Georgina Gascoyne-Cecil, Marchioness of Salisbury

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Georgina Charlotte Gascoyne-Cecil, Marchioness of Salisbury, VA, CI (1827 – 20 November 1899) was the wife of British statesman, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury.

Lady Salisbury was born in Paddington, the daughter of Sir Edward Alderson, a judge and a Baron of the Exchequer. On 11 July 1857, she married Lord Robert Cecil (later 3rd Marquess of Salisbury), a younger son of James Gascoyne-Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Salisbury (despite the disapproval of the latter), and they had eight children:

Lady Salisbury died at Hatfield House, aged 72.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Catherine Gladstone
Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1885–1886
Succeeded by
Catherine Gladstone
Preceded by
Catherine Gladstone
Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1886–1892
Succeeded by
Catherine Gladstone
Vacant
Title last held by
Catherine Gladstone
Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1895–1899
Vacant
Title next held by
The Lady Campbell-Bannerman
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lady Mary Sackville-West
Marchioness of Salisbury
1868–1899
Succeeded by
Lady Cicely Alice Gore