Written about the year 1000 by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady-in-waiting to the Empress Akiko, the novel deals with the life and loves of Prince Genji and the world of the Heian court after his death.
She was looking for an assistant, a lady-in-waiting , really, and asked me if I'd like the job.
They stayed together, but Betjeman had affairs, the most significant with another glittering aristo, Lady Elizabeth Cavendish, lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.
Attended by a lady-in-waiting , the remarkable royal matriarch arrived at the north nave door and was conducted to the quire.
The letter was signed on the Queen's behalf by her lady-in-waiting .
Being a minor poet is like being minor royalty, and no one, as a former lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret once explained to me, is happy as that.
She divides her time between acting as a PA to her husband and being a lady-in-waiting to Princess Michael of Kent, so the red carpet existence the couple now live on the film awards circuit leaves her completely unfazed.
Indeed, residents of Iveragh Park in the heart of Killorglin, were doubly honoured as both the 2003 Queen of Puck and her lady-in-waiting are from the area.
Cavendish was the daughter of the Duke of Devonshire, a cousin of Lord David Cecil, et cetera, and became a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret - the next best thing, perhaps, to Betjeman bagging a royal.
He had left his wife, and the mother of his two children, Penelope Chetwode, for Elizabeth Cavendish, a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret and daughter of the Duke of Devonshire.