Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale

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Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale (27 March 1818 – 15 August 1876) was a British nobleman and Conservative politician, the eldest son of Hon Henry Cecil Lowther and Lady Lucy Sherard. His paternal grandfather was William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale and his maternal grandfather was Philip Sherard, 5th Earl of Harborough.

He married Emily Susan Caulfeild on 31 July 1852. They had six children:[1]

In 1868, he succeeded his uncle William in his Lord Lieutenancies, and in 1872 as Earl of Lonsdale.

In 1870, he became Master of the Cottesmore Hunt.[2]


  1. ^ "thePeerage.com". Retrieved 2007-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Cottesmore Hunt History". Retrieved 2007-01-12. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Edward Stanley
Samuel Irton
Member of Parliament for West Cumberland
1847 – 1872
With: Edward Stanley 1847–1852
Samuel Irton 1852–1857
Sir Henry Wyndham 1857–1860
Percy Scawen Wyndham 1860–1872
Succeeded by
Percy Scawen Wyndham
The Lord Muncaster
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Lonsdale
Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland
Succeeded by
The Lord Muncaster
Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Musgrave, Bt
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Lowther
Earl of Lonsdale
Succeeded by
St George Lowther