Rowland Baring, 2nd Earl of Cromer
The Earl of Cromer
|Preceded by||The Duke of Atholl|
|Succeeded by||The Earl of Clarendon|
Rowland Thomas Baring, 2nd Earl of Cromer,(29 November 1877 – 13 May 1953), styled Viscount Errington between 1901 and 1917, was a British diplomat and courtier.
Lord Cromer married Lady Ruby Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, daughter of Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, on 4 April 1908. They had three children:
- Lady Rosemary Ethel Baring (1908–2004), married Lt.-Col. J.D. Hills and had issue.
- Lady Violet Mary Baring (b. 17 December 1911), married Major Mervyn Vernon.
- George Rowland Stanley Baring, 3rd Earl of Cromer (1918–1991)
In the 2005 film Mrs Henderson Presents, Cromer is portrayed by actor Christopher Guest. In the Downton Abbey 2013 Christmas Special, he is portrayed by the series' historical consultant, Alastair Bruce.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Cromer
The Duke of Atholl
| Lord Chamberlain
The Earl of Clarendon
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
| Earl of Cromer
George Rowland Stanley Baring