Hugh Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale

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Hugh Cecil Lowther
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Nickname The Yellow Earl
Born 25 January, 1857
Died 13 April, 1944
Resting place Lowther Mausoleum, Churchyard of St Michael, Lowther, Cumbria
Spouse Not married
Children No children
Parents Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale[1]
Emily Susan Caulfeild[2]
Military service Colonel of 11th Battalion
The Border Regiment
Notes – Honours: KG,[3] GCVO,[4] DL[5]


The man that started it all[edit]

Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, 1930

Publications[edit]

  • Douglas Sutherland. (2015). The Yellow Earl: Almost an Emperor, Not Quite a Gentleman. Merlin Unwin Books. ISBN 978-1910723036


      References & Notes
  1. Henry Lowther, 3rd Ear of Lonsdale. Thepeerage.com. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 July 2016.
  2. Emily Susan Caulfeild. Thepeerage.com. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 July 2016.
  3. Knight of the Order of the Garter
  4. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  5. Deputy Lieutenant