Howard, Rosalind Frances (1845–1921)

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Howard, Rosalind Frances (1845–1921)

Countess of Carlisle who was a champion of women's rights and temperance reform. Name variations: Rosalind Stanley. Born Rosalind Frances Stanley in England, in 1845; died on August 12, 1921; daughter of Edward John (1802–1868), 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley, and Henrietta Maria Dillon (d. 1895); sister of Henrietta Blanche Stanley (d. 1921, who married David Ogilvy); married George Howard (1843–1911), 9th earl of Carlisle, on October 4, 1864; children: Charles James Howard (b. 1867), 10th earl of Carlisle; Hubert George Howard (b. 1871); Lt. Christopher Edward Howard (b. 1873); Lt. Oliver Howard (b. 1875); Geoffrey William Howard (b. 1877); Michael Francis Howard (b. 1880); Mary Henrietta Howard (who married George Gilbert Aimé Murray, a professor of Greek); Cecilia Maude Howard (d. 1947, who married Charles Henry Roberts); Dorothy Georgiana Howard (who married Francis Robert Eden, 6th baron Henley); Elizabeth Dacre Howard (died young); Aurea Fredeswyde Howard (who married Denyss Wace and Major Thomas MacLeod).

The daughter of Henrietta Maria Dillon and Edward John, second Baron Stanley of Alderley, Rosalind Howard was said to have possessed an astute business sense which she put to use on the political front. She served as president of the National British Women's Temperance Association in 1903, as well as the Women's Liberal Federation from 1891 to 1901, and 1906 to 1914. She married George Howard, the ninth earl of Carlisle, in 1864, and had 11 children.

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