960

Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset 8th Duke of Beaufort 1824 – 1899*

Francis Russell 7th Duke of Bedford 1788 – 1861*

Vicomte Auguste Arthur Beugnot 1797 -1865*

Major Blake patron of the London Homeopathic Hospital

John Arthur Douglas Bloomfield Letter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield, Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 20 Apr 1864. States that he is sorry to hear he had been unwell and asks if he had tried homeopathic medicine.

The Bonaparte family*

Comte Henry de Bonneval

Edward Benjamin Britten 1st Baron Britten 1913 – 1976*

Baron Samuel Von Brukenthal 1721 – 1803*

William Duke of Brunswick 1806 – 1884

Moura (Maria Ignatievna Zakrevskaya Benckendorff) Budberg

Baroness Von Marenholtz Bulow Marie was passionate about homeopathy

Lady Belfast

Henry Peter Brougham 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux 1778 – 1868*

Christian Karl Josias Baron von Bunsen 1791 –1860*

Sir Francis Burdett 5th Baronet 1770 – 1844*

Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset 8th Duke of Beaufort 1824 – 1899*

Marguerite Power Farmer Gardiner Countess of Blessington 1789 –  1849*

George Cadogan 3rd Earl Cadogan 1783 – 1864*

James Key Caird 1st Baronet 1837 – 1916*

Lord Calthorpe

Princess and Landgravine Augusta of Hesse Cassel Duchess of Cambridge 1797 – 1889*

Prince Adolphus Frederick Duke of Cambridge 1774 – 1850*

Charlotte, Countess Canning 1817 – 1861*

George William Frederick Howard 7th Earl of Carlisle 1802 – 1864, styled Viscount Morpeth from 1825 to 1848, was a British politician, statesman and orator – accused of being a supporter of homeopathy by John Rose Cormack in his letter to the British Medical Journal 29.7.1851 Our Relations with Homeopathy

Princess Augusta of Hesse Cassel Duchess of Cambridge involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949.

Duke of Cambridge

Hugh Frederick Vaughan Campbell 4th Earl Cawdor 1870 – 1914*

Charles William Bury 2nd Earl of Charleville 1801 – 1851*

Francois Rene Vicomte de Chateaubriand 1768 – 1848*

Earl of Chester involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949.

George Stanhope 6th Earl of Chesterfield 1805 – 1866*

George Horatio Cholmondeley 2nd Marquess of Cholmondeley 1792 – 1870*

Count Karel Chotek High Burgrave 1783 – 1868

Christian IX (9th) of Denmark

The Princess Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig Holstein by marriage1846 – 1923 was a member of the British Royal Family, the third daughter and fifth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg and Gotha.

Andrew Clark 1st Baronet 1826  –1893*

 

 

Charles Mansfield Clarke 1st Baronet 1782 – 1857*

Sir James Clarke

John Vesey Parnell 2nd Baron Congleton 18051883*

Prince Arthur of Connaught 1883 –  1938*

Alexander William Crawford Lindsay 8th Earl of Balcarres 25th Earl of Crawford 1812 – 1880*

James Lindsay 7th Earl of Balcarres and 24th Earl of Crawford 1783 – 1869*

Marie Comtesse d’Agoult 18051876*

Duke of d’Eryl Melz

Lord Dalling

Henry William Dashwood 5th Baronet 1816 – 1889*

Mary Deerhurst, Lady Coventry 1791 – 1845*

George Grimston Craven 3rd Earl of Craven 1841 – 1883*

Elizabeth Cavendish Duchess of Devonshire 1759 – 1824*

Richard Walter Hely Hutchinson 6th Earl of Donoughmore 1875 – 1948*

Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas Home 13th Earl of Home 1873 – 1951*

Lady Drummond

Baron Duben of Sweden

Earl of Dudley

Earl of Dysart

Sir Culling Eardley Eardley 3rd Baronet 1805 – 1863*

Robert Anthony Eden 1st Earl of Avon 1897 – 1977*

Alfred Ernest Albert, Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Kent and Earl of Ulster 1844 – 1900*

Edward VII 1841 –  1910*

Edward VIII 1894 – 1972*

Thomas Bruce 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine 1766 – 1841*

Viscount Elibank

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1900 – 2002*

Queen Elizabeth II

Francis Egerton 1st Earl of Ellesmere 1800 – 1857*

Lord Ernle

Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, formerly Ernest III, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld 1784 – 1844

