Brazenly, he had even brought Kent with him to Scotland for the party.Later, Colin and his family lounged on tartan rugs outside the boathouse on his favourite loch in the grounds of Glen, but only the enterprising Kent took a dip in the freezing waters.They are expected to fetch him between £750,000 and £1 million when they go under the hammer at Bonham's.'But it was our family home, and some of the things belong to me.This has been distressing, as Cody — the 17-year-old new Lord Glenconner — thought he was going to get everything of Colin’s in the West Indies.'The unusual marriage between Glenconner and Anne has been a source of fascination for years.He was once Princess Margaret's suitor, while she, the daughter of the Earl of Leicester, was the Princess's lady-in-waiting.
That was the last time I saw the eccentric old peer, because he invited me to the party, too, seating me next to him at lunch while most of his family were at the other end of the 40-strong dining table.And all the while on Colin’s face was his familiar look of mischief and malice.'My husband has given him about £3 million worth of land and stuff.Mr Adonai has already cleared the contents of his master's house.At that lunch, Glenconner boasted he was wearing a necklace of human bones, set by society jeweller Bulgari.
Most of the time he talked about Princess Margaret with whom he still seemed obsessed, but we also discussed his will. What he did not tell me was that he had excluded everyone else in the family as well, having visited St Lucian lawyers to leave all his Caribbean possessions to his manservant only months earlier.