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Rice, Elizabeth Spring-, d. 1908 (née Butcher, wife of 2nd Baron Monteagle of Brandon)



Elizabeth Butcher was born on 5 February 1849, eldest daughter of the Most Rev. Rt. Hon. Samuel Butcher, Lord Bishop of Meath and Mary Leahy. Elizabeth married Thomas Spring Rice (1849-1926), 2nd Baron Monteagle of Brandon on 26 October 1875. They had three children, Stephen Edmond (1877-1900), Mary Ellen (1880-1924) and Thomas Aubrey (1883-1934). Elizabeth died on 27 April 1908.

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MONTEAGLE, Lady Elizabeth, 18 Jul 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/53
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Single letter from Lady Elizabeth Monteagle of Brandon to Horace Darwin dated 18 July 1900 thanking him for the kindness he showed to her late son, Stephen Edmond Spring Rice (d. 7 April 1900), when he was a student at Cambridge the previous year.

Dates: 18 Jul 1900
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