Prince Paul Anton III Esterhazy 1786 – 1866*

Arthur Algernon Capell 6th Earl of Essex 1803 – 1892*

Empress Eugenie

William Alleyne Cecil Lord Burghley 3rd Marquess of Exeter 1825 – 1895*

William Fergusson 1st Baronet 1808 – 1877*

Count Imre Emmerich Festetics 1769 – 1847*

Charles Joseph Comte de Flahaut 1785 – 1870*

Francis I of Naples 1777 – 1830*

Franz Joseph I 1830 – 1916*

King Frederick VII

Frederick William III of Prussia

Count von Fuchs

Joseph Albert Jack Pease 1st Baron Gainford 1860 – 1943*

James Gambier 1st Baron Gambier 1756 – 1833*

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) 1865 – 1936*

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) 1895 – 1952*

Duke of Gloucester patron of the Homeopathic Trust

Lord Francis Gordon MP involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949, Vice President of the London Homeopathic Hospital, on the committee of the British Homeopathic Association.

George Hamilton Gordon 4th Earl of Aberdeen Prime Minister of Britain.

Granville Leveson Gower 1st Earl Granville 1773 – 1846*

John Gray 15th Lord Gray 1798 – 1867*

Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey 1764 – 1845*

King of Greece

Lady Charlotte Greville 1775 –  1862*

Edmund Beckett 1st Baron Grimthorpe 18161905*

Robert Grosvenor 1st Baron Ebury 1801 – 1893*

Comte Sebastien Gaeten Salvador Maxime Des Guidi 1769 – 1863*

King Guillaume I

Gustaf V of Sweden 1858 – 1950*

Count Gyulay

Haakon VII of Norway 1872  – 1957*

Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon

King and Queen of Hanover

Lord Headley

Duke of Hesse Darmstadt

Henry Edward Fox, 4th Baron Holland of Holland and 4th Baron Holland of Foxley and his wife Mary Augusta Fox, Lady Holland

John Frederick William Herschel 1st Baronet 1792 – 1871*

Countess Rosalie von Rauch Countess of Hohenau 1820 – 1879

Henry Holland 1st Baronet 1788 – 1873*

Lord Home

Lord Horder

Maria Isabella of Spain

Archduke Johann of Austria

John Henry Kennaway 3rd Baronet 1837 – 1919*

John Maynard Keynes 1st Baron Keynes 1883 – 1946*

Arthur Fitzgerald 10th Lord Kinnaird 1814 – 1887*

Earl of Kintore

Count Kolowrat

William Arbuthnot Lane 1st Baronet 1856 – 1943*

Henry Charles Keith Petty Fitzmaurice 5th Marquess of Lansdowne 18451927*

Leopold I (Leopold George Christian Frederick) Prince of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony 1790 – 1865*

George Wyndham 1st Baron Leconfield 1787 –  1869*

Ferdinand Marie Vicomte de Lesseps 1805 – 1894*

Earl of Lichfield

Chevalier Lichtenfelz

Prince Lichtenstein

Coutts Lindsay 2nd Baronet Trotter of Westville 1824 – 1913*

John Trotter Lindsay 10th Earl of Lindsay 1827 – 1894*

George Ponsonby O’Callaghan 2nd Viscount Lismore 1815 – 1898*

Charles Locock 1st Baronet 1799 – 1875*

Charles II Duke of Parma 1799 – 1883 and his mother Maria Louisa Duchess of Lucca 1782 – 1824*

Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon

Empress Marie Louise of Austria

Maurice Harold Macmillan 1st Earl of Stockton 1894 – 1986*

Arthur de Vere Capell Viscount Malden 1826 – 1879*

John Winston Spencer Churchill 7th Duke of Marlborough 1822 –1883*

King Maximillian II of Bavaria

Duchess of Melford (possibly Albertine de Rotberg – 1842)*

Grand Duke Mikhail 1798 – 1848

Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound 2nd Earl of Minto 1782 – 1859*

James More Molyneux 1805 – 1874*

Richard Monckton Milnes 1st Baron Houghton 18091885*

Norman Moore 1st Baronet 1847 – 1922*

James Outram 1st Baronet 1803 – 1863*

Albert Edmund Parker 3rd Earl of Morley 1843 – 1905*

Lord Moynihan

Countess Musard*

Queen Dowager of Naples

Henry Pelham Pelham Clinton 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyme 1811 – 1864*

Tsar Nicholas I 1796 – 1855*

Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918*

Algernon George Percy 6th Duke of Northumberland 1810 – 1899*

Lord Bishop of Norwich

Lord Nugent

Jose Nunez Pernia Marquis de Nunez 1805 – 1879*

Queen Olga of Wurttemberg

Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Count D’Orsay 1801 – 1852*

Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston 1784 – 1865*

John Dean Paul involved in the founding the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949.

