Marina Hanbury, Sarah Rose Hanbury’s sister: Facts To Know

Marina Hanbury, Sarah Rose Hanbury's sister: Facts To Know

Who is Marina Hanbury?

Marina Hanbury, a well-known British socialite and former model, is widely known as the sister of Sarah Rose Hanbury. Marina’s sister, Sarah Rose Hanbury belongs to the inner circle of Prince William and Princess Kate.

Marina was born in 1983. She is married to the 7th Earl of Durham, Edward Lambton. She is on the infamous Socialite list.

She has four children with her husband: Lady Stella Rose Lambton, the Hon. Claud Timothy Lambton, Lady Acony Belle Lambton, and Arthur Lambton.

Marina Hanbury is a former model

Marina Hanbury’s career has been mainly in the fields of modeling and politics. She was a model with Storm Agency along with her sister Rose. She later worked as a parliamentary assistant to Kate Hoey, M.P., until 2010.

She is also the current custodian of Villa Cetinale, a 17th-century villa in Tuscany that she inherited from her husband’s father. She has been involved in the renovation and promotion of the villa, which has been featured in a book by Alex Eagle and in the TV show Succession.

Marina has two siblings

Marina Hanbury belongs to a nuclear family of five. Her family includes her father, Timothy Hanbury, a website designer, and her mother, Emma, a woman who operates a fashion business.

The family also includes David Mark, a younger brother to Marina. David has no social media presence and therefore has little information on the Internet.

Both Marina Hanbury and her sister, Sarah Rose Hanbury used to work for the Storm modeling agency. They gave up modeling to pursue careers in politics. They married wealthy old aristocrats.

Marina is married to Edward Richard Lambton, despite a 20-year-old difference

Marina Hanbury married the 7th Earl of Durham, Edward ‘Ned’ Lambton, who is 20 years older than her, in January 2011. She is the third wife of Edward Lambton.

Edward Richard Lambton, 7th Earl of Durham, born October 19, 1961, known by a lot as Ned Lambton, is a British nobleman and musician. He was a member of the country band Pearl, TN.

He was the youngest and only son of Belinda Blew-Jones and Antony, Viscount Lambton, the eldest surviving son of John Lambton, 5th Earl of Durham, and was born in 1961. To commemorate his birth, a bonfire was lit at the summit of Penshaw Hill (originally part of the Lambton Estate).

Marina Hanbury’s husband, Edward had three marriages and two divorces. He married Christabel Mary McEwen, the daughter of Rory McEwen who is the younger son of Sir John McEwen, 1st Baronet, and Romana von Hofmannsthal, the daughter of Raimund von Hofmannsthal and Ava Alice Muriel Astor, in 1983. They had one son named Frederick Lambton, Viscount Lambton who was born on February 23, 1985.

Christabel McEwen and Edward Lambton divorced in 1995. She later married musician Jools Holland. Marina Hanbury’s Lambton married Catherine FitzGerald, an Anglo-Irish aristocrat and the daughter of Desmond FitzGerald, 29th Knight of Glin, and Olda Ann Willes, on October 19, 1995. They split in 2002 since they had no children from their marriage. She then married actor Dominic West. Edward Lambton also has a daughter from a previous relationship, Molly (born in 2000).

Marina Hanbury and Edward Lambton are parents of four children

The union between Marina and her husband, Edward has produced four children. Their oldest child, Lady Rose Lambton was born on October 25, 2011. She was then followed by Claud Timothy Lambton, born on September 1, 2015.

On November 8, 2017, the couple had their third child, Lady Belle Lambton, who was also followed by Arthur Lambton

Marina is in charge of her husband’s villa, Villa Centinale

Marina Hanbury is also the current keeper of Villa Cetinale, a 17th-century Tuscan villa featured in Alex Eagle’s novel and the TV drama Succession.

Villa Cetinale is a 17th-century Baroque villa and Italian garden in Tuscany, near Siena. It was built by Cardinal Flavio Chigi, a nephew of Pope Alexander VII, and designed by the architect Carlo Fontana. The villa is famous for its expansive gardens, which are arranged in classic symmetry and feature statues, fountains, walkways, and woodland paths, so beautiful a sight. The villa also has a monastery on the hill above, which can be reached by a long avenue of cypress trees. A place tourists love to visit. 

The villa was acquired by Antony Lambton, the 6th Earl of Durham, in 1977 and restored by him until his death in 2006. It is now owned by his son Edward Lambton, the 7th Earl of Durham, and his wife Marina Hanbury. The villa is available for private rental and garden tours.