The Duchess of Cambridge’s Ancestors Discovered on Film
THREE FILMS FROM THE ARCHIVE FEATURING MEMBERS OF THE MIDDLETON FAMILY
• Film: Lord Mayor of Leeds (1915). The Lord Mayor, Sir Charles Lupton is Kate Middleton's great-great-great uncle. The footage also shows the Duchess' great-great grandfather, Francis Lupton who was the brother of Sir Charles Lupton. Sir Charles' other two brothers, Arthur and Hugh, are also in the film and they are the Duchess' other great-great-great uncles.
• Film: Armistice Day (1926). The Lady Mayoress, Isabella Lupton, is the Duchess of Cambridge's great-great-great aunt and she was married to Lord Mayor Hugh Lupton.
• Film: Princess Mary (1927). This footage again shows Kate Middleton's great-great-great uncle and aunt the Lord Mayor of Leeds Hugh Lupton and Lady Mayoress Isabella Lupton greeting Princess Mary. Princess Mary was King George VI's sister and is therefore Prince William's great-great Aunt.