Donald Trump’s gift from Theresa May revealed

Theresa May gave Donald Trump an illustrated family tree showing his Scottish heritage as a gift to mark his first visit to the UK as US President.

The chart traces his family back three generations through his mother, Mary Anne Macleod, who was born in 1912 on the Isle of Lewis in the Hebrides.

It goes back to the birth of his great, great, great, grandfather, Kenneth Macleod, born near Stornoway in 1776, the year America declared Independence from Britain.

The chart is set against the background of the 19th century official Ordnance Survey map of the area.

Genealogy firm Heir Line Ltd say the research for such a document would cost around £900. The vintage map is likely to have cost another £30.

The family tree was drawn up by the Foreign Office, a Number 10 source said.

First Lady Melania Trump was given a bespoke perfume by J Floris Ltd, the appointed perfumer to the Queen and the oldest independent family perfumer in the world.

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Their products are believed to have been used by Winston Churchill, Florence Nightingale, Marylin Monroe and Princess Diana.

The fragrance, thought to have cost around £4,500, comprises elements of Sakura cherry blossom, rose heart and bergamot – which has the distinctively British scent of Earl Grey tea.

A Number 10 source said it was uncertain whether details of President Trump’s gifts to Mrs May would be revealed today, as they are liaising with the White House.

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