The annulment from Ruskin barred her from events at which Queen Victoria was present. Both she and her husband were considerably bothered, as she had been socially very active, although many in society were still prepared to receive her and to press her case sympathetically.  Eventually, when Millais was dying, the Queen relented through the intervention of her daughter Princess Louise , allowing Gray to attend an official function. Sixteen months after Millais' death, Effie died at Bowerswell on 23 December 1897  and was buried in Kinnoull churchyard, Perth, which is depicted in Millais's painting The Vale of Rest .
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