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Herbert, (Mary) Elizabeth, Lady Herbert of Lea (1822–1911), Roman Catholic convert and philanthropist

Valerie Bonham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/53591

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Herbert, (Mary) Elizabeth, Lady Herbert of Lea (1822–1911), Roman Catholic convert and philanthropist, was born on 21 July 1822, the only daughter of General Charles Ashe À Court Repington (1785–1861), sometime MP for Heytesbury, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Gibbs (d. 1878)...

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Subjects: Religion ; Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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