Lord Charles Beresford
Charles William de la Poer Beresford, 1st Baron Beresford GCB GCVO (10 February, 1846 – 6 September, 1919), known as Lord Charles Beresford until 1916, was a British Admiral and Member of Parliament.
- Very sorry can't come. Lie follows by post.
- Telegram to the Prince of Wales, declining a summons to dine.
- Quoted in R. Nevill, The World of Fashion, 1837-1922 (1923), ch. 5