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Gladys Mary Juliet Herbert, ??-1917

Nationality: English
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Date of Death: 1917
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Gladys Mary Juliet Herbert of Bulbridge House, Wilton, became Lady Lonsdale in 1878 when she married the 4th Earl of Lonsdale. They had a daughter in 1881, Gladys Mary Juliette. Lonsdale died in 1882. In 1885 she married the Earl de Grey and became the Countess de Grey.


Lady Lonsdale was a professional beauty and a close friend of the actress and society beauty Lillie Langtry. Following her marriage to the Earl de Grey her London address was 14-15 Carlton House Terrace. The Earl also had a country home at Lowther Castle, Penrith, and Whitehaven Castle, Cumberland.


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