British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli’s wife Mary Anne Disraeli, 1st Viscountess Beaconsfield, pre-deceased her husband in 1872. What was one of the more remarkable items found among her belongings after her death.

Answer: Envelopes were found continuing the hair from every haircut which Disraeli had ever had, retained by her as a keepsake.

Source: Disraeli by Robert Blake; The Lion and the Unicorn – Gladstone vs Disraeli by Richard Aldous; General Historical Texts

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