St George Lowther, 4th Earl of Lonsdale

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"Self-conquest". Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1879

St George Henry Lowther, 4th Earl of Lonsdale (4 October 1855 – 8 February 1882) was a British nobleman, the eldest son of Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale and Emily Caulfeild. From 1872 until his accession in 1876, he was styled Viscount Lowther.

He married the Honourable Constance Gwladys Herbert, third daughter of the Victorian statesman Lord Herbert of Lea and sister of two earls of Pembroke, on 6 July 1878. They had one daughter:[1]

His racehorse Pilgrimage won both the One Thousand Guineas and the Two Thousand Guineas in 1878. He suffered from illness, possibly exacerbated from alcoholism, and died relatively young in 1882.[3] He was succeeded in the earldom by his younger brother, Hugh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "thePeerage.com". Retrieved 2007-01-12. 
  2. ^ Lady Juliet Lowther's issue is listed further down on this page. Retrieved 1 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Lowther Castle Conservation". Retrieved 2007-01-12. [dead link]
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Lowther
Earl of Lonsdale
1876–1882
Succeeded by
Hugh Lowther