Thursday, 20 December 2007

Earl of Rosebery

Archibald Philip Primrose, KG, PC, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847-1929)

Prime Minister (1894-1895) succeeded William Gladstone in office.

He was the son of Archibald Primrose, Lord Dalmeny (1809 – 1851), a Scottish Liberal politician, and Lady Catherine Stanhope, the daughter of Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl Stanhope and grandson of Archibald Primrose, 4th Earl of Rosebery.

He married the rich heiress Hannah Rothschild, only daughter of the Jewish banker Baron Mayer de Rothschild.

Arms: quarterly; 1 and 4, vert three primroses within a tressure flory counterflory, or (Primrose); 2 and 3, argent a lion rampant double queued sable (Cressy)
Source: Wikipedia - Earl of Rosebery
Seat: Dalmeny House

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