Rene Francois Joseph de Warren

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Rene Francois Joseph de Warren (1879-1926) was the self proclaimed Duke of Warren-Surrey.[1]


In 1914 he sued F. Cunliffe-Owen, who questioned his title in a libel suit for $25,000.[2]


  1. ^ "New York, Day by Day". The Evening Independent. March 11, 1914. Retrieved 2010-07-04. Rene Francois Joseph de Warren Duke of Warren Surrey was annoyed and insulted. His annoyance was due to the fact that he was detained in New York ... 
  2. ^ "Papal Duke Sues Writer. Warren-Surrey Brings Libel Action for $25,000 Damages". New York Times. April 29, 1914. Retrieved 2010-07-04. Counsel for Rene Francois Joseph de Warren, Duke of Warren-Surrey, who at the Hotel Gotham on March 2 announced that those who dared question his title would find themselves in serious trouble, filed papers yesterday with County Clerk Schneider in a libel suit for $25,000 against F. Cunliffe-Owen, one of the busiest questioners of the Duke's title on this side of the Atlantic.