Denbigh, Earl Rudolph William Basil

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Denbigh, Earl Rudolph William Basil

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9 April 1823 - 10 March 1892

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Rudolph William Basil Feilding, 8th Earl of Denbigh, 7th Earl of Desmond (9 April 1823 – 10 March 1892) was a British peer, succeeding to his titles on the death in 1865 of his father, the 7th Earl of Denbigh. He was noted as a Roman Catholic convert, and founder of the Franciscan monastery at Pantasaph, North Wales. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was president of the University Pitt Club and took the degree of M.A. in 1844.

He was received into the Catholic Church in 1850, and took an active part in many Catholic works of charity under Cardinal Wiseman. As Viscount Feilding he was appointed honorary treasurer, jointly with Viscount Campden and Archibald J. Dunn, of the Peter's Pence Association. In 1850 he was appointed High Sheriff of Flintshire.

He married Mary Berkeley and had, among others, a son and successor Rudolph Feilding, 9th Earl of Denbigh (1859-1939); his second son Everard Feilding (1867-1936), Hon. Sec. of the Society for Psychical Research; and a daughter Lady Winefride Mary Elizabeth (24 September 1868 - 24 February 1959), who married, on 11 May 1889, to Gervase Elwes.

For more information, see Wikipedia entry at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolph_Feilding,_8th_Earl_of_Denbigh .

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Denbigh, Lady Mary (d.3 June 1901)

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1857 - 1892

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Feilding, Lady Mary Frances Catherine (1823-1896)

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1823

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Welby, Victoria, Lady, 1837-1912 (1837-1912)

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29543057

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1887

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Created 2015-10-28 by Anna St.Onge.

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http://viaf.org/viaf/39110311
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolph_Feilding,_8th_Earl_of_Denbigh

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