Helen Percy, Duchess of Northumberland Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon laid the foundation stone for the new nurses home at the London Homeopathic Hospital in 1911.

Louis Philippe granted the license for Samuel Hahnemann to practice homeopathy in Paris.

Pope Pius IX 1792 – 1878*

Earl of Plymouth

John Ponsonby 1st Viscount Ponsonby 1770 – 1855*

Pope Gregory XVI 1765 – 1846*

Mr Pritchard High Baliff of Southwark patron of the London Homeopathic Hospital

 

 

Lady Radstock

Baron Rehausen

Charles Gordon Lennox 5th Duke of Richmond 1791 – 1860*

Frederick Sleigh Roberts 1st Earl Roberts 1832 – 1914*

Henry Robinson Montagu 6th Baron Rokeby 1798 – 1883*

Charles Marsham 3rd Earl of Romney 1808 – 1874*

Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

James de Rothschild 1792 – 1868*

Lord William Russell 1767 – 1840

Giordano III Fulco Ruffo di Calabria Santapau 1773 – 1852

Lord Cosmo Russell 1817 – 1875*

Princess of Dagmar, the Empress of Russia

Constance Marie Theis, Princess de Salm Dyck 1767  – 1845*

King of Sardinia

Frederick Augustus II of Saxony 1797 – 1854

Earl of Scarborough

Karl Philipp Furst zu Schwarzenberg 1771 – 1820*

Walter Scott 1st Baronet 1771 – 1832*

John Villiers Shelley 7th Baronet Shelley of Michelgrove 1808 – 1867*

Evelyn J Shirley MP patron of the London Homeopathic Hospital

John Talbot 16th Earl of Shrewsbury 1791 – 1852*

Captain Felix V Smith patron of the London Homeopathic Hospital

Prince Solms

Prince of Sonderhausen

Philip Henry Stanhope 4th Earl Stanhope 1781 – 1855*

William Wedgwood Benn 1st Viscount Stansgate 1877 – 1960*

Edward Strachey Third Baronet 1812 – 1901*

George Henry Charles Byng 3rd Earl of Strafford 1830 – 1898*

Dowager Emily Lady Suffield

 

George Granville William Sutherland Leveson Gower 3rd Duke of Sutherland 1828 – 1892*

John Robert Townshend 1st Earl Sydney 1805 –  1890*

John Townshend 1805 – 1890 Viscount Sydney 1st Earl Sydney involved in the foundation of the London Homeopathic Hospital 1949.

Mary Adelaide of Cambridge Duchess of Teck 1833 – 1897*

Evan Frederic Morgan, Lord Tredegar 1893 – 1949*

Charles Edward Trevelyan, 1st Baronet,1807 – 1886

Mr. Truman MP patron of the London Homeopathic Hospital

Charles Henry Turner Bishop of Islington 1842 – 1923*

Edward Marjoribanks 2nd Baron Tweedmouth 1849 – 1909*

Queen Victoria 1819 – 1901*

Sarah Sophia Villiers Countess of Jersey 1785 – 1867*

Julie Amalie Elisabeth von Voss, Countess von Ingenheim

Sarah Waldegrave Countess of Waldegrave 1787 – 1873*

Charles Prince of Wales

Diana Princess of Wales 1961 – 1997*

Prince William of Wales

Prince Carl Ottingen Wallerstein foundedThe Homeopathic Hospital in Munich in 1836, and his physician was Joseph Reubel.

Princess Julie zu Ottingen Wallerstein provided generous funds to the Munich Homeopathic Clinic Association.

William Watkins ?of William Watkins Ltd? patron of the London Homeopathic Hospital

Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington 1769 – 1852*

Francis Richard Charteris 10th Earl of Wemyss Lord Elcho 1818 – 1914*

Richard Grosvenor Earl Grosvenor 2nd Marquess of Westminster 17951869*

Hugh Lupus Grosvenor 1st Duke of Westminster 1825 – 1899*

King William IV

Thomas Egerton 2nd Earl of Wilton 17991882*

Sarah Duchess of York

2 thoughts on “Aristocracy and Homeopathy”

  1. thank you for your beautiful work !

    may I link to it from my website – classical homeopathy?
    may the Society of Danish Classical Homeopaths link to you?

    do you know Homeopathic World Community – it may be an interesting place for you-

    regards
    ingrid

  2. Hi Ingrid

    Thanks you for your kind words and I would be happy to link up..

    The Homeopathic World Community do great work and I am familiar with it…

    Sue

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